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Chris Bosh's House Drug Trafficking Fortress ... Cops Say Chris Bosh's House Drug Trafficking Fortress ... Cops Say
- December 10, 2017

The home, located in DeSoto, Texas, is allegedly the residence of Bosh's mother, Freida Bosh , who has been named as a suspect in the drug trafficking sting. We're told no one has been arrested at this point - but that could be coming soon. The website added: " As for Chris, one law enforcement source connected to the case told us, 'We don't believe Chris has any connection short of owning the house '". (more...)
Toronto FC defeats Seattle Sounders to win first MLS Cup — NewsAlert Toronto FC defeats Seattle Sounders to win first MLS Cup — NewsAlert
- December 10, 2017

Victor Vazquez eventually tapped in a second when Altidore's effort rebounded off the upright to get the celebrations started at the 90 minute. With their Canadian Championship they completed a historic MLS treble. Vazquez converted from close range in the waning moments after a shot from Armando Cooper bounced off the right post. Frei made good saves to deny Jonathan Osorio, Giovinco, Marco Delgado and Víctor Vazquez in the first half. (more...)
Missouri's Barry Odom gets two-year contract extension Missouri's Barry Odom gets two-year contract extension
- December 10, 2017

Mizzou will face former Big 12 rival Texas in the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl on December 27. According to USA Today's latest salary database , Odom's 2017 buyout ($1,462,500) ranked second-to-last among Power 5 coaches and 76th among all FBS coaches. (more...)
Nebraska volleyball sweeps Colorado, advances to Elite Eight Nebraska volleyball sweeps Colorado, advances to Elite Eight
- December 10, 2017

Nebraska's not anxious about that now, though, after bringing Kentucky's season to a crushing end Saturday in the NCAA Elite Eight. The Nebraska program has accomplished a lot - it's No. Albrecht led the Huskers with 13 kills on a.344 hitting percentage, including kills on each of her first three attempts of the match. Kentucky got a few kills in the second half of the set, and cut its deficit to 22-17. (more...)
TCU AD Chris Del Conte assuming role at Texas TCU AD Chris Del Conte assuming role at Texas
- December 10, 2017

He has helped establish the program as a national power under coach Gary Patterson and led the charge for the $174 million facelift given to Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas . Texas has found its next athletic director and managed to do so by taking from one of its in-state rivals. He was earning roughly $700,000 annually with the Horned Frogs, and now he is expected to earn about $1 million with Texas. (more...)
Suspended Steelers Wide Receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster Jokes He Can't Tip Anymore Suspended Steelers Wide Receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster Jokes He Can't Tip Anymore
- December 10, 2017

Bengals safety also received a one-game suspension for a hit on Steelers star in the end zone in the fourth quarter when Brown was deemed to be a defenseless receiver. I don't think anybody wants that, coach (Mike) Tomlin or myself or any of the clubs. Burfict has been at the center of the nastiness. "On a play which began with 3:55 left in the game, you violently struck a defenseless receiver in the head and neck area". (more...)
Jermain Defoe Rattles In A Sublime Half-Volley Against Crystal Palace Jermain Defoe Rattles In A Sublime Half-Volley Against Crystal Palace
- December 10, 2017

But it was no surprise that Zaha sparked a turnaround in their fortunes, latching onto a Benteke flick, leaving Nathan Ake in his wake and rounding Begovic, whose trip prompted Friend to point to the spot and Milivojevic made no mistake, converting into the top-right corner. (more...)
Seabelo Senatla sizzles for brilliant Blitzboks Seabelo Senatla sizzles for brilliant Blitzboks
- December 09, 2017

Despite a worrying pool play hiccup against the United States, New Zealand are through to the quarter-finals of the rugby sevens world series tournament in Cape Town. A late Senatla try in the Blitzboks 26-5 win over Kenya in the final match of the programme, neatly bookended a day that belonged to flyer. The USA hammered New Zealand 22-0 and humbled Australia 31-14. (more...)
Carolina Hurricanes sold to Dallas entrepreneur Carolina Hurricanes sold to Dallas entrepreneur
- December 10, 2017

Seattle plans to have a new arena ready by 2020 with the intent of luring an National Hockey League and an NBA team as anchor tenants. Peter Karmanos Jr ., co-founder and former CEO of Compuware and now head of MadDog Technology in Birmingham, has agreed to sell the majority stake of his NHL hockey club, the Carolina Hurricanes , the team announced Thursday. (more...)
Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City
- December 09, 2017

It was nearly two within minutes as Gayle once again got onto another great through ball this time from Mikel Merino , the number nine went alone and took his time and picked his spot but it whistled past the left-hand post of Schmeichel. Mikel Merino played it in to Gayle, who was once again able to get in behind the Leicester defence. Both clubs pushed for a victor and a decisive goal did come in the 86th minute in freaky fashion. (more...)
Cesar Azpilicueta Has Sights Set on Breaking His Own Appearance Record Cesar Azpilicueta Has Sights Set on Breaking His Own Appearance Record
- December 09, 2017

Five English teams are in the draw for the Champions League last-16 for the first time in the competition's history, after winning 21 of the 30 group stage matches they contested. The 28-year-old defender remains one among the most consistent players at the Stamford Bridge. And Rose thinks Spurs clearly had the tougher group, with the left-back casting doubt on just how hard Liverpool and Manchester United's groups were. (more...)
No. 1 Duke Opens ACC At Boston College No. 1 Duke Opens ACC At Boston College
- December 09, 2017

The Eagles knocked down a barrage of 3-pointers in the first half (11-for-16), and led Duke (11-1, 0-1 ACC) for most of the game. Ky Bowman led the charge for the Eagles, who toppled the Blue Devils, 89-84. Freshman guard Gary Trent Jr ., as he's done all season, kept Duke in the game with some big time 3-pointers. He had help all game long, though, especially from 3-point range. (more...)
Jordan Ayew features as Bony powers Swansea past West Brom Jordan Ayew features as Bony powers Swansea past West Brom
- December 09, 2017

Fernandez played 62 minutes for the Swansea under-23 side that beat Colchester under-23s 5-1, while Kyle Bartley is set to return to training after undergoing knee surgery. "The commitment of the players you can't really fault today, we just need that little bit of quality. We have a hard test against Manchester City , the best team in the league, but there are points up for grabs so let's see what we get". (more...)
Sharma closes in on first European Tour win at Joburg Open
- December 09, 2017

I have a good lead but you saw some low scores today. The 21-year-old, who is ranked 462 in the world, scored seven birdies over the par-72 Firethorn track in warm, partly overcast conditions and did not drop a shot. "It is a really nice birthday present", said Blomstrand. "But I got off to a good start, I hit the ball close and I was very good at reading the lines on the green", the Indian said. (more...)
Smith-Schuster's suspension upheld, Steelers WR to miss Week 14 Smith-Schuster's suspension upheld, Steelers WR to miss Week 14
- December 09, 2017

The appeal was heard Tuesday afternoon. Both Smith-Schuster and Iloka will be eligible to return to their team's active rosters on Monday, December 11 following the Baltimore-Pittsburgh and Chicago-Cincinnati games on December 10. Often times plays like that are teachable moments. He's a better sportsman than he displayed after the block. He's got to work hard so people understand the type of man he is from a sportsmanship standpoint and that's not something that's going to happen overnight. (more...)
Forsling's Goal In OT Lifts Blackhawks Over Sabres, 3-2 Forsling's Goal In OT Lifts Blackhawks Over Sabres, 3-2
- December 09, 2017

Buffalo (7-17-5) led 1-0 after the first period and 2-1 after the second, and they had an opportunity to notch their first win in Chicago since 2007 when they went on the power play late in the third. Patrick Kane now has gone 3 games without a point and Toews only found the scoresheet with 4.5 seconds left when Forsling scored the game victor. In a corresponding roster move, the Blackhawks have reassigned Jean-Francois Berube to the Rockford IceHogs. (more...)
Al Horford fills the box score again as Celtics best Mavericks Al Horford fills the box score again as Celtics best Mavericks
- December 09, 2017

Ginobili had other big plays in that game leading up to his game-winner that were just as spectacular. "He's wonderful - he loves those moments", Popovich continued. Over his last four, he's averaging 18.0 points, 8.0 assists and 7.5 rebounds a night, along with seven total blocks across that span. It just wasn't immediately apparent what team would make it and who it would be. (more...)
Henderson has 'hardest job in football' as Liverpool skipper Henderson has 'hardest job in football' as Liverpool skipper
- December 09, 2017

Henderson replaced Gerrard, who scored 186 goals in 710 appearances for Liverpool , as captain in the summer of 2015 when the Reds legend - who is now a youth coach at Anfield - joined LA Galaxy. 'But they are s*** stories, so I can not change that, so give me another word for it. I knew people would make a sh*t story of it. Actually it is no story apart from in England, and especially in Liverpool it is a story. (more...)
Rafael Nadal, Muguruza crowned ITF world champions Rafael Nadal, Muguruza crowned ITF world champions
- December 09, 2017

Nadal finished the year at No. 1 with six titles (including his 10th French Open and third US Open crowns). Muguruza added: "Becoming ITF world champion in such a competitive year is awesome for me and is even more special because Rafa has also been awarded on the men's side". (more...)
Rory McIlroy announces schedule in build-up to Masters Rory McIlroy announces schedule in build-up to Masters
- December 09, 2017

Diamond caddied seven events for McIlroy last season after the four-time major champion split with JP Fitzgerald during the summer. "I'm not old, but when you look at all of the guys that are coming up behind me". So where else is he going to be playing? Former world number one McIlroy is now having an extended break from competition after an injury-hampered 2017 during which he did not win a tournament anywhere in the world for the first time since 2008. (more...)