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Eagles rule Carson Wentz out with knee injury Eagles rule Carson Wentz out with knee injury
- December 11, 2017

Check back to inforum.com for more on this developing story. Wentz, who was selected second in the 2016 draft, was 23 of 41 for 291 yards with four touchdown passes and an interception before exiting. Nick Foles immediately began practicing snaps with center Jason Kelce on the sideline in anticipation of going in. Wentz has been having a tremendous season and his name is at the forefront of the NFL's MVP race. (more...)
La Liga round-up: Atletico Madrid climb above Real Madrid with win La Liga round-up: Atletico Madrid climb above Real Madrid with win
- December 11, 2017

After a shaky start to the fixture, Barcelona settled and began to show their dominance at the Estadio de la Ceramica. Villarreal midfielder Roberto Soriano was the Yellow Submarine's main threat, seeing an acrobatic effort well saved by Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and firing one shot wide from just out the side box. (more...)
Cubs agree to terms with former Dodgers reliever Brandon Morrow Cubs agree to terms with former Dodgers reliever Brandon Morrow
- December 11, 2017

With the potential loss of free agent closer Wade Davis , rumored to test the free agency market, Morrow will conceivably be slotted into the closer role for the north siders. It is also rumored that Chicago will pursue a deal with starting pitcher Alex Cobb as the MLB Winter Meetings kick off. While Morrow has never served as a team's main closing option, he proved last season that he could be counted on with games on the line. (more...)
Chelsea boss admits he's only 'satisfied' with key man Chelsea boss admits he's only 'satisfied' with key man
- December 11, 2017

The ex-Italy coach was frustrated at the club's failure to bring in more players during the last transfer window. "This is not our case this season". The Hammers beat Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday (Sunday NZ time) with Reid contributing to a clean sheet after returning from a hamstring niggle. (more...)
Trubisky, Howard lead Bears over hapless Bengals 33-7 Trubisky, Howard lead Bears over hapless Bengals 33-7
- December 11, 2017

Tarik Cohen ran for 80 yards, and Kendall Wright caught 10 passes for 107 yards - the first Bears receiver to top 100 yards this season. Bears head coach John Fox is often criticized for being too conservative, but he opted to give Trubisky a chance on 4th-and-3 at Cincinnati's 34 late in the first half. (more...)
Tom Savage departs with possible concussion, scary reaction to hit Tom Savage departs with possible concussion, scary reaction to hit
- December 10, 2017

The Texans have yet to release an update on Savage's status for the remainder of Sunday's game. Brown suffered the injury during practice before sitting out the Seahawks game. Undrafted rookie Darrell Williams Jr. will serve as the swing tackle while Tim Barnes will be the backup along the interior. Meanwhile, defensive end Aaron Lynch is active for the first time since suffering a calf strain in Week 6. (more...)
With Franken out, Minnesota politics just became the focus of the nation With Franken out, Minnesota politics just became the focus of the nation
- December 10, 2017

He told reporters at an event in Minneapolis that he's looking for a "great senator" and "there are a number people who fit that bill". While some Democrats believe he should appoint a candidate who will immediately begin raising money and putting together an apparatus for a statewide run, others worry how that might look: Dayton playing kingmaker before the voters have their say. (more...)
Anthony Joshua reacts to Joseph Parker's recent antics Anthony Joshua reacts to Joseph Parker's recent antics
- December 10, 2017

WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Joshua is poised for a blockbuster 2018, with bouts against WBO title-holder Parker, WBC king Deontay Wilder and the unbeaten Tyson Fury all potentially in the offing. "Two; he could fight Joshua in a unification fight". "We haven't had a unified champion for a while and there's something special about a unification". (more...)
Irving, Scandrick, Durant Will Not Play In Sunday's Game vs. Giants Irving, Scandrick, Durant Will Not Play In Sunday's Game vs. Giants
- December 10, 2017

This is obviously a huge blow to the Cowboys, who are trying to make one final push for the playoffs. Durant, who has only played in seven games this season, will be missing his second straight game with a concussion. The Cowboys had hoped the extra time off would be sufficient for Irving to pass through the concussion protocol, but he has yet to be cleared. Right tackle La'el Collins also missed all three practices with a bulging disk in his back. (more...)
Jim Caldwell's future with Lions to be determined after season Jim Caldwell's future with Lions to be determined after season
- December 10, 2017

This past offseason, on the heels of a surprising 9-7 season that almost culminated in a playoff run, the Lions rewarded Jim Caldwell with a contract extension. Yet continuous slow starts, lack of the correct number of players on the field, and a season hanging in the balance have made it more apparent that he could be on the hot seat, as his contract extension is only through the 2018 season. (more...)
Real Madrid v Sevilla preview: Hosts forced to continue without Gareth Bale Real Madrid v Sevilla preview: Hosts forced to continue without Gareth Bale
- December 10, 2017

In their last La Liga game, Madrid were held to a scoreless draw for the second time in their past three games. However, Ronaldo believes the 12-time winners are capable of an upturn in form in the new year to carry them to a third straight Champions League title. (more...)
By the numbers: Panthers vs. Vikings By the numbers: Panthers vs. Vikings
- December 10, 2017

You keep on hitting him. Newton, 6-foot-5 and 245 pounds, is big. It has also been the second best team against the run this season, allowing 77 yards per game. The Panthers have listed five players as questionable for Sunday: wide receivers Kaelin Clay and Devin Funchess , centers Ryan Kalil and Tyler Larsen and tight end Greg Olsen . (more...)
Texas A&M DL Zaycoven Henderson arrested for aggravated assault Texas A&M DL Zaycoven Henderson arrested for aggravated assault
- December 10, 2017

According to a report from KBTX-TV in College Station, Texas, Texas A&M defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson has been arrested on three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, tampering with evidence and possession of marijuana. (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs look to end losing skid against the Raiders Kansas City Chiefs look to end losing skid against the Raiders
- December 10, 2017

It has been a hard last couple of week and a half for Cooper having to deal with both a concussion and ankle injury that he suffered on the same play against the Denver Broncos on November 26. Kansas City could not contain Oakland's wide receivers or tight end, giving up 417 yards and three scores to pass catchers. This season, Cooper has 42 catches for 499 yards and five touchdowns. (more...)
Nathan Peterman will start for Buffalo Bills against Indianapolis Colts Nathan Peterman will start for Buffalo Bills against Indianapolis Colts
- December 10, 2017

Looking for that unique holiday gift to give this year, if even to yourself? With the Bills still in the playoff hunt, they can only hope Peterman finds a way to avoid another disaster if they need him to start. Tyrod Taylor suffered a contusion of his left patellar tendon against the Patriots in Week 13. Peterman, a fifth-round pick in April's NFL Draft, came on in relief and went 6 of 15 for 50 yards, but with no interceptions. (more...)
Lindsey Vonn withdraws from World Cup race due to injury Lindsey Vonn withdraws from World Cup race due to injury
- December 10, 2017

Vonn jarred her back Saturday early in a World Cup super-G on the same St. Moritz course and completed the race in obvious pain in 24th place. Vonn's name remains on the start list for Sunday's event at the same resort, but whether she takes to the starting gate remains unclear. (more...)
Wenger: Arsenal Do Not Have A Title In Sight Wenger: Arsenal Do Not Have A Title In Sight
- December 10, 2017

German worldwide Shkofran Mustafi is suffering from a thigh muscle strain and he should be out of tomorrow's contest. Southampton have endured an inconsistent campaign with last weekend's 1-1 draw at Bournemouth leaving them sitting 12th in the table and four points above the drop zone so they'll be keen for a positive result tomorrow. (more...)
Manchester United keenly interested in Chelsea transfer target Manchester United keenly interested in Chelsea transfer target
- December 10, 2017

Over the last two seasons, the player has been an instrumental figure for the Bianconeri , who have won the Serie A title in each of the campaigns while also reaching the Champions League final in 2016-17. Add to that Sandro's experience in a variety of system―Juventus aren't afraid to shake things up―and he becomes even more appealing as a midseason addition who can slot in right away. (more...)
Bosz set to be sacked as Dortmund crash again Bosz set to be sacked as Dortmund crash again
- December 10, 2017

It appears they did not, and BVB made quick work in announcing his successor, with Stoger to take the reins until the end of this season. Bosz arrived at Signal Iduna Park having led Ajax to the Europa League final and established Dortmund as the early season pacesetters with six victories and a draw from their opening seven top-flight games. (more...)
West Ham owner blasts two January signings; one hits back West Ham owner blasts two January signings; one hits back
- December 10, 2017

Which would mean David Moyes might not get the chance to sign Steven Pienaar again. It's hugely unprofessional to say things like that about current players and Snodgrass was well within his rights to respond to his chairman on Twitter . (more...)