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Roger Goodell's new contract will be his last as National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell's new contract will be his last as National Football League commissioner
- December 15, 2017

Goodell has been the league's commissioner since 2006, and recently signed a five-year contract extension worth $40 million per year. Lockhart also noted Goodell will spend time helping the league identify his potential successor over the next seven years. (more...)
Late-Night Comedians Roast Roy Moore for Riding Pony to Alabama Polls Late-Night Comedians Roast Roy Moore for Riding Pony to Alabama Polls
- December 15, 2017

According to Moore, riding to the polls on horseback is a "family tradition". Colbert even debuted a new song to celebrate the occasion, a cowboy ballad called "The Legend of Roy Moore ". "A man who rode across the land, touching teens with his hands", Colbert crooned, shortly after airing footage of Moore riding his horse to a campaign event earlier this week. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers warns Celtic players fatigue is no excuse Brendan Rodgers warns Celtic players fatigue is no excuse
- December 15, 2017

Brendan Rodgers's side will head into the match against Hamilton on the back of a 2-2 draw with Hibernian away from home at Easter Road in the league. But the 21-year-old admits one bid could change everything. I just focus on my football and give my best for the club and we will see. "Since our first pre-season game, we've been training, playing, training, playing - right the way through to now". (more...)
Wilshere: No date in the diary for contract talks Wilshere: No date in the diary for contract talks
- December 15, 2017

But on the whole, Wenger felt frustrated with how the match went, particularly regarding West Ham's willingness to sit back. "He is not a sub for me, he is a regular player, but I have plenty of good strikers and you can not play all of them together. (more...)
The Road-Legal Hypercar That Costs $1 Million The Road-Legal Hypercar That Costs $1 Million
- December 14, 2017

Electro-hydraulic steering that rewards accurate inputs and gives the purest feedback. The final build slot for McLaren's new track-focused Senna supercar has been auctioned off for £2million. Given the famous name that this new McLaren bears, its unrivalled extreme performance and dynamic excellence should be no surprise. The McLaren Senna driver is hardwired into the dynamic experience the vehicle delivers. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather says he could make a billion dollars fighting in UFC Floyd Mayweather says he could make a billion dollars fighting in UFC
- December 14, 2017

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Iniesta: Coutinho would be important signing for Barcelona Iniesta: Coutinho would be important signing for Barcelona
- December 14, 2017

There are also claims that the Brazilian was not happy with Klopp's decision to drop him from the starting eleven against Everton at the weekend after he scored a hat-trick against Spartak Moscow in midweek. So whilst Mundo Deportivo say the "double guarantee... generates tranquility" at Barcelona , that's quite clearly questionable, and is why both Catalan sport newspapers continue to wheel out alternatives. (more...)
Paul leads Rockets over Hornets 108-96 for 11th straight win Paul leads Rockets over Hornets 108-96 for 11th straight win
- December 14, 2017

The Houston Rockets dominated once again at Toyota Center. The win improves the Rockets record to an National Basketball Association best 22-4, and the 11 straight wins is the team's longest win streak since it won 22 in a row in 2008. "That advantage is going to be key for us". After the teams traded baskets to start the third quarter, the Rockets scored the next seven points, eventually upping the lead to 22. (more...)
At Least One Dead and Several Injured After Explosion in Austria At Least One Dead and Several Injured After Explosion in Austria
- December 14, 2017

The explosion set off a fire, which operator Gas Connect said was completely extinguished by mid-afternoon. Police wrote on Twitter that the explosion was triggered by a "technical cause", but didn't elaborate and said that local authorities are investigating. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo will remain at Real Madrid says Zinedine Zidane Cristiano Ronaldo will remain at Real Madrid says Zinedine Zidane
- December 14, 2017

Cristiano has had a great year and I'm happy for him. Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo has won a record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or award for this year's best player, it has been announced. Ronaldo scored a brace in the 5-0 thrashing and Zidane who has always defended the forward during his goal drought, and feels vindicated after his performance. (more...)
Athletics to acquire Stephen Piscotty from the Cardinals Athletics to acquire Stephen Piscotty from the Cardinals
- December 14, 2017

Additionally, St. Louis' trade for Marcell Ozuna earlier Wednesday left Piscotty without a spot in the Cardinals starting outfield. Last season though, it's like the light bulb went dark, as Piscotty's batting line dropped almost 40 points to an underwhelming.235/.342/.367, as he cranked an anemic nine homers, and drove home a disappointing 39 runs. (more...)
Froome fears salbutamol stigma for asthma sufferers
- December 14, 2017

I know what those rules are and I also know what limits are to be maintained, Froome added. The four-time Tour de France victor also nodded in agreement when it was put to him that the world only knew about his adverse analytical finding on 7 September because of investigative work carried about by two newspapers, the Guardian and Le Monde - suggesting that both Team Sky , British Cycling and cycling's governing body, the UCI, were planning to keep the news secret. (more...)
NFL Great Tommy Nobis Dies NFL Great Tommy Nobis Dies
- December 14, 2017

He won the Outland Trophy, Maxwell Award, Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy and was named a consensus All-American as a senior at Texas in 1965. Nobis' No. The 5-time pro bowl linebacker started his career off with a bang recording an National Football League record 294 tackles for Atlanta as a rookie and ended it after 40 years in the organization in 2006. (more...)
Rams in Position to Boost Jets Pick Acquired from Seahawks Rams in Position to Boost Jets Pick Acquired from Seahawks
- December 14, 2017

And pre-Kam Chancellor injury. Prior to the injury, Woods had arguably become the hottest receiver in the passing game for Los Angeles by catching 20 passes in a three-game span to go along with four touchdowns. How about a one-year subscription to the ultimate sports streaming service in Canada, with access to every NFL game, soccer, tennis, hockey and, Canada's men's and women's national FIBA team . (more...)
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is back, but not to save the season Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is back, but not to save the season
- December 14, 2017

Now with a 7-6 record, the Packers hope that Rodgers' return would lit a fire underneath the team and sustain the momentum of a two-game win streak going into a critical showdown with the Carolina Panthers . We've all had our fair share of injuries and sadness and it's the Vikings' time, it's our time and we'll take it however we can get it. In the three prior games, he threw 10 touchdown passes with only one interception in in consecutive victories over Cincinnati, Chicago and Dallas. (more...)
Bill Belichick answers Steelers question with silence following Patriots loss to Dolphins Bill Belichick answers Steelers question with silence following Patriots loss to Dolphins
- December 14, 2017

The locker room wasn't in very good spirits and the plane flight home was very quiet. "We've had a lot of good nights this year and (this) was a bad night". Of course, they also need a better Tom Brady . I think it shows that they've got a winning approach. Both returnees are expected to bolster their team's offense. (more...)
AC Milan await UEFA verdict on Voluntary Agreement AC Milan await UEFA verdict on Voluntary Agreement
- December 14, 2017

On Monday, they were drawn against Ludogorets in the UEFA Europa League Round of 32, though that was nothing compared to what has followed. AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has shrugged off speculation that Gianluigi Donnarumma wants to leave the club by saying the goalkeeper looks as committed as ever to the side. (more...)
Louisville countersues Pitino, saying fired coach cost school money Louisville countersues Pitino, saying fired coach cost school money
- December 14, 2017

The NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee ruled in June that the Cardinals must scratch 123 victories from their record - including their 2013 national title - and ordered the university to return any money it made through conference revenue sharing. (more...)
Josh McCown's injury gives Jets no excuse to hide Christian Hackenberg Josh McCown's injury gives Jets no excuse to hide Christian Hackenberg
- December 14, 2017

The Jets are nearly certainly going to take a quarterback in the draft next April. NY has been most productive in the middle of the back seven; Davis has 109 tackles, weak-side linebacker Darron Lee has 78 tackles, three sacks and eight tackles-for-loss, and the Jets have a blossoming tandem of rookie safeties in former LSU star Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye . (more...)
Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson 'feels good' about 3rd daughter on the way Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson 'feels good' about 3rd daughter on the way
- December 14, 2017

The couple posed for photographs, with Johnson wrapping his arms around Hashian to gently touch her baby bump. The expectant mother wore a red sleeveless velvet dress that came up with a higher hem on one side she paired it with a strappy open toe heel. (more...)