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Featured Stock: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 1.74% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $14.58. The shares now trade at $56.01 and have been able to report a change of 2.26% over the past one week. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated had 70 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN ) now trades with a market capitalization of $15.68 Billion. (more...)
Boxing Preview: Billy Joe Saunders v David Lemieux Boxing Preview: Billy Joe Saunders v David Lemieux
- December 17, 2017

This is Sporting News' live coverage of Montreal's David Lemieux vs. Lemieux, himself a former middleweight title holder, has promised to "do everyone a favour" by "getting rid" of Saunders. "I don't care if there's a million people (cheering for Lemieux)". However he is more then open who can be caught either coming in and just in general, defence is not high on the priority list of the Canadian. (more...)
Guardiola coy on Alexis Sanchez swoop Guardiola coy on Alexis Sanchez swoop
- December 17, 2017

The story surrounding the future of Chilean global Sanchez was one of the talking points of the summer transfer window, with all of Bayern Munich, PSG, Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City having expressed an interest in the 28-year-old. (more...)
Solanke irked by disallowed goal but content with start to Liverpool life
- December 17, 2017

Replays indicated the ball had struck Solanke on his chest and then arm before going in. The hosts thought their frustration against an organised Albion outfit was finally over when substitute Solanke put the ball in with around eight minutes of normal time to go, but after a few moments of confusion, referee Paul Tierney , having consulted with his assistant, ruled the effort should not stand. (more...)
Palace stun Leicester 3-0 Palace stun Leicester 3-0
- December 17, 2017

In eight previous meetings, Hodgson has never lost against Leicester as a manager, something he'll be keen to continue as Palace look to go seven games unbeaten for the first time in the Premier League. The loss drops Newcastle, who are winless in nine, into the relegation zone. Benteke ended his goal drought by opening scoring for Palace in the 19th minute before Wilfred Zaha doubled the advantage in the 40th. (more...)
Military Court Sentences Soldier to Death, Others to Jail Terms Military Court Sentences Soldier to Death, Others to Jail Terms
- December 17, 2017

The approval, which was one of the major issues discussed at the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja, comes as the states' support to the Federal Government to rid the North East of the insurgents. "The details of spending aren't usually made public". The meeting held inside the Council Chamber of the Aso Villa and was chaired by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. (more...)
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll not shocked by Michael Bennett averting fine Seahawks coach Pete Carroll not shocked by Michael Bennett averting fine
- December 17, 2017

Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi was fined $24,309 for verbal abuse of a referee while Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was fined $12,154 for unsportsmanlike conduct. Carroll knew he was going to get penalized for the move, he said after Sunday's game. I was just trying to slow them down. Carroll and three other coaches were fined for "improperly entering the playing field" during last week's games, NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero said. (more...)
Chris Froome Fails Drug Test And Could Face Ban Chris Froome Fails Drug Test And Could Face Ban
- December 17, 2017

The debate will focus on when Froome took his last dose of the drug, how dehydrated he was and if anything else he was taking or eating may have had an impact. The distinction is important. The news of Froome's test result broke early on Wednesday. Inhalers are permitted in cycling - so Salbutamol is not a banned substance - and riders are asked to explain if their blood concentration is above the permitted limits. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino insists Spurs are up for Manchester City challenge Mauricio Pochettino insists Spurs are up for Manchester City challenge
- December 17, 2017

Given City's ideal form and the talent of a Spurs side capable of beating anyone, we might have to prepare to watch what could be the best match of the season so far. "We are so satisfied for the mentality, winning 15 games and now another one". "Like all games, every opponent is different and you need to design a different plan", Pochettino told Spurs TV . (more...)
Unbeaten NC A&T defeats Grambling in Celebration Bowl Unbeaten NC A&T defeats Grambling in Celebration Bowl
- December 17, 2017

I don't know that you'll ever see it again in an HBCU, simply because of the money games (against higher-division FBS teams) you have to play every year. N.C. A&T's Lyndemian Brooks recovered a fumble at the Grambling 8 in the fourth quarter, but the Aggies came up empty when Cartwright tried to punch it in from a yard out on fourth down and was stopped by defensive end Brandon Varner. (more...)
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl 2017 preview, prediction, live stream Raycom Media Camellia Bowl 2017 preview, prediction, live stream
- December 17, 2017

Start fast and furious - Both defenses have played pretty solid football throughout the season, but this game shapes up as an offensive slugfest from start to finish. The Blue Raiders were 6-6 in the 2017 regular season, and finished 71st in S&P+. He would have to crack a decent Middle Tennessee defense to pull off that feat, as the Blue Raiders secondary allows just 212 yards on average through the air. (more...)
Reggie Bush to retire as a New Orleans Saints Reggie Bush to retire as a New Orleans Saints
- December 17, 2017

After the Saints got their first win of the 2017 season, Kevin Foote made a decision to break down his five favorite Saints regular season wins ever in the latest Foote's Five. He played college at USC, recording over 4,500 yards and 38 touchdowns. It seems nearly impossible, but it has now been over four years since the Detroit Lions last had a player rush for over 100 yards in a single game. (more...)
IN upsets No. 18 Notre Dame in OT IN upsets No. 18 Notre Dame in OT
- December 17, 2017

Here is a period-by-period recap of the matchup. But then, the turning point happened halfway through the first half. Junior Irish guard Rex Pflueger answered with a reverse layup to tie the game at 2-2 with 17:51 left. After committing two turnovers in the first half, Notre Dame finished with nine. He missed the free throw, but Zach McRoberts got the rebound for Indiana. (more...)
Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette won't play vs. Texans Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette won't play vs. Texans
- December 17, 2017

But he insisted Thursday he would play. On Friday, Fournette was listed as questionable after missing the entire week's slate of practices. After Fournette suffered his last injury, Bortles touched upon his importance to the team. Wide receiver Allen Hurns will miss his fifth-straight game this weekend. Marrone said Friday the Jaguars can go into game day with that number of wide receivers active. (more...)
Can't leave California for 25 days Can't leave California for 25 days
- December 17, 2017

Caldwell-Pope was not with the team in Cleveland on Thursday for what the Lakers had said were personal reasons. "I am grateful for the Court's consideration and for the support of the Los Angeles Lakers and all involved in allowing me to continue with my National Basketball Association season while I complete the strict requirements set by the Court", Caldwell-Pope said in a statement. (more...)
Oklahoma knocks off Wichita State Oklahoma knocks off Wichita State
- December 17, 2017

Sixteen of Manek's 21 points came in the first half, helping the Sooners open up a double-digit lead. He's now the top scorer in the country at 28.8 ppg and also is top five in assist at 8.8 a game. "They don't have to take it that extra couple of feet to slow down the break". "Those are the three things you have to do. Hopefully we can get some as well". (more...)
Darts followers go costume loopy for the World Championships Darts followers go costume loopy for the World Championships
- December 17, 2017

I've got a few days off now to get ready for the next one. In the first set he went behind 1-2 before rallying to take the next two legs and the set against the throw. Among the other early results at the "Ally Pally" was a win for world No.1 Michael van Gerwen. The first shock of the tournament saw the body-popping Belgian Dimitri van den Bergh dance his way into the second round with a 3-1 win over 2014 Lakeside world champion Stephen Bunting . (more...)
Manning lifts Georgia State to first bowl win Manning lifts Georgia State to first bowl win
- December 17, 2017

Georgia State got its first bowl in in program history on Saturday, defeating Western Kentucky 27-17 in the Cure Bowl. The Panthers' defense deserves enormous credit for holding Western Kentucky in check, too. Western Kentucky had its three-game bowl winning streak snapped. The chances for a fourth straight win were hindered by three turnovers - one of them on a trick play early in the fourth quarter - and six sacks. (more...)
Troy vs. North Texas, New Orleans Bowl 2017 live stream Troy vs. North Texas, New Orleans Bowl 2017 live stream
- December 17, 2017

North Texas has a relatively young squad with only a handful of senior starters. North Texas' offense against Troy's defense should be a fun matchup, especially in the fast track of the Superdome. Brown's Trojans shocked the college football world with a win over LSU in their last trip to Louisiana. OREGON LB Troy Dye has 103 tackles in his sophomore season, 48 more than the next closest Oregon defender. (more...)
Russell Simmons Denies Sexual Assault Allegations, Starts '#NotMe' Movement Russell Simmons Denies Sexual Assault Allegations, Starts '#NotMe' Movement
- December 17, 2017

She claims she told Simmons she would either leave or she would finish the massage as long as he agreed that he wouldn't try to initiate any more sexual activities, and the rest of the massage passed without another incident. Simmons announced on November 30 that he was stepping down from his business roles after two women accused him of assault - claims he also denied. She writes that he took her home from a NYC club, had the driver lock the doors of the auto and then forced her to go to ... (more...)