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Ange Postecoglou's Next Coaching Gig Has Been Locked In Ange Postecoglou's Next Coaching Gig Has Been Locked In
- December 19, 2017

As the club is aligned to the City Football Group, Postecoglou will reportedly head over to England first to shadow Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola before beginning in Japan. "Ange Postecoglou is an excellent coach, with an attractive and entertaining style of football which will suit our approach", said Marinos President Koichiro Furukawa. (more...)
Pacers lose to Celtics after committing brutal turnover in final seconds Pacers lose to Celtics after committing brutal turnover in final seconds
- December 19, 2017

Another Oladipo layup on the next trip down the floor gave IN a five-point lead with just 31.3 seconds to go. Boston has now won five straight games over Indiana. Ersan Ilyasova had a team-high 15 points for Atlanta. The Celtics rookie made two thundering dunks against the Pacers , one over Domantas Sabonis and another past Myles Turner and Victor Oladipo . (more...)
Game-time decision Monday Game-time decision Monday
- December 19, 2017

The Hornets didn't look back and even pushed their lead to as much as 27 points in the fourth. Michael Beasley: He's been solid (23 points Monday) and versatile for the Knicks so far. Charlotte outrebounded NY 47-37. The Knicks won the only previous game between the teams this season, 118-113 in NY on November 7. The two sides will next face off on March 17th in The Big Apple. (more...)
Browns won't commit to starting DeShone Kizer for the final two games Browns won't commit to starting DeShone Kizer for the final two games
- December 19, 2017

Perhaps at the top, with the owner, Jimmy Haslam , who these past miserable seasons has been the one constant. He introduced John Dorsey as the general manager Friday, Dec. Still, Kizer can't be blamed for everything that has gone wrong, much like Brown was not exclusively to blame for the Browns going 1-15 last season and 0-14 to this point in 2017. (more...)
JT Realmuto asks to be traded from Marlins JT Realmuto asks to be traded from Marlins
- December 19, 2017

The report also stated that Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto has informed the team of his desire to play elsewhere moving forward. As opposed to some of the other deals, a trade involving Realmuto would be about bringing back top prospects rather than shedding salary. (more...)
Cole Hamels Donates Mansion, Land to Nonprofit Camp for Kids Cole Hamels Donates Mansion, Land to Nonprofit Camp for Kids
- December 19, 2017

Hamels announced Friday that he is donating the mansion to a camp for kids with chronic illnesses and other special needs. The holidays are a time for giving and thinking of others, and Cole and Heidi Hamels obviously take that sentiment to heart. (more...)
World Champion sprinter Justin Gatlin embroiled in new doping scandal
- December 19, 2017

Undercover reporters from The Daily Telegraph spoke to Dennis Mitchell, Gatlin's coach, and Robert Wagner , his track agent, about obtaining human growth hormone and testosterone. Seb Coe, the IAAF president, told the paper: "These allegations are extremely serious and I know the Independent Athletics Integrity Unit will investigate in accordance with its mandate". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Gives Update On Real Madrid Future Cristiano Ronaldo Gives Update On Real Madrid Future
- December 19, 2017

Speaking after Sunday's 4-0 La Liga win at home to Deportivo La Coruna put Barca 11 points ahead of Madrid , although with one extra game played, Amor told Movistar Plus that the guard of honour would not be appropriate this weekend at the Bernabeu. (more...)
Tyson Fury to Anthony Joshua - 'Meet my demands or you get NOTHING!' Tyson Fury to Anthony Joshua - 'Meet my demands or you get NOTHING!'
- December 19, 2017

American Deontay Wilder holds the WBC belt, meaning the victor of Joshua v Parker could face Wilder with the prospect of one man holding all four major heavyweight titles for the first time in history. "I don't know if he is back or what his situation is, but, as I always say, I stay consistent with what I'm doing and it's up to him to get back on the gravy train". (more...)
Kaepernick and Curry `want in´ as Diddy plots Panthers… Kaepernick and Curry `want in´ as Diddy plots Panthers…
- December 19, 2017

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday night that he plans to sell the team at the conclusion of the season, a decision that came as the 81-year-old faces allegations of workplace misconduct, including claims of sexual harassment and the use of a racial slur from former employees reported by Sports Illustrated . (more...)
Germany global tells friends he wants to sign for Man United Germany global tells friends he wants to sign for Man United
- December 19, 2017

He has clearly lost Mourinho's trust and it's really hard to see a way back for him at United at present, meaning a January transfer might be the best solution for both player and club. Mkhitaryan, despite making a blistering start to the 2017/18 Premier League season, has struggled for minutes of late and hasn't started a game since the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea in November. (more...)
10 things to know about early signing period 10 things to know about early signing period
- December 19, 2017

How will this early signing period impact programs that have undergone a coaching change? It's unclear how many players will take advantage of the early signing period, or even if schools truly want committed players to sign before Christmas. (more...)
Graham Roberts destroys Tottenham on Twitter after loss v Man City Graham Roberts destroys Tottenham on Twitter after loss v Man City
- December 19, 2017

Huddersfield climbed to 11th in the 20-team standings approaching the midway point of its first Premier League campaign after winning 4-1 at Watford. "I'm not sure [City] are quite there". "They have done incredibly well with the run they have been on, but the Premier League is so hard, especially now with this Christmas period coming up". (more...)
Colin Kaepernick, Diddy, Steph Curry say they want to buy Carolina Panthers
- December 19, 2017

The NFL's Carolina Panthers are suddenly up for sale , after a blockbuster Sports Illustrated exposé revealed their owner Jerry Richardson had secretly paid out "significant settlements" to ex-employees for sexual harassment and use of racist slurs in the workplace. (more...)
Sigurdsson stunner for Everton helps sink struggling Swansea Sigurdsson stunner for Everton helps sink struggling Swansea
- December 19, 2017

GYLFI SIGURDSSON SCORED a glorious goal for Everton on his first appearance against old employers Swansea City , helping to set up a 3-1 Premier League victory. Premier League strugglers Swansea have this evening been dealt a blow in their fight against relegation, after striker Wilfried Bony picked up an injury during the Swans' clash with Everton . (more...)
Chris Paul Player of the Week Chris Paul Player of the Week
- December 19, 2017

I said it before: "I hate losing more than I like to win", he said, per ESPN's Tim McMahon . The winning streak is the Rockets' longest streak since a franchise-best 22 straight in 2007-08. He capped off the week by scoring 23 of his 25 points during the second half of a four-point win over Milwaukee. "I had never coached him in a back-to-back, but I'm thinking he's kind of dead", D'Antoni said. (more...)
Red Sox Sign Mitch Moreland To Two-Year Contract Red Sox Sign Mitch Moreland To Two-Year Contract
- December 19, 2017

Moreland returns to the Sox after hitting.246 with 22 home runs and 34 doubles in 2017. Moreland owns a.252 batting average with 132 homers and 433 RBIs in 922 career contests with the Texas Rangers and Red Sox . The 32-year-old played in a career-high 149 games for Boston in 2017, despite suffering a fractured toe on June 13. His home run total was just behind Mookie Betts (24) and Hanley Ramirez (23) on the Red Sox , who hit an AL-low 168 for the season. (more...)
A Mic Picked Up LeBron James And Lonzo Ball's Secret Conversation A Mic Picked Up LeBron James And Lonzo Ball's Secret Conversation
- December 19, 2017

You can't totally make out what LeBron says, but according to Reddit , he wants Ball to try and drown out the "white noise" that is around him. That's all it is. "So, of course I can relate", James said. Free agency rumors aside, that had to be a great moment for Ball, who has said multiple times that he modeled his game after James. (more...)
West Ham's Lanzini faces ban after being charged with diving West Ham's Lanzini faces ban after being charged with diving
- December 19, 2017

He also denied that Hughes's future was dependant on the next two games. "The power went off shortly before 2pm and was restored at 2.50pm, at which point the decision was made to push back kick-off by an hour". Javier Chicharito Hernandez leads the Hammers with four goals but the Mexican worldwide has not scored since October 28. Arnautovic was the subject of boos, jeers and obscene chants throughout and reacted by crossing his arms to symbolise the Irons of West Ham's badge. (more...)
Why David Silva misses Manchester City's clash against Tottenham Why David Silva misses Manchester City's clash against Tottenham
- December 19, 2017

Asked if he could have got into the side, Guardiola, who enjoyed a glittering playing career with Barcelona, said: "No way!" "The gap is big, obviously 11 points is a lot, but the league is not finished", Matic told Sky Sports . "We just need to keep that mentality going". Sunday's trip to West Brom will see Matic's regular midfield partner Paul Pogba serve the last match of his three-game suspension for a straight red card in a 3-1 victory over Arsenal on December 2. (more...)