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Cleveland Cavaliers assign Isaiah Thomas to Canton Charge Cleveland Cavaliers assign Isaiah Thomas to Canton Charge
- December 21, 2017

With the Charge not playing until Friday, the plan is to have Thomas practice with the Charge on Thursday in what the team is calling a full-team practice. McMenamin also reported that a late-December return is on the table, but the Cavs have ruled out a return before Christmas. He has yet to play a game for the Cavs this season, which may be one reason why the team is now third in the Eastern Conference going into Thursday night's play. (more...)
Rams Place Pro Bowl K Greg Zuerlein on Injured Reserve Rams Place Pro Bowl K Greg Zuerlein on Injured Reserve
- December 21, 2017

Once in L.A., Ficken will be set to replace Pro Bowl kicker Greg Zuerlein , who was placed on the injured reserved list following a back injury. He has made 38 of 40 field goal attempts and is 12-12 from 40-49 yards and 6-7 from over 50 yards. (more...)
Newcastle agree deal for Chelsea winger Newcastle agree deal for Chelsea winger
- December 21, 2017

The Brazilian attacker is set to join the Magpies at the turn of the New Year once the transfer window re-opens. The 30-year-old Brazil global finds himself on the sidelines having fallen foul of Blues boss Antonio Conte , after suffering a knee injury earlier in the season. (more...)
Menu, guests, venue: All details about Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma Delhi reception Menu, guests, venue: All details about Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma Delhi reception
- December 21, 2017

Social media has obsession with Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's wedding as it's not going to die anytime soon. Several fan clubs have shared the pictures from the Delhi wedding reception. Guests expected at the wedding include Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla and Acting BCCI President CK Khanna. (more...)
Texas sees first girl play, score in high school football championship game Texas sees first girl play, score in high school football championship game
- December 21, 2017

Nava said she didn't feel any pressure despite playing in AT&T Stadium and a freaky ultimatum from head coach Dwaine Lee. She put in some major work to improve her kicking game, where in six-man football, extra points are worth two points and field goals are worth four. (more...)
Bristol City were lucky to beat Manchester United - Jose Mourinho Bristol City were lucky to beat Manchester United - Jose Mourinho
- December 21, 2017

Ibrahimovic, who like Marcus Rashford had hit the post for United in the first half, thundered home a low freekick to restore parity seven minutes later. The Championship club have been entertaining the footballing world with their staged goal announcements in 2017 and, it being Christmas, clearly they've been doing a bit of festive filming with their team. (more...)
Dolphins Place Julius Thomas, Jermon Bushrod On Season-Ending IR Dolphins Place Julius Thomas, Jermon Bushrod On Season-Ending IR
- December 21, 2017

Thomas could still find himself on a new team this coming season. With Thomas set to sit out Miami's last two games of the season, Anthony Fasano and MarQueis Gray are in line to head the team's tight end corps. Other key players who missed practice on Wednesday include defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh, safety Michael Thomas and pass rusher Cameron Wake. The Dolphins' luck has been consistent this year: Consistently bad. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Shuts Down UFC Rumors Floyd Mayweather Shuts Down UFC Rumors
- December 21, 2017

White had stated that Mayweather's signing was " a realistic possibility ", just days after Mayweather had said he could make another billion dollars by fighting in the UFC . I'm just saying I could - I'm not doing it - but I'm saying what I could do to make a billion dollars quick, if I wanted to do that. I was never saying I was going to fight in the UFC, I didn't say that. (more...)
Joel Embiid Could Miss 2 More Games
- December 21, 2017

Back on December 9, the big man received a rest day for a contest against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 76ers would certainly like to have Embiid in the lineup, given they've dropped six of seven when he's out. Upon his return, our models project Embiid for averages of 21.3 points, 10.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.1 steals, and 1.9 blocks over 32.7 minutes per game remaining this season. (more...)
UNC Basketball: Tar Heels stunned at home by Wofford UNC Basketball: Tar Heels stunned at home by Wofford
- December 21, 2017

The Tar Heels were also behind in the second half against Tennessee last weekend but still managed to pull off a huge road win. The celebration could barely be contained and understandably. Down 75-72, UNC hurried back down the floor and Berry tried to get to the basket for a quick 2-pointer. "Pardon my appearance", Young said, "a little over-exuberance from my team". (more...)
Bayern Munich Complete Signing Of Wagner Bayern Munich Complete Signing Of Wagner
- December 21, 2017

The reigning Bundesliga champions are reported to have paid €13 million [£11.5 million] to secure the services of Wagner, who began his career with them, on a contract until June 2020. "In Sandro Wagner we have another Germany global coming to Bayern", he said. "We are confident that Sandro Wagner will further enhance the quality of our team through his class and experience". (more...)
Arsenal legend slams Alexis Sanchez Arsenal legend slams Alexis Sanchez
- December 21, 2017

Manchester City's main transfer target this January will be a centre-half, with Southampton's Virgil van Dijk now the top option, although the club also want to sign a number-six and a forward - still likely Alexis Sanchez - over the next six months. (more...)
MLS expected to announce Nashville expansion team MLS expected to announce Nashville expansion team
- December 21, 2017

In addition to Mayor Barry, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam assisted in the recruitment of the team, hosting MLS officials and corporate leaders at the Tennessee Residence. "We will have a team that everyone can be proud of, and we will take a leadership role in enhancing the growth of the sport in a region that already has a passionate soccer culture", Ingram said. (more...)
Venus Williams will not be charged by police for fatal crash Venus Williams will not be charged by police for fatal crash
- December 21, 2017

Jerome Barson , 78-year-old, died during an accident that the American tennis player was involved in. The police had initially found Williams at fault, but found in July through surveillance footage that her claim, that she entered the intersection on a green light but got stopped midpoint after another vehicle turned left in front of her, true. (more...)
Detroit Red Wings goalies are wearing festive gingerbread masks for the holidays Detroit Red Wings goalies are wearing festive gingerbread masks for the holidays
- December 21, 2017

The marker allowed the Flyers to make a strong third-period push against a Detroit team that had played the night before. In each of the last eight games, they have taken two or fewer penalties that left them shorthanded. Detroit is going to be a more exhausted unit playing a back-to-back with some travel. "Like I said, I will take the opportunity [to play] any time I get it". (more...)
New York Giants interview Dave Gettleman for general manager job New York Giants interview Dave Gettleman for general manager job
- December 21, 2017

Gettleman has worked 30 years in the National Football League, including 15 with the Giants before becoming Carolina's general manager from 2013-2016, a span in which the Panthers played in the Super Bowl after the 2015 season. And then Ross met Tuesday with co-owner Steve Tisch. As the GM of the Panthers from 2013-16, Gettleman posted a 40-23-1 record and went to a Super Bowl before being surprisingly fired just before training camp in July . (more...)
Cade Mays, the No. 1 recruit in Tennessee, will play at Georgia Cade Mays, the No. 1 recruit in Tennessee, will play at Georgia
- December 20, 2017

He used his final official visit this past weekend to go to Athens, and that visit seemed to seal the deal for him. Early in his high school career, Mays looked set to follow in the footsteps of his father, Kevin, who played offensive line for Tennessee in the 1990s. (more...)
Jackson Carman: Urban Meyer on 'back end of career' Jackson Carman: Urban Meyer on 'back end of career'
- December 20, 2017

Reporters later asked Swinney what he told Carman about Meyer, and the Clemson coach didn't exactly deny that he engaged in what some call "negative recruiting". Meyer has coached Ohio State since 2011. Carman, out of Fairfield, Ohio, is widely regarded as one of the top high school players in the 2018 class . (more...)
LaVar Ball reportedly starting Big Baller basketball league LaVar Ball reportedly starting Big Baller basketball league
- December 20, 2017

Ball added the league would follow National Basketball Association rules with four 12-minute quarters and the professional three-point line located 23.75 feet from the basket. Ball says his league's top player would make $10,000 a month and his lowest-ranked player would make $3,000 a month while displaying their skills for National Basketball Association scouts. (more...)
New World Chess Championship Logo Says, New World Chess Championship Logo Says, "Hey, Let's Fuck"
- December 20, 2017

Described as "controversial and trendy", it will be the public symbol of the championship, which takes place in London in November 2018. I believe World Chess has followed through on its stated concept. I'm not going to throw shade on the players depicted here. Meanwhile, others were confused by what appeared to be a smaller than regulation sized chess board, which led one person to suggest this was the dawning of the " chess equivalent of Twenty20 cricket ". (more...)