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Chris Paul ruled out for game against LA Clippers Chris Paul ruled out for game against LA Clippers
- December 22, 2017

The Rockets face the Clippers on Friday, and it has yet to be determined whether Capela will be available. It was the first loss in a Rockets' uniform for Paul, who missed a month of the National Basketball Association season with a bruised left knee suffered in Houston's season-opening victory over the defending champion Golden State Warriors. (more...)
Florida State vs. Southern Miss Florida State vs. Southern Miss
- December 22, 2017

Today's game will take place from Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Florida and air live on the ACC Network. The 6-6 Florida State Seminoles are now preparing to face Southern Mississippi in the Independence Bowl on December 27th, but very detailed report posted on Reddit questions whether Florida State is officially bowl eligible, just days before the game. (more...)
UGA starting LB Natrez Patrick entering treatment for 'personal issues' UGA starting LB Natrez Patrick entering treatment for 'personal issues'
- December 22, 2017

He had positive drug tests twice over the past three weeks, the DawgNation report indicated. "Natrez is receiving treatment for his personal issues and we look forward to the completion of that treatment so he can put this behind him", Patrick's lawyer, Billy Healen, reportedly said. (more...)
Bristol City Pulls Stunning Upset Over Manchester United in Stoppage Time Bristol City Pulls Stunning Upset Over Manchester United in Stoppage Time
- December 22, 2017

None more so than Joe Bryan, a popular Bristolian and product of the club's academy, whose wonderful second-half strike had put City ahead before Zlatan Ibrahimovic's equalising free kick looked likely to inspire a United comeback win. "It was another day in the office and for some of our players they probably didn't even want to come into the office today", he explained. The roof well and truly lifted off but the side should never have been allowed to be in that position, let alone win the ... (more...)
Tim Donaghy charged with aggravated assault after alleged threat with hammer Tim Donaghy charged with aggravated assault after alleged threat with hammer
- December 22, 2017

Donaghy, who was an National Basketball Association ref for 13 years and officiated 792 games, resigned from his gig in 2007. Donaghy's lawyer told TMZ that his client thought he daughter was doing drugs with a friend and brought the hammer with him as protection. (more...)
Seahawks Fined $100000 For Failing To Follow Concussion Protocol Seahawks Fined $100000 For Failing To Follow Concussion Protocol
- December 22, 2017

Wilson was taken off the field with a head injury against the Washington Redskins on November 5 and should have been evaluated by an independent neurologist on the sideline. Additionally, the league will make the coaching staff and medical staff attend a remedial training session. "The NFL and the NFLPA will continue to look at potential modifications to the protocols in an effort to keep players safe". (more...)
Blake Bortles Responds to Jadeveon Clowney Calling Him 'Trash' Blake Bortles Responds to Jadeveon Clowney Calling Him 'Trash'
- December 22, 2017

Jacksonville fan Bonnie Upright claimed to ESPN that she came up with the idea. That has seen long-suffering Jaguars fans embark on a prank, ordering rubbish bins online and sending them directly to Clowney care of the Texans' stadium. That would be Blake Bortles of the Jacksonville Jaguars , who this month has completed 71 percent of his passes, is tied for the lead in touchdown passes and has the highest passer rating of any quarterback. (more...)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope playing games while jailed
- December 22, 2017

Lakers player Kentavious Caldwell-Pope wasn't there for the game, not because he's injured or in the dog house, but because he can't leave the state of California. Though specifics behind his violation are not readily available, The Los Angeles Times notes that court records show the former Detroit Pistons guard was absent for several required drug and alcohol screenings. (more...)
Panthers QB Cam Newton 'disgruntled' that Jerry Richardson is selling the franchise Panthers QB Cam Newton 'disgruntled' that Jerry Richardson is selling the franchise
- December 21, 2017

Newton compared his situation then, to Richardson's situation now. "But I take sexual assault extremely seriously — and I don't want to offend anyone — but having a lot of allegations thrown at a person, I don't think that is really fair". "So I'm just going to stay in my lane and worry about throwing touchdowns on Sunday, and let the rest handle itself". "I didn't approve of it", Newton recalled Wednesday. (more...)
Ajax sack assistant Dennis Bergkamp in coaching clear-out Ajax sack assistant Dennis Bergkamp in coaching clear-out
- December 21, 2017

There had also been a difference of opinion with Bergkamp, a club icon from his playing days, over the technical direction of the club, the statement added. 'Together with the supervisory board, we as management. are grateful to Marcel, Dennis and Hennie for their efforts for the club'. It would be recalled that Ajax were knocked out of Champions League qualifying in the second round by French side Nice, leaving them with the Europa League as their only option to achieve something in ... (more...)
Transfer rumor roundup: Lozano to Arsenal, Luiz to Newcastle Transfer rumor roundup: Lozano to Arsenal, Luiz to Newcastle
- December 22, 2017

According to the same story, Wenger is keen on Lozano and is prepared to make the PSV attacker the most expensive Mexican player of all-time. In your opinion, is Lozano good enough to replace Alexis? Everton , however, are not the only side thought to be keen on adding the Mexico global to their ranks, with fellow Premier League side Arsenal also keeping tabs on the winger's development. (more...)
NFL Minute: Jimmy Garoppolo vs. elite Jaguars and Rams defenses NFL Minute: Jimmy Garoppolo vs. elite Jaguars and Rams defenses
- December 21, 2017

All my catches I've had, none of them were insane catches. He's an excellent head coach, an excellent play caller. Even though the 49ers have a 4-10 record, they are a much better team than the record otherwise indicates, after suffering through a rash of injuries that has left the team hobbled. (more...)
Harden Scores 51, But Lakers End Rockets Win Streak Harden Scores 51, But Lakers End Rockets Win Streak
- December 21, 2017

Rookie guard Lonzo Ball added 16 points and nine rebounds while Larry Nance and Brandon Ingram scored 13 apiece for the Lakers . Rookie forward Kyle Kuzma set career highs with 38 points and seven 3-pointers, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame 51 points from James Harden to end the Houston Rockets' 14-game winning streak with a 122-116 victory Wednesday night. (more...)
Derek Jeter turned Marlins into 'terrible' mess: Dee Gordon Derek Jeter turned Marlins into 'terrible' mess: Dee Gordon
- December 21, 2017

Those are decisions that the individual owners make, and they do not have to be cleared by us or approved by us. Manfred: We do not approve operating decisions by any ownership. I would much rather have a situation where we're answering questions from fans who are passionate, as opposed to everyone sitting there saying all positives. (more...)
Here's What Cam Newton Thinks About Diddy Trying to Buy the Panthers Here's What Cam Newton Thinks About Diddy Trying to Buy the Panthers
- December 21, 2017

The captains of the Panthers held their own meeting with the owner and left the meeting feeling upset that he was going to sell the team. "That's how I feel about it". "Richardson take these allegations very seriously and are fully committed to a full investigation and taking appropriate steps to address and remediate any misconduct", team spokesman Steven Drummond said. (more...)
Guardiola to play goalkeeper Ederson in new position against Leicester Guardiola to play goalkeeper Ederson in new position against Leicester
- December 21, 2017

Guardiola failed to win a trophy for the first time in his managerial career last season, but as well as being hot favourites to win the league this campaign, his side visit Leicester City in the League Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday and Swiss side FC Basel in the Champions League last 16 in February . (more...)
Ex-Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli sends transfer request to Man City Ex-Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli sends transfer request to Man City
- December 21, 2017

Balotelli won the Premier League title and FA Cup with City during his three-year stint at the club. "I had my best season there and there's a unique atmosphere at the club, I'd return to play there even without a salary". I want to remain, so we'll see. Balotelli admits he hoped to visit some of the players this week. "I won't lie - my dream is to wear that [Italy] shirt again", Balotelli said. (more...)
Arsenal and Manchester City in race to sign James Tarkowski from Burnley Arsenal and Manchester City in race to sign James Tarkowski from Burnley
- December 21, 2017

He accepted the charge but argued the three-games suspension was excessive. James Tarkowski was charged by the Football Association on Monday following an off-the-ball incident with Brighton & Hove Albion's Glenn Murray. The defender, who was signed from Brentford last season has been linked with a big money move to Chelsea or Manchester City following his good form this season. (more...)
Indians, Yonder Alonso Agree Upon Two-Year Deal
- December 21, 2017

The deal is reportedly worth $16 million over two years and includes an $8 million vesting option for a third year, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic . He spent the first six years of his big league career in the National League with the Reds and Padres, but never came close to the numbers he put up last season when he shifted leagues. (more...)
Giroud waiting on right offer to leave Arsenal in January, admits agent
- December 21, 2017

It [the injury] doesn't look very good. Wenger has said the forward will certainly miss the game with Liverpool on Saturday with an exact return date now impossible to give. Both teams made wholesale changes and Moyes said top-flight concerns - the Hammers face fellow strugglers Newcastle, Bournemouth and West Brom next - took precedence. (more...)