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Bird prognosticates victor of Wisconsin-Miami Orange Bowl Bird prognosticates victor of Wisconsin-Miami Orange Bowl
- December 28, 2017

In 2017, Wisconsin recorded its first-ever undefeated regular season, a major milestone for a program that has always been known as a stable one rather than a national powerhouse. Miami previously wore the all-black uniforms in their 28-10 win over Virginia Tech on November 4. Wisconsin fans will travel well, but the 'Canes could have a bit of a home-field advantage supporting them in this game, with fake turnover chains everywhere in the stands. (more...)
Twins' Miguel Sano accused of sexual assault by photographer Twins' Miguel Sano accused of sexual assault by photographer
- December 28, 2017

The incident, Bissen confirmed, occurred after an autograph-signing appearance by Sano at Fan HQ, a sports memorabilia and apparel shop at Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka, on the next-to-last day of the 2015 regular season. I wasn't going to give up my fight though. She said he flirted with her throughout the event, advances that were not reciprocated. I screamed, no one came to help me. (more...)
Timberwolves' Jeff Teague has sprained left knee, no structural damage Timberwolves' Jeff Teague has sprained left knee, no structural damage
- December 28, 2017

An MRI revealed Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague has a sprained left knee, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowksi . Jeff Teague (left knee) was helped to the locker room in the fourth quarter on Wednesday. "As always, it's whatever the team needs me to do", Jones said after Wednesday's overtime win. In those four games without Teague, Jones averaged 11.3 points, 6.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 4 steals while averaging 38 minutes. (more...)
CFL clears path for Johnny Menziel to sign with Tiger-Cats CFL clears path for Johnny Menziel to sign with Tiger-Cats
- December 28, 2017

Manziel and independent of the team which now holds his CFL rights, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats ". "Since last summer, the Canadian Football League has been engaged in a thorough process to determine the eligibility of Johnny Manziel ", the CFL said in a release . (more...)
Mehbooba Mufti inducts brother Tassaduq into Jammu and Kashmir cabinet Mehbooba Mufti inducts brother Tassaduq into Jammu and Kashmir cabinet
- December 28, 2017

With the induction of new faces in the cabinet, there are chances of change in portfolios of some PDP ministers. He was nominated as member of J&K Legislative Council by the Governor last week. While taking the oath delivered by N N Vohra in the lawns of Raj Bhavan, Tassaduq Mufti pronounced God as Dog. Tassaduq, a noted cinematographer, joined the People's Democratic Party (PDP) at a function on January 7, which was organised to commemorate his father Mufti Mohammed Sayeed's first death ... (more...)
Patrick Mahomes to Make First Career Start in Week 17 Patrick Mahomes to Make First Career Start in Week 17
- December 28, 2017

Alex Smith will be the starter next week when the playoffs start. Patrick Mahomes will make his first National Football League start for the Chiefs, who have clinched the AFC West. "I just want him to go play, learn the gameplan, play it, and lead the team". Bonus, since the Chiefs are playing the Broncos you can hear him play right here on 1340 The Fan. (more...)
Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman
- December 28, 2017

The film also holds record for the biggest first week ever in Bollywood ever since the 100 crore phenomenon kick-started around a decade back. Friday 34.10 cr, Sat 35.30 cr, Sun 45.53 cr, Monday 36.54 cr, Tue 21.60 cr. "INCREDIBLE! #TZH", revealed the expert. The film has had a sensational run at the Box Office so far and it's only going to multiply in the coming days as there is no major release in the coming week. (more...)
Rajon Rondo Sets Pelicans Record with 25 Assists vs. Nets Rajon Rondo Sets Pelicans Record with 25 Assists vs. Nets
- December 28, 2017

He's the only active player to put up 25 assists in a game and joins an elite group featuring the likes of Scott Skiles, John Stockton, Jason Kidd and Isiah Thomas. Davis, Cousins and Holiday (48 points) went into the half combining to score more than Brooklyn did as a team. ABOUT THE NETS (12-21): Point guard Spencer Dinwiddie has filled the massive voids left behind by injuries in Brooklyn's backcourt and he's playing some of his best basketball early in the road trip. (more...)
Vince Carter, Rajon Rondo rediscover young man's game on same night Vince Carter, Rajon Rondo rediscover young man's game on same night
- December 28, 2017

We don't have a lot of good options right now. Wilson went five-for-seven from three-point range. "It gives me confidence to shoot the second one and I shot the second one and it went in". Lue left open the possibility that he could be activated for Saturday's game in Utah. Los Angeles' reserves outscored Sacramento's backups 72-43. (more...)
LSU reportedly splitting with offensive coordinator Matt Canada LSU reportedly splitting with offensive coordinator Matt Canada
- December 28, 2017

The split would come at the end of a season in which Canada and head coach Ed Orgeron appeared to be at odds over some elements of the offense. After a toned-down LSU offense failed to score in the first half against the Trojans, the Tigers used more motions and shifts and scored three touchdowns in the second half but lost 24-21. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas Is Seriously Done Talking About His Trade Isaiah Thomas Is Seriously Done Talking About His Trade
- December 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Cleveland Cavaliers will hold a rare road practice this week for the specific objective of having Isaiah Thomas scrimmage with his teammates in a full-court, live setting for the first time since joining the team in August. (more...)
Carvalhal appointed Swansea manager Carvalhal appointed Swansea manager
- December 28, 2017

Now rooted to the bottom of the Premier League and five points adrift of safety, Swansea are well and truly in a relegation dog-fight. Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins said after landing Carvalhal: "We are very pleased with the appointment". Since then he has done his best to complete the Portuguese league before taking his talent to Turkey with spells at Besiktas and Istanbul BB. Among the career highlights was leading third-tier Portuguese club Leixoes into the now-defunct UEFA Cup in 2002 ... (more...)
Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Analysts See $1.87 EPS
- December 28, 2017

Constellation Brands Inc (Call) now has $44.13 billion valuation. Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ ) traded down 0.84% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $180.68. Putnam Invs Ltd holds 441,753 shares or 0.2% of its portfolio. Finally, Acrospire Investment Management LLC grew its position in shares of Constellation Brands by 100.0% during the 2nd quarter. (more...)
Manchester United Will Reportedly Not Battle Barcelona for Antoine Griezmann Manchester United Will Reportedly Not Battle Barcelona for Antoine Griezmann
- December 28, 2017

The 26-year-old came close to moving to Manchester last summer, but after Federation Internationale de Football Association upheld Atleti's transfer ban, Griezmann signed a new deal at the club out of loyalty. For this reason, Marca say United will not attempt to sign Griezmann this January or in the summer, even if he becomes available. This all means Barcelona don't have to go up against Manchester United , and would have a clearer run at getting Griezmann themselves. (more...)
Kendall Jenner Has An Unexpected New Year's Resolution For 2018 Kendall Jenner Has An Unexpected New Year's Resolution For 2018
- December 28, 2017

Despite her massive combined 127.2M social media following, Kendall has remained arguably the most private member of her fame-hungry family. Surprisingly, the most successful app (in terms of subcribers) is Kylie Jenner's personal app , followed by Khloé Kardashian's-despite Kim Kardashian's being the most publicised. (more...)
Anthony Joshua closes in on Joseph Parker unification, deal announcement imminent Anthony Joshua closes in on Joseph Parker unification, deal announcement imminent
- December 28, 2017

If the deal with Parker suffers any late hitches then Joshua will make a voluntary defence of his titles on March 24 at the O2. Heavyweight world titleholders Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker are on the verge of a deal to unify their belts. (more...)
Warriors guard to miss at least 1 more game Warriors guard to miss at least 1 more game
- December 28, 2017

We have a back-to-back and so that would put him right into a back-to-back situation, which probably is not good for any player coming off a, I don't know how long it's been, a month, I don't know the exact amount of days. With that as the backdrop, a scheduled reevaluation does not provide a specific timeline of return and, given Golden State's success (an 8-1 record including a Christmas victory) without him, there is absolutely no reason to rush the two-time NBA MVP. (more...)
Everton 'agree £25m deal' for Besiktas striker Everton 'agree £25m deal' for Besiktas striker
- December 28, 2017

Everton have made a £25 million bid for Tosun, and are expected to sign the Turkish worldwide in January. The Besiktas goalscorer has apparently agreed to sign a four-and-a-half year deal to move to Goodison Park, as per the Guardian , when the winter window opens on 1st January. (more...)
Cowboys anticipate stingy Hokies' defense in Camping World Bowl Cowboys anticipate stingy Hokies' defense in Camping World Bowl
- December 28, 2017

Oklahoma State's Washington and Ateman are one of the best receiving duos in the entire country. Senior wide receiver Cam Phillips , the program's all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards, underwent sports hernia surgery after the regular season and won't play. (more...)
Unwell Smith adds to Australia woes Unwell Smith adds to Australia woes
- December 28, 2017

England bowled Australia out for 327 in their first innings after lunch on day two of the fourth Ashes test on Wednesday. The 33-year-old Cook batted for more than four hours and hit 15 boundaries off 166 balls to finish the day unbeaten on 104 with his skipper Joe Root alongside him on 49 not out. (more...)