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Boxer Mikaela Lauren kisses Cecilia Braekhus during face-off Boxer Mikaela Lauren kisses Cecilia Braekhus during face-off
- October 18, 2017

It's surprising that more boxing faceoffs don't end like this. Braekhus was initially stunned after she recoiled away and slapped at Lauren's face, but she quickly regained her composure and burst into laughter. It's not the first time Lauren, 42, has tried such a stunt, having done so when she faced Christina Hammer in 2013. Braekhus got the better of Lauren in seven rounds when the pair met in 2010, but the Swede has improved and great deal since and experts fancy Saturday's fight will ... (more...)
Is Florentino Pérez already Planning on replacing Zidane — Real Madrid Is Florentino Pérez already Planning on replacing Zidane — Real Madrid
- October 18, 2017

Madrid spurned several chances to level before Ronaldo's spot kick and prodded around the visiting area even more after the break but were repeatedly thwarted by Lloris , who also denied Ronaldo and Isco in addition to his stunning save against Benzema. (more...)
Klopp explains why Oxlade-Chamberlain hasn't been selected in midfield yet Klopp explains why Oxlade-Chamberlain hasn't been selected in midfield yet
- October 18, 2017

He needed a little bit of time and my most positive thing was that finally he has arrived. "Since Alex came in he has been twice with the national team, there have been a lot of games with no training so his start has been interrupted". Liverpool secured their biggest ever European victory over Slovenia outfit Maribor on Tuesday night and Oxlade-Chamberlain said it was only a matter of time before the attacking players clicked. (more...)
PSG: a HUGE bonus for Neymar if he win the Ballon d'Or !
- October 18, 2017

Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani, 30, with 141 goals in 209 appearances, might think he is due more respect from 26-year-old Neymar Jr but at £196m, the Brazilian worldwide will always be accommodated more as the new "toy" for PSG's owners. (more...)
On Billboard Hot 100 On Billboard Hot 100
- October 18, 2017

In addition, it sold 48,000 downloads. Only two rap songs hit No. 1 on the Hot 100 in 2016 (Desiigner's "Panda" and Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles", featuring Gucci Mane), and that was up from one in 2015 (Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again", featuring Charlie Puth). (more...)
Here's Rick Pitino Trying to Get Free Yeezys From His Adidas Plug
- October 18, 2017

Pitino was placed on unpaid administrative leave on September 27 after the program was linked to the FBI's investigation into fraud and corruption in college basketball. "There were a number of issues that, over time, were brought to our attention". "That's the plan, yeah", said O'Neill, also the trainer for Goldencents, the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile victor owned in part by Pitino - the human. (more...)
Alex Smith: Mike Mitchell's hit 'extremely late, as flagrant as it gets' Alex Smith: Mike Mitchell's hit 'extremely late, as flagrant as it gets'
- October 18, 2017

He got the Chiefs to the four-yard line on that drive but the team failed to convert on fourth down. Mitchell has been fined twice for unnecessary roughness since joining the Steelers. He's actually throwing it and fading away. "I thought it was about as flagrant as it gets when it comes to a low hit on the quarterback". "It's a lot of things that go into the play that make it an accident that you don't want to see - but that's exactly what it is". (more...)
Ryder Cup: Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk hit shots from Eiffel Tower Ryder Cup: Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk hit shots from Eiffel Tower
- October 18, 2017

The 41-year-old has yet to confirm an official target for his return but with almost a year to go until the Ryder Cup 2018, it is not unreasonable to expect he could be looking at playing. "So to be a part of it, I feel very fortunate". Inevitably, the question of Tiger Woods arose in the wake of the overnight revelations that he has been given the green light to resume full practice after nearly a year out with back problems. (more...)
Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) Upward Momentum Touches New Heights
- October 17, 2017

Royal Bank Of Canada was downgraded to "sector perform" by analysts at Scotiabank. Balentine LLC's holdings in Royal Bank Of Canada were worth $5,052,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. RY has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at TD Securities. Argus Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $73 target in Thursday, August 25 report. (more...)
So, pole dancing could become an Olympic sport in the near future So, pole dancing could become an Olympic sport in the near future
- October 17, 2017

I was very fortunate enough to have a husband who worked in IT, long before YouTube came along, so he was able to upload videos of me doing pole dancing. More recently, there has been a campaign to recognise the event as a sport. Coates said athletes had already been tested by WADA and none of them had failed. (more...)
Michael Owen predicts Bayern Munich v Celtic Michael Owen predicts Bayern Munich v Celtic
- October 17, 2017

Both teams have three points from their opening two rounds of Champions League games. "The team is highly motivated and looked good in training, but we know Celtic are a strong and aggressive team". "Bayern has big ambitions in this competition and of course my team too". "There are one or the other areas to improve on, but we have analysed the game together, very critically in parts, but as I said at the weekend, it was criticism at a high level". (more...)
Rafael Nadal withdraws from Basel due to a knee injury Rafael Nadal withdraws from Basel due to a knee injury
- October 17, 2017

Djokovic is hoping to do something similar when he starts his preparations for next year's Australian Open, claiming the form of Federer and Nadal after their breaks has boosted his confidence. "I mean, I don't even know what it takes to be honest [to become world No. 1]", he told Sky Sports after beating his long-time rival. Federer will now have the opportunity to make up some ground on Nadal in his home country, with 500 points up for grabs for the victor. (more...)
Scott Walker Tells NFL Players To Focus On Not Beating Their Wives Scott Walker Tells NFL Players To Focus On Not Beating Their Wives
- October 17, 2017

Byrd was asked after the meeting if players will continue to take a knee during the anthem. That discussion was going to be taken up by the owners later in the day at their regular meeting at the Conrad Hotel in Tribeca. "The important thing now will be coming together as an ownership group to try to have a common position - a position that either affirms where we are now, or perhaps adjusts where we are now". (more...)
Brian Kelly updates injury status of Brandon Wimbush, Elijah Taylor, others Brian Kelly updates injury status of Brandon Wimbush, Elijah Taylor, others
- October 17, 2017

The Irish converted on all four of their shootout attempts and goalkeeper Will Baldwin stopped two of three penalty kicks to help lead Notre Dame to the win. After a week off from most football activities last week and a week off from schoolwork due to fall break this week, No. 13 Notre Dame is near full health for its primetime matchup with No. (more...)
Rockets vs. Warriors NBA opening night
- October 17, 2017

They face a tough running-in period for the new style with visits to the San Antonio Spurs and reigning champion Golden State Warriors in the first week and nine of their first 14 games on the road. To that effect, the Warriors also led the National Basketball Association in field goal shooting for the last three years with an average of 48.6 percent. (more...)
Sharapova out of 2017 VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow after 1st round Sharapova out of 2017 VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow after 1st round
- October 17, 2017

Maria Sharapova lost 7-6 (3) 6-4 to Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova at the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday in her first match in Russian Federation since returning from a doping ban this year. "Maybe I wasn't as prepared as I should have been ..." The 30-year-old, who has moved to world No 57 since her return to the sport, benefited from the support of a partisan home crowd but preferred to praise her opponent rather than blame fatigue on her defeat. (more...)
United Kingdom bookmakers give Carlos Takam virtually no chance of Anthony Joshua upset United Kingdom bookmakers give Carlos Takam virtually no chance of Anthony Joshua upset
- October 17, 2017

Joshua had to face Pulev because he was the IBF's mandatory contender. Hearn says "it's a hard position for AJ". One fighter's disappointment is another fighter's opportunity and so it has proven for Cameroon-born fighter Carlos Takam . (more...)
Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY
- October 17, 2017

Crotty), 500 Pearl Street", he wrote . The NFL Players' Associated sued in federal court on behalf of Elliott, saying the appeal hearing was "fundamentally unfair" because the running back was prevented from confronting his accuser in the OH case. (more...)
Chris Froome: 2018 Tour de France a 'massive challenge'
- October 17, 2017

There is a return for the famous climb and finish up Alpe d'Huez on stage 12 and the shortest stage will be 65km. The course will also enter Spain for a 15km section, the only time the Tour will leave France. "I wouldn't expect anything different from the organisers", said the 32-year-old, who has won the Tour in four of the last five years. On the unveiling ceremony, Froome was presented with the Velo d'Or (Golden Bicycle) trophy, an award initiated by the French cycling magazine Velo and ... (more...)
Benfica v Man United predictions: Champions League preview, line-ups & betting tips Benfica v Man United predictions: Champions League preview, line-ups & betting tips
- October 17, 2017

He added: "I was asked how is it possible in modern football that any manager is going to last 15 to 20 years in the same club". Bailly missed Manchester United's game against Liverpool through injury, while Rojo has been out injured since damaging his knee back in April. (more...)
The Banco Bradesco SA (BBDO) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
- October 17, 2017

Investors wait Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (NYSE: BBD ) to report on November, 9. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.22 EPS, down $0.01 or 4.35 % from last year's $0.23 same quarter earnings. Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE: BBD ) touched its 1-Year High price of $11.86 on 10/05/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 7.15 on 12/19/16. Among 6 analysts covering Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE: BBD ), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. (more...)
Ireland rugby stars to stand trial on rape charges Ireland rugby stars to stand trial on rape charges
- October 17, 2017

Both men deny all charges against them. After considering legal arguments, District Judge George Conner ruled there was enough evidence to return them both for trial. "The IRFU and Ulster Rugby take these allegations extremely seriously." The Irish Rugby Football Union and Ulster Rugby have said they will not play again until court proceedings conclude. (more...)
Australia's Warner gearing up for Ashes battle with England
- October 17, 2017

Warner feels that Stokes immediate future is up to the Police verdict and then it is for the European Central Bank to make a decision. "I've really honed a technique that can bat a long period of time and I changed a few things technically to make sure I had a solid defense and something that could sustain long periods of pressure". (more...)
WSU's Leach has no plans to follow AD to Nebraska WSU's Leach has no plans to follow AD to Nebraska
- October 17, 2017

However, in a press conference with reporters on Monday, Leach made it clear that he intends to stay at Washington State and has no plans to go after the Nebraska head coaching position. He also dramatically improved athletic facilities in Pullman. That bubble is a mess. While Leach is only 35-35 at Washington State, he has built up a program that was previously one of the worst in the Pac-12. (more...)
Antonio Conte expects sleepless night after shock defeat to Crystal Palace Antonio Conte expects sleepless night after shock defeat to Crystal Palace
- October 17, 2017

Against a team that had lost each of their previous seven Premier League fixtures this season without scoring a solitary goal, the Blues suffered their second successive defeat and third from eight games in the league. "Now, for sure, it's not an easy moment for us but I think it's important to find a solution and not look for excuses". Questions have been raised about the depth of his squad this season and the Italian added: "The situation is very clear and everyone can see that situation". (more...)
JR Smith Says The Celtics Are No Threat To The Cavaliers JR Smith Says The Celtics Are No Threat To The Cavaliers
- October 17, 2017

According to them, that's all it is. Gathered here are 18 things you need to know for the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season. LeBron James has one goal. It's going to be a fight, especially opening night. The crowd is going to be into it, a lot of emotions there. "But the cliché thing is true". "They will be fine", James said of Irving and the Celtics . (more...)
Brickz sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape Brickz sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape
- October 17, 2017

It says the sentence should send a message to other would-be rapists. Ndlovu was convicted of a 2013 rape of a 17-year-old relative in July. The victim said she wanted to end her life as a result of the trauma and became fearful of the musician. (more...)
Marcos Rojo and Luke Shaw snapped in travelling squad for Benfica clash Marcos Rojo and Luke Shaw snapped in travelling squad for Benfica clash
- October 17, 2017

Shaw and Rojo have been sidelined through injury but they could make a return to the matchday squad. The 22-year-old left-back has only made one appearance for the Red Devils this season, playing the second-half of the side's 4-1 Carabao Cup victory over Burton Albion last last month. (more...)
Joey Barton: 'These are worrying times for Arsenal supporters' Joey Barton: 'These are worrying times for Arsenal supporters'
- October 17, 2017

Writing in The Times, former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, had argued that Richarlison should not be punished. But his popularity amongst the Arsenal fan base has waned significantly in recent seasons. "I think a year ago would have been a great time to step upstairs and let someone else come in". Every time they have a negative result he's getting battered from pillar to post. (more...)
Jacksonville Jaguars cut kicker Jason Myers, sign Josh Lambo Jacksonville Jaguars cut kicker Jason Myers, sign Josh Lambo
- October 17, 2017

In addition, he has missed two extra points. Meyers missed two field goals in Jacksonville's 27-17 home loss to the L.A. He replaced the franchise's all-time scoring leader Josh Scobee, who was traded during that preseason to the Pittsburgh Steelers. (more...)