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Holly Holm Reacts To Cris Cyborg's Drug Testing Demands Holly Holm Reacts To Cris Cyborg's Drug Testing Demands
- October 18, 2017

Cyborg (18-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC ), who recently won the belt with a TKO victory over Tonya Evinger in July, could next face former women's bantamweight champion and longtime pro boxer Holm (11-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) as part of the year-end UFC 219 pay-per-view on December 30 in Las Vegas. (more...)
Hard season for Chelsea, says Conte Hard season for Chelsea, says Conte
- October 18, 2017

For this reason we have to put 150% in. 'I repeat: my job is to be focused on my work with my players, and to try and do our best. "We have Fabregas and Bakayoko and our young players like Kyle Scott and Ethan Ampadu, we have to find a solution". (more...)
Bulls' Mirotic out indefinitely after 'serious altercation' with Bobby Portis Bulls' Mirotic out indefinitely after 'serious altercation' with Bobby Portis
- October 18, 2017

Mirotic, entering his fourth season with the Bulls, just signed a two-year, $27 million extension during the offseason. On a rebuilding Bulls team, Mirotic was the favorite to open the season as the team's starting power forward. It's especially bad when the fight is so severe that one lands in the hospital. That appears to have changed at some point during Tuesday's practice, when forwards Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis were involved in an altercation. (more...)
Apoel Nicosia 1-1 Borussia Dortmund Apoel Nicosia 1-1 Borussia Dortmund
- October 18, 2017

With AP Photos. Borussia Dortmund's hopes of making the second round of the Champions League have taken a major blow after it was held to 1-1 at APOEL Nicosia . The Benin worldwide waltzed around the stranded keeper and rolled the ball into an empty net, giving the hosts an unlikely lead. "We're aiming to win the two matches against APOEL". (more...)
Wales winger North to miss November Tests
- October 18, 2017

If the rehabilitation goes well, then he could feature against South Africa on Dec. 2 while his club Northampton will hope he's back fit for their European Champions Cup fixtures in December. He has 72 global caps but his recent career has been blighted by concussions, and he limped out of successive tours of New Zealand with Wales in 2016 and the British and Irish Lions this year, with hamstring injuries. (more...)
Brush fire erupts near Mount Wilson Observatory in Los Angeles area Brush fire erupts near Mount Wilson Observatory in Los Angeles area
- October 18, 2017

At 2 p.m., about 10 hours after the fire began, U.S. Forest Service officials reported the fire to be only 5 percent contained. The fire was on a mountainside just below the observatory and a facility that houses critical broadcast and communications antennas for the region. (more...)
Down 2-0, Yankees preach resilience Down 2-0, Yankees preach resilience
- October 18, 2017

With another collective offensive effort and four innings of ideal relief pitching, Los Angeles calmly overcame an early two-run deficit and took the first game of this rematch of the 2016 NLCS, won in six games by Chicago on the way to its first World Series championship in 108 years. (more...)
Thunder Signs PJ Dozier To Two-Way Contract Thunder Signs PJ Dozier To Two-Way Contract
- October 18, 2017

The Thunder has signed guard PJ Dozier to a two-way contract, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Dozier's two-way contract means he can play for the Thunder for a maximum of 45 days, while spending most of his time with the team's National Basketball Association G League team. (more...)
National anthem protests: Jaguars apologize for 'not comprehending effect' of demonstration
- October 18, 2017

Jaguars president Mark Lamping has apologized to the city of Jacksonville's director of military affairs chief for the decision of several players to kneel during the national anthem prior to the team's game in London on September 24. Similarly, we today can better appreciate how standing for God Save the Queen may have been viewed negatively by our armed forces in Jacksonville and beyond". (more...)
Sam Ponder Blasts Barstool Sports Ahead Of ESPN Debut Sam Ponder Blasts Barstool Sports Ahead Of ESPN Debut
- October 18, 2017

She welcomed Barstool Van Talk co-host Katz to ESPN with an attached screenshot of the article. "Welcome to the ESPN family @BarstoolBigCat (& welcome to all ur minions who will respond to this so kindly)", Ponder wrote . "No person who watches GameDay wants to see a picture of her and her ugly kid. We want to see you sex it up and be slutty and not be some prude f-ing jerk who everybody hates". (more...)
Boston Red Sox slugger Hanley Ramirez went in for shoulder surgery Tuesday
- October 18, 2017

After a season of diminished performance and occasionally limited workload, Red Sox designated hitter Hanley Ramirez underwent left shoulder surgery today. He hit just.242 at the plate and saw his OPS drop to.750 in 133 games in 2017. How long the 24-year-old will have to wait to pitch next season is yet to be determined. (more...)
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 ! 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 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...)

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