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Gambler Phil Ivey Loses Supreme Court Battle Over £7.7 Million Winnings Gambler Phil Ivey Loses Supreme Court Battle Over £7.7 Million Winnings
- October 26, 2017

American Phil Ivey has been fighting to recover the money since successfully playing a version of baccarat known as Punto Banco at Mayfair's Crockfords Club in 2012. However, the Supreme Court today ruled in favour of the casino and Genting UK, describing the High Court's conclusion that Ivey had cheated as "unassailable". (more...)
Swiss prosecutors grill PSG's Khelaifi in WC probe
- October 26, 2017

Khelaifi, a Qatari with close ties to the Gulf state's royal family, is under investigation for allegedly striking illegal deals with disgraced former Federation Internationale de Football Association secretary general Jerome Valcke, who had been Sepp Blatter's right-hand man. (more...)
Faf du Plessis injury might see him miss Zimbabwe 'Test' Faf du Plessis injury might see him miss Zimbabwe 'Test'
- October 26, 2017

He takes over a squad that has already suffered humiliating defeats in two Test matches and three one-day internationals. The 33-year-old was unbeaten on 91 off 67 balls when he was forced to retire hurt. He will require a period of rest and rehabilitation for the next six weeks. After the ongoing series against Bangladesh , South Africa won't play global cricket until they take on Zimbabwe in the first-ever four-day Test match on Boxing Day. (more...)
Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos enjoys night out with partner Pilar Rubio Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos enjoys night out with partner Pilar Rubio
- October 26, 2017

But Zidane is remaining cautious about Bale's availability and refused to name who his first opponents would be when asked on Wednesday. He said, "I don't know who the best coach in the world is". 'He's undergone tests and they're positive. He'll have to go through the recovery process so let's see'. Former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola has extensively spoken out on the issue, but Zidane would not be drawn into a political discussion. (more...)
Arsenal sign Barcelona man behind Neymar deal Arsenal sign Barcelona man behind Neymar deal
- October 26, 2017

Rather than being an addition to Arsenal's playing squad, Raul Sanllehi will move into the Gunners boardroom. So what job will Sanllehi do at Arsenal once he joins from Barcelona? Sanllehi will fill the void which was left by Dick Law, when he stepped down from his role as the clubs transfer negotiator in September. (more...)
Parker practices with Spurs' G League affiliate five months after injury Parker practices with Spurs' G League affiliate five months after injury
- October 26, 2017

Before he rejoins the team, the Spurs will send Parker to their G-League affiliate in Austin for a rehabilitation assignment, according to ESPN reporter Mark Spears. Popovich says so". The Spurs are expected to announce the assignment Wednesday afternoon. "When it happens, it happens". He's yet to hit the hardwood this season, but this is definitely a good sign for a return sooner rather than later. (more...)
Drake throws bar mitzvah-themed 31st birthday party Drake throws bar mitzvah-themed 31st birthday party
- October 26, 2017

Guests at the party included the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio , Jamie Foxx , Tobey Maguire , G-Eazy, Lamar Odom , Odell Beckham Jr. and Kelly Rowland, who all enjoyed the 31 bottles of luxury Perrier-Jouët Belle Epopque Rose and Virginia Black he was given. (more...)
Shekau's Wife Feared Killed After Airstrikes On Durwawa - NAF Shekau's Wife Feared Killed After Airstrikes On Durwawa - NAF
- October 26, 2017

The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, confirmed the strikes. WorldStage Newsonline-Nigerian Army said said Tuesday 24th October 2017 will go down as one of the best in the outing of troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade Nigerian Army of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in their daily clearance of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists especially in the northern parts of Borno State. (more...)
Lauri Markkanen Is The Bulls' Only Source Of Joy Lauri Markkanen Is The Bulls' Only Source Of Joy
- October 26, 2017

Now the number of course was not retired by the Bulls, but some fans will argue it should've been. He's playing 34 minutes a night, which is second on the team, and is only committing two fouls per game. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune . Lauri Markkanen was highly touted by NBA scouts during his time with the Arizona Wildcats, and it eventually led to him being selected No. (more...)
David Stern Believes NBA Should Remove Marijuana From Ban List David Stern Believes NBA Should Remove Marijuana From Ban List
- October 26, 2017

Harrington, who is retired, is now a marijuana entrepreneur and he's the one who produced the documentary. 'Not only the players, but I think coaches consume, I think the owners consume. Sanjay Gupta. "[Drugs in sports is] a completely different perception", Stern said . "I think there is universal agreement that marijuana for medical purposes should be completely legal", he said. (more...)
Cam Newton abruptly leaves weekly press conference Cam Newton abruptly leaves weekly press conference
- October 26, 2017

Moments later, Newton exited his press conference. While Newton's reaction to a harmless question was over the top, it's not hard to understand why he's so frustrated. In a Week 6 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles , Newton was limited to 239 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions while averaging a season-low 4.60 yards per pass attempt. (more...)
Dylan Hartley has citing complaint dismissed after London hearing Dylan Hartley has citing complaint dismissed after London hearing
- October 26, 2017

England and Wasps number eight Nathan Hughes was banned for two weeks for a risky tackle on Quins flyhalf Marcus Smith in the same game but will be free to face Argentina. Despite that change, the panel hit Marler with a four-week suspension, but reduced this by a week due to the prop's remorse and guilty plea. He will be available for the match against Samoa on November 25. (more...)
Tar Heels guard Joel Berry breaks hand after punching door Tar Heels guard Joel Berry breaks hand after punching door
- October 25, 2017

UNC likely will carry on just fine in Berry's absence, but it's nevertheless a tough loss, and one that ultimately could be hard to overcome should the injury linger longer than expected. Berry was named to ESPN's All-American Preseason First Team on Monday and is widely considered one of the best players in the country. He averaged 14.7 points and 3.6 assists per game a year ago. (more...)
UT football star John Kelly and teammate cited for drugs UT football star John Kelly and teammate cited for drugs
- October 25, 2017

Kelly and Ignont were asked to get out of the vehicle and both consented to having the auto searched. "Upon approaching the vehicle and the driver rolling down the window, officers immediately noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle", the statement said. (more...)
Now Lonzo Ball Has John Wall To Deal With Now Lonzo Ball Has John Wall To Deal With
- October 25, 2017

Ball joined Oscar Robertson as the only players in National Basketball Association history with at least 25 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in his first career road game. Lonzo Ball (l.) is facing extra motivated competition each time his father LaVar Ball (r.), speaks out. Scott Brooks holds a similar belief. (more...)
Justin Bieber visits ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez at her home
- October 25, 2017

It's different than most of what's on the radio, a definite autumnal anthem. " Wolves " follows other recent releases from Gomez "Bad Liar" and " Fetish ". And she's continuing that momentum with her latest work with Marshmello on " Wolves ". "Weirdly, at the same time, was working on it in Japan, I was going through stuff, too, so it's mirrored everything". (more...)
Browns place defensive end Myles Garrett is concussion protocol
- October 25, 2017

It was reported Wednesday morning that Garrett has been placed into the concussion protocol following Sunday's game with the Titans. His first, which happened before the start of the season, forced him to miss the first few games of the season. (more...)
Bears trade for Chargers receiver Dontrelle Inman Bears trade for Chargers receiver Dontrelle Inman
- October 25, 2017

He played every game last season in San Diego. The conditional pick will be based on Inman's production this season. Inman started all 16 games, notching career highs with 58 catches, 810 yards and four touchdowns. And a few weeks ago, the club completely cut ties with Deonte Thompson, who's now with the Buffalo Bills. Inman joins a Bears team in desperate need of wide receiver help, as the team's two leading receivers are RB Tarik Cohen and TE Zach Miller . (more...)
Mass. girl wins boys' district golf tournament but is denied trophy Mass. girl wins boys' district golf tournament but is denied trophy
- October 25, 2017

Division 3 boys' golf tournament but won't take home the trophy because she's a girl. Lunenburg golfer Emily Nash shot the best score at the Central Massachusetts Division III girls golf tournament on Tuesday with a three-over-par 75, defeating her closest competitor on the boys side by four strokes. (more...)
Acadia Healthcare -28% after earnings dud
- October 25, 2017

While the lowered expectations are a letdown, management was quick to note that in the USA, same-facility third-quarter revenue grew 6.3% year over year. Baird says visibility on Acadia's United Kingdom business is limited as it downgrades to Neutral from Buy. Following the transaction, the president now directly owns 81,106 shares in the company, valued at $4,111,263.14. (more...)
Dustin Pedroia undergoes knee surgery
- October 25, 2017

Wright's procedure also was performed at the same hospital by the same surgeon. Dr. Riley Williams III performed the surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY, N.Y. Pedroia, 34, is still due $56 million on a contract that runs through the 2021 season. But the knee remained an issue throughout the season. He re-injured the knee in April after a rough slide from Manny Machado. (more...)
MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva singing Malayalam Song, watch video MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva singing Malayalam Song, watch video
- October 25, 2017

While Mahendra Singh Dhoni is coolness personified on-field, his daughter Ziva is the personification of cuteness off it. Malayalam is considered as one of the toughest languages in India, and while Ziva Dhoni is far away from the Land of Malayalam the way she sings made the citizens on the Internet go insane. (more...)
IPL 11 to be played between April 4 and May 31 IPL 11 to be played between April 4 and May 31
- October 25, 2017

The matter can be further discussed at the meeting scheduled next week, before making a final call on November 14 with all eight franchises. Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who are coming out after having served a 2-year ban, will be benefitted the most as in this case, MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina will be able to play for CSK again and Ajinkya Rahane would definitely be retained by Rajasthan Royals. (more...)
Mayweather Threw Rounds In McGregor Fight, Claims Jim Lampley Mayweather Threw Rounds In McGregor Fight, Claims Jim Lampley
- October 25, 2017

HBO boxing announcer Jim Lampley expressed his belief Tuesday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. intentionally threw rounds during his August 26 win over Conor McGregor. An Instagram story from UFC legend Urijah Faber got everyone excited about MayMac setting a new record, but this was shot down by a report which claimed it came up just shy of the mark. (more...)
'The Carabao Cup ball is worse than the Jabulani' claims Yaya Toure 'The Carabao Cup ball is worse than the Jabulani' claims Yaya Toure
- October 25, 2017

In response, a statement from the EFL read: "The Mitre ball used in this season's Carabao Cup is of exactly the same technical specification as the balls used in the Sky Bet EFL and Checkatrade Trophy, all of which are tested in accordance with the "FIFA Quality Programme for Footballs" and meet the "FIFA Quality Pro" standard". (more...)
Daniil Kvyat 'will not return again' confirms Red Bull's Helmut Marko Daniil Kvyat 'will not return again' confirms Red Bull's Helmut Marko
- October 25, 2017

Toro Rosso serves as a feeder team to the main Red Bull Racing outfit, bringing on young drivers, and Kvyat was always operating on borrowed time, having been promoted and then dropped by the former champions. He was promoted to Red Bull Racing a year in after Sebastian Vettel decided to make his moved to Scuderia Ferrari. Last season, however, he was replaced by Max Verstappen in Red Bull and was demoted to Scuderia Toro Rosso again. (more...)
Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications to shut down 2G business by November 30
- October 25, 2017

The company has also asked a number of employees to quit as part of its winding up of the operations. Blaming among other factors, the "creative destruction" brought in by Reliance Jio's free voice and cheap data services. We have published in newspapers that as our DTH license is expiring on 21st of November and we are not renewing license. The tower business too is expected to remain operational but RCom is in talks to sell a stake in the tower unit to Canada's Brookfield Group. (more...)
Browns' DeShone Kizer named starter for Vikings game in London Browns' DeShone Kizer named starter for Vikings game in London
- October 25, 2017

He has thrown an interception in every game he has played in this season, including two three-pick performances in back-to-back games in Weeks 2 and 3. In his first six National Football League starts, Kizer completed 93 of his 179 attempts (51.9 percent) for 965 yards with three touchdowns against 11 interceptions. (more...)
Danilo 'misses' Real Madrid Danilo 'misses' Real Madrid
- October 25, 2017

But you have to turn the page". "They are two great coaches", he said. " I had a really good relationship with Zidane during my two years at Real Madrid and now I'm really good with Guardiola ". "Gabriel Jesus is Brazilian but I didn't know him before, he has surprised me with his quality and maturity and it is surprising he is only being 20 years old". (more...)
Bolt determined to pursue football dream Bolt determined to pursue football dream
- October 25, 2017

Hans-Joachim Watzke, the managing director of the German club, reiterated its invitation to the attention of the Bolt, in the columns of RevierSport , explaining that he was "warmly invited" to do a test with the Borussen. " It's a personal goal, I don't care what people really think about it ", Bolt told reporters on the sidelines of the Formula One Grand Prix in Austin on Sunday. (more...)

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