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Keown: Arsenal's best player at Everton wasn't Sanchez Keown: Arsenal's best player at Everton wasn't Sanchez
- October 26, 2017

But when you make decisions like that, you are weighing lots of different factors, but you hope that you weigh them correctly and come out with the right decision. Manchester United , who lost 2-0 to promoted Huddersfield Town on Saturday, are in the second position, five points behind Manchester City. I've watched them try but they get penalised on draft picks. (more...)
Forward Josh Smith plans to sign with New Orleans Pelicans Forward Josh Smith plans to sign with New Orleans Pelicans
- October 26, 2017

The New Orleans Pelicans will add some frontcourt depth to their roster by signing veteran forward Josh Smith to a non-guaranteed deal using an injury hardship exception, a league source confirmed Wednesday. Smith has been hoping for a return to the league after unsuccessful stints with the Detroit Pistons, the Houston Rockets, and most-recently the L.A. (more...)
Sarfraz Ahmed shaken by fixing reports Sarfraz Ahmed shaken by fixing reports
- October 26, 2017

Sarfaraz Ahmed hopes to continue the momentum during the T20 series. Sri Lanka Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera on Wednesday said that the cricket team travelling Pakistan for the final T20I in Lahore will be provided security that is normally accorded to a visiting head of state by the Pakistan government. (more...)
India Beat USA 22-0 in Sultan of Johar Hockey Tournament India Beat USA 22-0 in Sultan of Johar Hockey Tournament
- October 26, 2017

The biggest incidentally also came against U.S. but back in 1932 at the Summer Olympics when the Indian men team won 24-1. So the big boys are still one up on the young cubs. India will now face Australia in their fourth match on Thursday. They earlier beat Japan 3-2 in the opening match of the tournament. The senior team remained unbeaten in their Asia Cup campaign and won the title with 2-1 win over Malaysia in the final on Sunday. (more...)
Adrian Gonzalez rejoins Dodgers ahead of Game 2 Adrian Gonzalez rejoins Dodgers ahead of Game 2
- October 26, 2017

He's meant a lot to this organization", said GM Farhan Zaidi. "He's going to support us". This is only the second time in his long career that he's appeared on the disabled list. I'm just trying to help the team win". The Dodgers will probably have to eat most of it to find a trade partner. He's the most experienced player on the team and has faced the Astros' Game 2 starting pitcher, Justin Verlander , more than anyone else on the roster. (more...)
Josh Jackson's hand gesture cost the Suns rookie $35000 Josh Jackson's hand gesture cost the Suns rookie $35000
- October 26, 2017

The incident occurred in the Suns' 130-88 loss to the Clippers in Los Angeles last Saturday night. When walking off the court with 6:10 remaining in the game, Jackson looked to the stands and appeared to mimic pulling the trigger of a gun. (more...)
Dolphins Rule Out Cutler, Steen Ahead Of Thursday Night Game In Baltimore Dolphins Rule Out Cutler, Steen Ahead Of Thursday Night Game In Baltimore
- October 26, 2017

New York Jet quarterback Josh McCown appeared on the verge of piloting his team to a win over Miami on Sunday afternoon, but everything went haywire in the final 39 seconds of the game as Miami rallied to clip the Jets 31-28. The Miami Dolphins have officially ruled out two offensive starters as the team prepares for a game on a short week. Meanwhile, the Ravens are 7-19-2 ATS in their last 28 games in October and 5-15-2 ATS in their last 22 games following a straight-up loss. (more...)
MLB's Bruce Maxwell Restaurant Claims He's Lying About Trump Service Refusal MLB's Bruce Maxwell Restaurant Claims He's Lying About Trump Service Refusal
- October 26, 2017

But some people in Maxwell's home state of Alabama reportedly weren't too pleased with his gesture. "He said, 'You are that guy". The man who says he was the waiter in a story that made national headlines on Tuesday wants an apology from Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell . (more...)
Martavis Bryant says Mike Tomlin told him he won't play Week 8 Martavis Bryant says Mike Tomlin told him he won't play Week 8
- October 26, 2017

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters that Bryant was "out of bounds with some of his actions". Well, if it is more targets and snaps Bryant wants, it doesn't look like that is going to happen this week. Though he was non-committal on Wednesday about if he still wanted to be traded away from Pittsburgh, Bryant went into Tuesday's meeting feeling the effect of years of such a relationship with Tomlin. (more...)
Texas QB Sam Ehlinger day-to-day after head injury Texas QB Sam Ehlinger day-to-day after head injury
- October 26, 2017

They're 24th in run defense (120.9) and 47th in scoring defense (23.0), and they played like one of the top units in college football last week, holding Oklahoma State's top-ranked offense to 13 points and 428 total yards. Records: Texas 3-4, 2-2 Big 12; Baylor 0-7, 0-4. And the Longhorns still have road games against No. 4 TCU and No. 22 West Virginia. Notable: Former Texas coach Charlie Strong saved his job (at least until that ugly Kansas loss) by beating Baylor 35-34 last ... (more...)
Jessica Simpson and Her Mini-Me Daughter Meet a Real-Life Princess
- October 26, 2017

Her mini-me, Maxi, wore an adorable red satin Gucci dress emblazoned with the words "Blind for Love" along the hemline. Maxwell wore a red embroidered dress with a black collar, a large red flower headband and sparkling silver Mary Janes, while Jessica sported a sleeveless black and white polka dot dress, paired with platform red pointed pumps from her branded line. (more...)
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
- 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
- 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...)