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JJ Watt reveals plans for Hurricane Harvey funds JJ Watt reveals plans for Hurricane Harvey funds
- October 27, 2017

The other $7 million will be set aside to be used in 2018 "as we continue to assess and analyze the evolving relief efforts". Watt ended up raising more than $37 million from more than 200,000 donors. Watt added that they'll be partnering with SBP , Save the Children , Feeding America and Americares to get all of it done, and he of course gave a shoutout to the Astros. (more...)
Odell Beckham's Dad Arrested On Gun and Weed Charges Odell Beckham's Dad Arrested On Gun and Weed Charges
- October 27, 2017

The TMZ report includes Beckham's apparent mugshot from an unspecified Texas jail, but not much more. The elder Beckham played college football at LSU from 1990 through 1992. He recently suffered a season-ending ankle injury during the Giants loss against the San Diego Chargers. "Odell denied the reports as well, writing on Twitter, "'If they don't have a story these days they'll make one.' I might get that tatted". (more...)
Tottenham 21/10 to beat Manchester United in Saturday's Premier League game Tottenham 21/10 to beat Manchester United in Saturday's Premier League game
- October 27, 2017

The Red Devils did win the Europa League and League Cup in Jose Mourinho's first full season in charge at Old Trafford last term. Predicting a 1-1 draw between the two sides, he wrote on BBC Sports' website : "The worrying thing for me about it (United's defeat to Huddersfield) was that Mourinho's side had no fight about them in the first half". (more...)
Jose Mourinho is under huge pressure to deliver this season Jose Mourinho is under huge pressure to deliver this season
- October 27, 2017

That's how good our relationship was. However, he has been only used twice by Mourinho so far, and it certainly appears that the Portuguese boss has lost patience with the youngster, a further add-on to a comment he made in April, wherein he claimed: "I can not compare the way he trains, the way he commits, the focus, the ambition". (more...)
Washington Redskins: 3 Takeaways vs Washington Redskins: 3 Takeaways vs
- October 27, 2017

Wentz's four touchdown passes gave the Eagles their fifth straight win, which now puts them at 6-1 on the season. The Redskins failed to convert third downs on the five times they were faced with such situations in the first half. Wentz finished the drive off with a play that Peters would appreciate. Wentz touched on what's improved for Agholor from last season that has made the difference. (more...)
He'll Get Premier League Minutes - Arsene Wenger Reassures Arsenal Star He'll Get Premier League Minutes - Arsene Wenger Reassures Arsenal Star
- October 27, 2017

He said, after the game: "I can't remember a young player having such an impact in a game like that". "You can not think that, because a guy scored two goals, he is ready to play in the Premier League , but there is some quality there you have to take care of". (more...)
Multiple suspended Gators offered pre-trial intervention in felony cases Multiple suspended Gators offered pre-trial intervention in felony cases
- October 26, 2017

The players will need to make restitution and comply with probation protocols over the next 12 months to get the charges dropped without any legal findings. A common pre-trial diversion helps ensure people without criminal records do not ultimately face charges as long as they have been accused of a relatively minor crime. (more...)
Golden State Warriors v. Toronto Raptors: Top-3 performers Golden State Warriors v. Toronto Raptors: Top-3 performers
- October 26, 2017

All told, it was a pretty big spectacle, one that would later lead the Chron's Scott Ostler to write that it was tough to watch "The Warriors as spoiled kids", calling for "Less squawk, more rock". Even though the outcome may not have been a win , there are some key takeaways from the game. DeRozan , however, missed Toronto's practice Tuesday with a left thigh bruise, according to a report by TSN . (more...)
Verstappen on US GP post race rant Verstappen on US GP post race rant
- October 26, 2017

The stewards were heavily criticised at Austin for not enforcing track limits consistently, and Raikkonen suggested grippy runoff areas are always going to lead to drivers taking liberties if officials are not strict. It is that comment in particular which could see Verstappen in more trouble. "I think that harmony is incredibly important for everyone to be enjoying what they do". (more...)
Rizzo, Zobrist Among Cubs' Gold Glove Nominees
- October 26, 2017

The other Gold Glove finalists in left field are Cincinnati's Adam Duvall and Miami's Marcell Ozuna . For Gordon, a Gold Glove this year would be his second, following his 2015 award. He is the only Royals first baseman to be honored. They are joined by first timers, first baseman Carlos Santana and third baseman Jose Ramirez . (more...)
Bucks returning to the MECCA Bucks returning to the MECCA
- October 26, 2017

The court itself is iconic due to the design that pop artist Robert Indiana created for the Bucks, per Steve Aschburner of NBA .com. Kyrie Irving , a Boston Celtics superstar, apparently didn't get the message. Milwaukee improved to 3-1 with a 103-94 win over Charlotte as 6.5-point chalk Monday, and has carried over the strong play on home court that made the difference in their push for a playoff spot last spring, going 10-3 SU in its past 13 regular-season home dates. (more...)
Suspect in rape and murder of baby spotted in Pittsburgh area Suspect in rape and murder of baby spotted in Pittsburgh area
- October 26, 2017

He was walking north on Red Mud Hollow Road, which runs parallel with Interstate 79. Gurto is now at the top of the U.S. Marshals most-wanted list after he allegedly raped and killed 13-month-old Serreniti JazzLynn-Sky Sutley weeks ago. Both men were last seen on October 13 in Girard, Pennsylvania possibly driving a dark grey Ford F-150, according to the U.S. Marshal's office. Gurto is approximately 5 foot 10 inches weighting about 145 pounds. (more...)
Sinisa Mihajlovic risponde sulla sua mancata conoscenza di Anne Frank
- October 26, 2017

Non può essere soddisfacente il bilancio del Torino , partito con grandi aspettative e sgretolatosi dopo l'infortunio di Andrea Belotti che ha messo a nudo tutte le pecche di un organico probabilmente sopravvalutato dallo stesso Sinisa Mihajlovic . (more...)
Dan Quinn happy to be with Falcons after interviewing for Jets job Dan Quinn happy to be with Falcons after interviewing for Jets job
- October 26, 2017

The New Jersey native, who was the Jets' defensive line coach for two seasons under Eric Mangini, said he'd like to have "in the high-20s" rushing attempts per game. What will be useful for the Falcons is getting back to running the ball, according to head coach Dan Quinn . Then, more play-action passes will open up to Julio Jones , who has 466 receiving yards in six games but scored his first touchdown only last week against New England. (more...)
In wake of suspension, Marshawn Lynch practices with Oakland Tech football team In wake of suspension, Marshawn Lynch practices with Oakland Tech football team
- October 26, 2017

Because of course that's what he did. The highlights include Lynch giving one defender a forceful stiff arm while on another play, several defenders team up to drag Lynch to the ground. (more...)
Cubs shake up more of the coaching staff for 2018 Cubs shake up more of the coaching staff for 2018
- October 26, 2017

Haines replaces Eric Hinske , took the job as the Angels' hitting coach. Out is John Mallee , in is former Red Sox Hitting Coach and longtime Major League Baseball veteran Chili Davis . We did that. I have no regrets and stand by my work. "I would like to thank the Chicago Cubs for the awesome opportunity to be part of a great tradition and organization for the last three years", the statement read. (more...)
FA has lost public trust, says chairman Clarke FA has lost public trust, says chairman Clarke
- October 26, 2017

English soccer's governing body issued a public apology last week to Eniola Aluko and her fellow England women's global Drew Spence after comments deemed "discriminatory on grounds of race" were made to them by the team's former coach Mark Sampson. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers had screws inserted to repair broken collarbone Aaron Rodgers had screws inserted to repair broken collarbone
- October 26, 2017

Rodgers has been in California since surgery but told ESPN he'll return to Green Bay following the Packers bye this weekend. Rodgers recently taped an appearance on Conan O'Brien's late-night talk show - naturally, the two played some videogames together. (more...)
Statoil ASA Earnings Watch & Stock Update
- October 26, 2017

Barclays PLC lowered Statoil ASA from an "equal weight" rating to an "underweight" rating in a report on Monday, August 21st. Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO ) is getting prepared to post earnings results on 10/26/2017 8:30:00 AM. The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 12.17 percent, whereas its Weekly performance stands at 1.44%. The Average Volume of the company is 1.64 Million, while the Volume of the company in the last trading session was 2.98 Billion. (more...)
PGGM Investments Has $2.86 Million Stake in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)
- October 26, 2017

Gotham Asset Management LLC now owns 96,145 shares of the bank's stock worth $1,287,000 after acquiring an additional 45,116 shares during the last quarter. The Stock shows P/E value of 19.96 and Forward P/E of 13.02. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ) plunged -2.32% with the closing price of $13.88. (more...)
Barcelona told asking price for January Coutinho move Barcelona told asking price for January Coutinho move
- October 26, 2017

Nonetheless, Barcelona are said to be continuing their tact of offering a fee based heavily on incentives, but are also fearful of losing out completely if they don't get a deal done in January. Coutinho is an [Andres] Iniesta replacement. That's what it's for. "Iniesta is gonna be there for life". He's not gonna play consistently next season, or the season after. (more...)
Demand for Stephen Hawking's Thesis Crashes Web Site Demand for Stephen Hawking's Thesis Crashes Web Site
- October 26, 2017

Demand for the acclaimed British physicist and cosmologist PhD thesis intermittently crashed part of Cambridge University's website as physics enthusiasts flocked to read his work, according to reports on Tuesday. Since May 2016, 199 requests were made for the PhD, most of which are believed to be from the general public rather than academics. As per reports, the university said that the thesis was the most-requested item in its online repository. (more...)
Indians Go With What They Know With Willis Hiring
- October 26, 2017

That particular familiarity went both ways for the man who served as Tribe pitching coach from 2003 to 2009. During Willis' first stint, the Indians won the American League ERA title in 2005. The 56-year-old had four suitors for his services, but the quality of the Indians staff was what Willis said pushed him over the top. Indians starter Corey Kluber is expected to win the 2017 Cy Young Award. (more...)
Venus advances to WTA Finals semis Venus advances to WTA Finals semis
- October 26, 2017

It was Williams' first win over Muguruza in three attempts this year having also lost to her in the Rome Masters quarter-finals. Pliskova led 3-2 in the first set of the early match, but the already-eliminated Ostapenko won the next seven games for a 6-3, 3-0 lead. (more...)
Leicester Name Ex-Southampton Boss Claude Puel As New Manager Leicester Name Ex-Southampton Boss Claude Puel As New Manager
- October 26, 2017

England Under-21 global Demarai Gray is one of the most exciting players in Puel's new squad, but he saw very little game time under Shakespeare. Despite losing 16 games last season, Puel led Southampton to an eighth-placed finish in the Premier League . (more...)
Martina Hingis will retire next week (for the third time) — WTA Finals Martina Hingis will retire next week (for the third time) — WTA Finals
- October 26, 2017

The pair have captured nine titles this season - including their first Grand Slam as a duo. While she never won another major in the singles circuit, Hingis returned to action in 2006 to win the Australian Open doubles. Hingis' subsequent achievements also included a first Olympic medal when she and Timea Bacsinszky claimed silver in the women's doubles in Rio last summer. (more...)
Graeme Souness says Liverpool must stick with Jurgen Klopp Graeme Souness says Liverpool must stick with Jurgen Klopp
- October 26, 2017

Thommo said: "I still believe we sold our best defender in the summer when Mamadou Sakho went to Crystal Palace ". "He is the manager of Liverpool, I am the manager of Huddersfield Town and now, we play Premier League ". The 26-year-old missed Liverpool's 4-1 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur last weekend after colliding with midfielder James Milner in training. With the way Liverpool have performed in recent times, it is only right that they do something about their defensive line and ... (more...)
Joe Girardi, Yankees Agree To Part Ways Joe Girardi, Yankees Agree To Part Ways
- October 26, 2017

The ball club didn't immediately comment . With his four-year, $16 million contract up, he says he was asked not to return. It was a young team this season that responded to Girardi, and when the fans and media were ready to run him out of town for an AL Division Series gaffe in Cleveland, his team responded with three straight wins. (more...)
Ronald Koeman: Ronald Koeman: "I had Olivier Giroud in the building"
- October 26, 2017

Ronald Koeman has been talking about his 16-month spell in charge of Everton and where it all went wrong. Everton had targeted the France global as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku , who joined Manchester United in a club-record £90 million sale. (more...)
Griffith scores first goal as a Sabre Griffith scores first goal as a Sabre
- October 26, 2017

It's fair to say the Blue Jackets put Buffalo right back into their place. Seth Griffith of Wallaceburg scored his first goal as a Buffalo Sabre in a 5-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday. Ryan Murray also earned an assist. "It's unfortunate that we didn't tie it up", Housley said. "We shouldn't have gotten away from our game plan". "Because of it, we get a little cheat in our game, and it winds up in our net". (more...)