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Douglas Ross calls time on refereeing after missing key parliament vote Douglas Ross calls time on refereeing after missing key parliament vote
- October 27, 2017

Mr Ross said it meant he will no longer be able to referee at the majority of worldwide matches, adding that his "dream" of officiating at next year's World Cup is now over. He added: "While my dream of officiating at the biggest football tournament in the World is now over, I hope I've shown current and future referees from our area that there are fantastic opportunities out there". (more...)
Dolphins Ndamukong Suh Grabs Ravens Ryan Mallett's Throat Dolphins Ndamukong Suh Grabs Ravens Ryan Mallett's Throat
- October 27, 2017

He pushed Mallett who took exception to it and shoved him back. But Suh has been, by and large, on his best behavior as a member of the Dolphins . Suh responded to this by placing his hand around Mallett's throat - you know, as one does. (more...)
Making stocks that will influence your buying rate: Discover Financial Services (DFS)
- October 27, 2017

The stock is now offering a return on equity of 21.00% while the return on assets is at 2.40% and the return on investment is at 11.30%. The business had revenue of $2.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.40 billion. (more...)
Liverpool after Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri Liverpool after Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri
- October 27, 2017

Palmieri is said to have originally been on Klopp's radar towards the tail end of last season, with one eye on a summer transfer, but the injury put paid to any hopes of landing the Italian defender. Palmieri has been training with Roma's youngsters ahead of a possible November return as he recovers from an anterior cruciate ligament injury which he sustained back in May. (more...)
Carlo Ancelotti 'Standing By' to Replace Antonio Conte as Chelsea Manager
- October 27, 2017

Chelsea chiefs have reportedly already put plans in place to potentially bring Carlo Ancelotti back to Stamford Bridge as a replacement for Antonio Conte . "Why put another person in this b******t? Why?" The Blues manager is under pressure at Stamford Bridge after an inconsistent start to the season. (more...)
PKL: Patna stun Pune, to face Bengal in second qualifier PKL: Patna stun Pune, to face Bengal in second qualifier
- October 27, 2017

The Warriors did try to put up some fight but Gujarat's robust defence wasn't going to let such a huge lead slip as they went about their business efficiently and closed the game with solid tackles as well as tactical raids to run down the clock. (more...)
Joe Girardi out after 10 years as New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi out after 10 years as New York Yankees manager
- October 27, 2017

In a stunning turn, the New York Yankees announced that manager Joe Girardi will not return to the team for the 2018 season. Girardi's bench coach , Rob Thomson, is well thought of in the organisation but might not be the kind of high-profile name the organisation might want. (more...)
ISSF WC Final: Amanpreet Singh strikes bronze in 50m pistol event ISSF WC Final: Amanpreet Singh strikes bronze in 50m pistol event
- October 27, 2017

In other events, China's Song Buhan and Wu Mingyang won the mixed team 10M Air Rifle gold shooting 499.8 at the end of the 48 shot final. This was also Heena's second WCF gold medal. Korostylov and Matsuda were neck and neck till the penultimate shot. Matsuda was brilliant in the final as he led from the start to finish with a world record 241.8, beating 19-year-old Pavlo Korostylov of Ukraine by 0.7 point. (more...)
FIFA World Cup Winner To Pocket US$ 38 million FIFA World Cup Winner To Pocket US$ 38 million
- October 27, 2017

Very spectacular, very exciting". A FIFA statement said the council has also established a foundation to better organise the worldwide federation's "objectives related to social development", with president Gianni Infantino's cherished FIFA Legends concept - a growing group of former star players - being integral to this work. (more...)
Joe Marler available to face Australia after successful appeal against extended ban Joe Marler available to face Australia after successful appeal against extended ban
- October 27, 2017

Harlequins believed they had a case even before Nathan Hughes was handed a two-week ban on the same day, without any reference to his "likely playing commitments", freeing him for all three of England's Tests. England head coach, Jones, can adjust his training squad as he sees fit at any given time during the global window. Marler has been in good form for his club and Jones is mindful that Saracens loosehead Mako Vunipola did a full shift for the Lions in New Zealand and would probably not ... (more...)
Mark Hughes unconcerned by Stoke City results Mark Hughes unconcerned by Stoke City results
- October 27, 2017

Silva said he was hopeful Pereyra would recover in time for next week's game against Everton . The Potters now sit one place above the relegation zone on goal difference but Hughes is positive they can climb the table as they have in the past. (more...)
Manchester United vs Tottenham: Harry Kane doubtful for Premier League clash Manchester United vs Tottenham: Harry Kane doubtful for Premier League clash
- October 27, 2017

But we are delighted with the team we have, including [Karim] Benzema '. Real Madrid is world famous for its reputation of breaking the world record transfer fee under Perez's reign, first when signing Luis Figo in 2000, and then with the signing of Zidane (2001), Cristiano Ronaldo (2009) and Bale (2013). (more...)
49ers won't rule out trading Pro Bowl LT Joe Staley 49ers won't rule out trading Pro Bowl LT Joe Staley
- October 27, 2017

The Eagles , of course, now have a glaring need at left tackle after losing Jason Peters on Monday to a knee injury for the rest of the season. "You've got to always try to think what's going to help your team and make your team better". (more...)
Russell Okung Says He May Skip 'Unproductive' Meeting With NFL Owners
- October 27, 2017

Players went into the first meeting with owners skeptical, with the level of trust between owners and players being low in recent years due to a variety of issues tied to the commissioner's behavior and the collective bargaining agreement. Kaepernick, who began kneeling during the national anthem before the 2016 season and now is out of the NFL, did not attend that meeting. There is, however, a possibility that Kaepernick can and will participate in future meetings. (more...)
Premier League In Focus - Liverpool vs Huddersfield Preview Premier League In Focus - Liverpool vs Huddersfield Preview
- October 27, 2017

The performances they have put in and the goals they have been scoring means it will be a really tough game. Liverpool have not conceded a goal to Huddersfield in 45 years and have not lost to them since 1959. "There are areas in which we have to improve which we have talked about". Once the title is won, it is perfectly normal for a team to drop off some - field a few youngsters and fringe players - make sure players have played enough games to be eligible for a medal - and generally ... (more...)
Luke Shaw Could Put In A Transfer Request After Lack Of Chances Luke Shaw Could Put In A Transfer Request After Lack Of Chances
- October 27, 2017

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw says he "hopes" to play for Mauricio Pochettino again. Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw could be coming to the end of his Old Trafford career following reports manager Jose Mourinho is "losing faith" with the England worldwide. (more...)
Johnson shoots 63 with new putter to take lead at HSBC Champions Johnson shoots 63 with new putter to take lead at HSBC Champions
- October 27, 2017

Johnson, who triumphed in Shanghai in 2013 and has won all four prestigious World Golf Championships (WGC), followed up his opening 68 with a sparkling round that started well and only got better as the day wore on. "I felt like I played really good". After opening with two straight birdies, U.S. Open champion Koepka laboured through a frustrating run of 13 straight pars before breaking the birdie drought on the par-four 16th. (more...)
Manchester United and Arsenal make approach to sign Jose Arnaiz from Barcelona Manchester United and Arsenal make approach to sign Jose Arnaiz from Barcelona
- October 27, 2017

Barca boss Ernesto Valverde spoke of Arnaiz's qualities following his goal scoring debut, this week, heavily hinting that the former Valladolid youngster has a role to play in the Barca first team, this season. Elsewhere, there was a surprise in Soria as second division Numancia stunned Malaga 2-1 thanks to two goals in stoppage time, meaning the sinking Andalusians are yet to win this season. (more...)
Audio Launch: Hosting by Rana Daggubathi Audio Launch: Hosting by Rana Daggubathi
- October 27, 2017

A grand audio release will be held in Dubai today on Friday, and the teaser and theatrical trailer of 2.0 will also be unveiled at grand functions in Hyderabad and Chennai, respectively. According to reports, LED screens worth a whopping Indian Rs20 million will be displayed at shopping malls in Dubai for the live relay of the event . (more...)
Looking At The Big Picture: Wayfair Inc. (W), Allergan plc (AGN)
- October 27, 2017

Wells Fargo & Company reiterated an outperform rating on shares of Allergan PLC.in a report on Monday, September 11th. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $252.39. Allergan PLC. The company had revenue of $4.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.95 billion. Institutional investors refer to nonbank organizations that purchase bulk quantities of public companies, and they are qualified for lower fees and other perks ... (more...)
Ohio State vs. Penn State: Best QB-RB duel this season
- October 27, 2017

It could be the best such duel in college football this season . While a awful completion percentage can be blamed on the weather, McSorley did plenty of damage with his arm to rally Penn State to comeback late. Barkley brings the trifecta of skills to the running back position, power, speed and pass catching ability, few college players possess. Barkley has continued to put up video game numbers all season, adding 108 yards rushing and 53 yards receiving with three total touchdowns to an ... (more...)
Stifel Financial Corp Grows Stake in Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ:ALKS)
- October 27, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, June 6. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, May 26 by Evercore. Northland Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and $1500 target in Monday, July 10 report. Eagle Ridge Invest Management reported 31,029 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Voya Inv Mgmt Ltd Llc, Georgia-based fund reported 29,203 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability accumulated 0.02% or 13,960 shares. (more...)
Everton midfield favourite emerges as a candidate for Goodison Park job Everton midfield favourite emerges as a candidate for Goodison Park job
- October 27, 2017

Unsworth has also confirmed that he is interested in becoming manager of the senior side on a full-time basis and said: "I'll repeat myself from the last time I sat here 18 months ago". Souness, though, believes that Unsworth should be more than just a short-term choice, and deserves the job permanently. "It is a wonderful football club with fantastic fans and it is a top job for any manager, myself included", he said. (more...)
Werner refutes £1.5bn Liverpool bid report Werner refutes £1.5bn Liverpool bid report
- October 27, 2017

The report claims Staveley's consortium, led by PCP Capital Partners, includes "Arabian Gulf and Chinese investors". However, Werner insists there is no truth in the reports and that FSG have no intention of selling their stake in the Reds. (more...)
How to watch the Anthony Joshua fight How to watch the Anthony Joshua fight
- October 27, 2017

Whyte will see action on the undercard, against Robert Helenius. Wilder would be open to doing the fight - if Hearn guarantees Joshua is next. "I should have arrived earlier in New Zealand to acclimatise: I got exhausted in that fight", said Takam, who has previously sparred with 28-year-old Joshua's compatriot David Haye. (more...)
Matt Benning fires home victor as Edmonton Oilers edge Dallas Stars Matt Benning fires home victor as Edmonton Oilers edge Dallas Stars
- October 27, 2017

Benn, Radulov and Lindell scored on the power play. "It was a good sign for our team", he said. "It's a step in the right direction to get some confidence in this locker room". Radulov beat Talbot with a howitzer of a one-timer as the Stars tied the game back up on the power play three minutes into the second period. Nugent-Hopkins scored two goals for the Oilers, including a game-tying goal in the third period. (more...)
Ndamukong Suh grabs Ryan Mallett by throat
- October 27, 2017

He got physical with Baltimore Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett after jumping the snap, leading Mallett to say something to Suh. Mallett then responded by getting in Suh's face and yelling at the Dolphins' defensive lineman. Suh has been known for questionable plays throughout his career, especially when he was on the Detroit Lions. "For me I'm going to continue playing and going as hard as I can, trying to make plays whatever the score is". (more...)
Liverpool consider January move for Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas?
- October 27, 2017

Liverpool and Newcastle United are two of the clubs alerted to the likely availability of veteran goalkeepr Iker Casillas who's now unable to get a game for FC Porto . And on the other hand, The Mirror claims that Liverpool will battle Newcastle for the veteran shot stopper's signature. While Rob Elliot has impressed in goal for Newcastle, Rafa Benitez is hoping to sure up his options with the addition of the Champions League victor. (more...)
Quick helps Kings crown Canadiens
- October 27, 2017

He's playing all-world right now but when that's the case, you have to make it hard on him, you have to get in his kitchen. Canadiens RW Brendan Gallagher, who earned his 100th career assist against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night, was held off the score sheet for the sixth time this season. (more...)
Virat Kohli REVEALS reason behind Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah's recent form Virat Kohli REVEALS reason behind Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah's recent form
- October 27, 2017

Slowly and steadily, through impressive performances, in tandem with Jasprit Bumrah , Bhuvi went on to become the spearhead of India as far as pace bowling is concerned. "They know that they will start games more often than not, and it helps them prepare well that way", Kohli said during the presentation ceremony. Following the hosts' comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand in the second ODI in Pune, India's two speedsters - Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah - got together on bcci .tv for a ... (more...)