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Papa John's CEO: NFL Protests Hurting Sales Papa John's CEO: NFL Protests Hurting Sales
- November 01, 2017

According to Papa John's , the chain's weaker-than-expected same-store sales can be blamed on the chain's association with the NFL following players' "polarizing" protests during the national anthem. "This year the ratings are going backwards because of the controversy", Schnatter said. Papa John's is not only the NFL's the official pizza company, but also has individual deals with nearly three-fourths of the league's individual teams. (more...)
Giants Suspend Janoris Jenkins Indefinitely
- November 01, 2017

The New York Giants have suspended Janoris Jenkins indefinitely after the cornerback failed to return from the bye week on time. They opted against using Jenkins' roster spot to add a cornerback to the team, however. The Giants are 1-6 and heading into their final nine games during which there will be plenty of attention paid to how the team reacts to unexpected adversity in a lost season that once held promise of a possible Super Bowl run. (more...)
Nadal to top year-end rankings after Paris win Nadal to top year-end rankings after Paris win
- November 01, 2017

Roger Federer's decision to withdraw from this week's Paris Masters left Nadal with a clear path to his latest triumph. The 21-year-old Chung put up a fearless fight at the Bercy Arena, but a fired-up Nadal proved too hot to handle. Earlier, Germany's Alexander Zverev was knocked out in the second round when he slumped to a 3-6 6-2 6-2 defeat against Dutch journeyman Robin Haase . (more...)
ESPN analyst says Buckeyes much better than Sooners ESPN analyst says Buckeyes much better than Sooners
- November 01, 2017

In comments leading up to this week's Bedlam game, Mayfield discussed not understanding how Ohio State and Penn State could be ranked ahead of his Sooners in the AP poll. Now, they just need to find a way to finish in the end. "The final rankings are what matters, and so that will be down the road". When Mike Gundy was asked if he'll coach like his hair is on fire, he said, "If my hair was on fire, we'd be losing a lot of money, a lot of marketing money just so you know". (more...)
Prithvi Shaw scores fourth century in five first-class matches Prithvi Shaw scores fourth century in five first-class matches
- November 01, 2017

Put into bat, Mumbai lost opener Akhil Herwadkar in the sixth over, but Shaw and Ajinkya Rahane steadied the innings. Shaw slammed a hundred on his Ranji Trophy debut and then went to become the youngest player to score a century on his Duleep Trophy debut. (more...)
Kidambi Srikanth: Days of Lin Dan and Lee Chong's domination are over Kidambi Srikanth: Days of Lin Dan and Lee Chong's domination are over
- November 01, 2017

He is only the fourth player - after Lee Chong Wei , Lin Dan and Chen Long - to win four or more Superseries titles in a year, a statistic that reaffirms the arrival of the Indian as a major force in world badminton. Chamun-deswarnath. From being a risky floater to one who is feared by his rivals is a journey that Srikanth has made in the course of this year. Srikanth who faced a niggle in his right knee during the French quarterfinal said he is fine at the moment and will take part in ... (more...)
Sachin Tendulkar reveals VVS Laxman's success secret on his birthday Sachin Tendulkar reveals VVS Laxman's success secret on his birthday
- November 01, 2017

Born on November 1, 1974 in Hyderabad, Telangana, Laxman has played in 134 Tests and 86 ODIs, scoring 8,781 runs in Tests and 2,338 runs in ODIs. He was a nightmare for Australian bowlers. "Oops", Tendulkar tweeted to his 20 million plus followers. The Twitter was abuzz with posts pouring in for Laxman. Laxman replied saying that Sachin was the inspiration right from his younger days. (more...)
Greg McElroy sees 'outstanding stuff' in committee's first Playoff Rankings Greg McElroy sees 'outstanding stuff' in committee's first Playoff Rankings
- November 01, 2017

The Wolverines are No. 38 in this week's Sagarin Ratings , but several ranked teams had higher strength-of-schedule ratings, including No. 24 Michigan State (16th), No. The playoff committee decisions didn't draw much ire on social media, but Clemson's loss to unranked Syracuse was a go-to for unhappy fanbases nationwide. (more...)
Hurricanes defense could help Hokies ground game Hurricanes defense could help Hokies ground game
- November 01, 2017

They needed a last-second field goal (set up by a miracle catch) to beat Georgia Tech at home, and a late rally to beat a thoroughly underwhelming Florida State team on the road. I really think that was one of the signature wins in the series without a doubt. "After that, we have had a lot of battles with these guys". The Hurricanes are still looking for their first division and conference crowns. (more...)
Everton target Allardyce expresses interest in another job Everton target Allardyce expresses interest in another job
- November 01, 2017

Over the weekend, Big Sam confirmed interest in taking the Everton job on beIN Sports. 'Who knows? I'd have to consider that, if that phone call happens, said Allardyce. Allardyce believes he is the right man for the job to save Everton's season, but the former England boss wants a two-and-a-half year deal on top of the "survival bonus" and his own team behind the scenes, according to The Sun . (more...)
Global Commercial Airport Lighting Market 2017 - OSRAM, Carmanah Technologies, ATG Airports, Honeywell Global Commercial Airport Lighting Market 2017 - OSRAM, Carmanah Technologies, ATG Airports, Honeywell
- November 01, 2017

In coming years Airport Lighting market is slated to see more emerging players which will lead to tremendous Airport Lighting development. Global Discharge Stage Lighting Market Report illustrates the present development status of Discharge Stage Lighting along with the growth of Discharge Stage Lighting expected during the forecast period during 2017-2022. (more...)
Giants bring back giant for defensive line help
- November 01, 2017

He had five tackles and an interception this preseason. But Taylor didn't survive a numbers game with youngsters Romeo Okwara and Avery Moss on the roster and veteran Kerry Wynn outplaying him this summer. To get Bates onto the practice squad, the Giants had to terminate the contract of wide receiver Kalif Raymond. He spent the balance of the 2016 National Football League season with the Pats. (more...)
Pacers Win Second Straight, Rout Kings 101-83
- November 01, 2017

Randolph, who is from Marion, Ind., finished with 12 points. Cory Joseph chipped in with 13 points off the in bench. The Suns wasted an 18-point lead in the third quarter before T.J. The Kings were 9 of 22 (40.9 percent) in the third quarter. IN scored the first nine points of the game and never looked back. The Cavs have struggled mightily to start the season, losing their last three games. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick's lawyer thinks he will sign within 10 days Colin Kaepernick's lawyer thinks he will sign within 10 days
- November 01, 2017

With rookie DeShone Kizer struggling, the Browns have fumbled around with their quarterback situation all season long and recently tried to trade for Cincinnati Bengals signal-caller A.J. Things have gone downhill for the Milwaukee native ever since, however. In six season with the 49ers, five as starter, the former Nevada quarterback threw for 12,271 yards and 72 touchdowns and rushed for 2,300 yards and 13 touchdowns. (more...)
Seahawks, Texans Amend Trade After Jeremy Lane Fails Physical Seahawks, Texans Amend Trade After Jeremy Lane Fails Physical
- November 01, 2017

The Seahawks had agreed to send Lane, a 2018 fifth-round pick and 2019 second-round pick to the Texans for Duane Brown . In the new deal, Seattle will give up a higher draft pick to account for Lane not being included in the deal. They are one game behind both the Tennessee Titans and the Jaguars for first place in the AFC South and will play host to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at 1 p.m. (more...)
Celtic boss Rodgers: Getting Alexis to Liverpool would've changed everything Celtic boss Rodgers: Getting Alexis to Liverpool would've changed everything
- November 01, 2017

The Reds were on the lookout for a like-for-like replacement to come in for Luis Suarez , who netted 31 times in the 2013-14 campaign as his side came agonisingly close to winning their first Premier League title. Former Liverpool boss Rodgers has opened up about the disappointment of missing out on Sanchez to fill the void left by Suarez at the Merseyside outfit. (more...)
Taco Bell offers free tacos after stolen base in World Series Taco Bell offers free tacos after stolen base in World Series
- November 01, 2017

Astros outfielder Cameron Maybin became America's #TacoHero by stealing a base in Game 2 of the World Series and scoring everyone free tacos at Taco Bell. "You ALL get free tacos on 11/1!" This isn't the first time Taco Bell has run such a promotion. The free Doritos Locos taco is limited to one per person at participating locations only. (more...)
Shoals unemployment drops to 3.6 percent
- November 01, 2017

The shift in unemployment rates from August to September varied across all three counties. The county's September unemployment rate was listed at 6.3% with 215 persons unemployed. The full version of this story will be available to all readers after 1 week . Jenkins County's unemployment rate rose slightly in the month of September with more local citizens filing initial claims, according to statistics released by the Georgia Department of Labor. (more...)
Victor Lindelof On Bench - Manchester United Team vs Benfica Confirmed Victor Lindelof On Bench - Manchester United Team vs Benfica Confirmed
- November 01, 2017

Elsewhere, Chelsea slumped to a 3-0 defeat away to Roma. DALEY BLIND was told to take Manchester United's second penalty by Jose Mourinho, the manager insisted last night. Martial, despite missing out on the penalty, was the man of the match for his incredible display at the Theatre of Dreams. "I'm not sure", Matic said when asked what happened. (more...)
Jan Vertonghen: I wouldn't swap Harry Kane, even for Cristiano Ronaldo Jan Vertonghen: I wouldn't swap Harry Kane, even for Cristiano Ronaldo
- November 01, 2017

Meanwhile, Real Madrid left-back Marcelo has suggested that it is easier to be motivated for big Champions League games like Wednesday than the smaller matches in La Liga . We have to show respect for what Cristiano has done through the years and continues doing. Cristiano's bad patch in La Liga continued as he drew a blank against Girona in Real's 2-1 loss. (more...)
Ashes 2017: England players have 'sensible rules' on drinking - Trevor Bayliss Ashes 2017: England players have 'sensible rules' on drinking - Trevor Bayliss
- November 01, 2017

Vince was a surprise inclusion in England's 16-man squad for the series after previously struggling at Test level. "Not drinking between matches is just sensible", Bayliss told the BBC. "Everyone's been concentrating on what we need to do to win this series". "I'm quite confident we can come up with a team that's more than capable of winning". (more...)
Arsenal linked with Napoli's Jorginho Arsenal linked with Napoli's Jorginho
- November 01, 2017

Arsene Wenger's men are said to want to push through a deal for the 25-year-old in the New Year but they are prepared to wait until the summer to get their man. Arsenal will likely need reinforcements in the coming months following the anticipated departures of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez . Any future move however, is likely to test to the will of the club's hierarchy to spend big for an undoubted talent such as Jorginho . (more...)
Dani Alves reveals transfer agreements with Liverpool and Chelsea Dani Alves reveals transfer agreements with Liverpool and Chelsea
- November 01, 2017

Dani Alves says he nearly signed for Liverpool in 2006 after reaching an "agreement" with the club when he was at Sevilla . Liverpool were strongly linked with the Brazilian in 2006 and, although reports at the time suggested the club were not willing to meet Sevilla's £8m asking price, Alves believes an agreement was more or less finalised before the transfer collapsed, a situation he also experienced with Chelsea and Madrid. (more...)
Zach Miller Zach Miller "progressing well" after surgery — John Fox
- November 01, 2017

Regardless, as former National Football League vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said on the Fox Sports broadcast, the "process" of the catch ended once Miller hit the ground and maintained control. He was rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with a torn popliteal artery, and ESPN's Chris Mortensen said his source told him the artery was "shredded from above the knee joint to below the knee" by the surgeons. (more...)
Everton contact Wolves manager Nuno to replace Ronald Koeman - Guillem Balague Everton contact Wolves manager Nuno to replace Ronald Koeman - Guillem Balague
- November 01, 2017

The Toffees were dumped out of the League Cup last week away at Chelsea. And how will they get on on Thursday night in the Europa League away at Lyon? He wrote on Twitter: 'Everton have contacted Nuno as one of the potential candidates to replace Koeman. (more...)
National Basketball Association wrap: Thunder coast past Bucks in matchup of MVP favorites National Basketball Association wrap: Thunder coast past Bucks in matchup of MVP favorites
- November 01, 2017

Westbrook narrowly fell short of a triple double for the Thunder, pouring in 12 points, to go along with 10 rebounds and nine assists. When the reigning NBA MVP didn't take it to the hoop himself, he found Steven Adams in the paint for an easy bucket. (more...)
Benzema responds to Lineker: Benzema responds to Lineker: "I'm embarrassed for him"
- November 01, 2017

They had the same difficulties, but have no solidarity. Benzema says he remains focused despite the comments and is determined to impress for France as well as Real Madrid . Latest repòrts from the continent claim that Real president Florentino Perez is eyeing an exodus after having endured a hard start to the new season, and Benzema is said to be on his list of players who need replacing. (more...)
Barca To Rival Arsenal For France Star
- November 01, 2017

Both Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are set to leave the Emirates by the end of the season and reports have suggested the duo could depart in January if they receive the right offer. Arsenal maintains an interest in Thomas Lemar but the Mirror reports that Barcelona and Liverpool will now rival them for the Monaco star. "Thomas wanted to go to Arsenal and to Liverpool, but we had discussions and we made a joint decision so he would stay here", Vasilyev told TASS. (more...)
Blake Shelton Performs New Track, Eats Raw Onion on 'The Tonight Show' Blake Shelton Performs New Track, Eats Raw Onion on 'The Tonight Show'
- November 01, 2017

There was also an extended interview on Fallon's couch, in which the late-night TV host poked fun at Shelton's new album artwork - in which the singer stands at the water's edge, a rowboat behind him, his eyes pensively gazing into the distance - and exchanged other good-natured jabs. (more...)
New engine proposals revealed New engine proposals revealed
- November 01, 2017

The plans were revealed at a summit in Paris attended by the sport's governing body, the FIA , F1's owners, Liberty Media and "current and potential Formula One manufacturers". The meeting outlined the objectives by the FIA on the future regulations of the next generation F1 power units (PU), which include improved noise, reduced cost, maintaining road relevance with hybrid technology and more level playing field for teams. (more...)