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Tony La Russa joins the Red Sox as a special assistant Tony La Russa joins the Red Sox as a special assistant
- November 02, 2017

The Red Sox said La Russa will assist Dombrowski in all areas of baseball operations, including player development and consultation with the major and minor league coaching staffs. It's that they don't need it. La Russa was an Major League Baseball manager for 33 seasons with the White Sox, Athletics, and Cardinals. La Russa began his 33-season managerial career with the Chicago White Sox in 1979 while Dombrowski worked as an administrative assistant in the organization. (more...)
Celtics' Gordon Hayward to address media at press conference Celtics' Gordon Hayward to address media at press conference
- November 02, 2017

The third part was the unknown, and the only thing that concerned the medical staff. "I was on a stretcher, and I had to get carried up two flights of stairs", he wrote. He said that surgery was "really successful". Hayward said he's heard from plenty of stars from the NBA and other sports, like National Football League stars Odell Beckham Jr. (more...)
Yasiel Puig's Home Burglarized During World Series Game 7 Loss Yasiel Puig's Home Burglarized During World Series Game 7 Loss
- November 02, 2017

According to CBS Los Angeles , a Los Angeles Police Department watch commander said a window was broken at Puig's home and items were taken from it, although further specifics weren't offered. Baseball fans catching and keeping balls happens all the time, and even when it's an opposing team's player who hits the homer, sometimes the person who catches the ball wants to keep it as a souvenir. (more...)
Six Tottenham Hotspur players called up to England squad Six Tottenham Hotspur players called up to England squad
- November 02, 2017

Ashley Young has been called up to the England squad for the friendly matches against Germany and Brazil in November. Southgate has also been monitoring Tom Cleverley at Watford and has watched the last three Swansea City games, with Tammy Abraham among the players under consideration. (more...)
Andreas Pereira set for Man Utd return Andreas Pereira set for Man Utd return
- November 02, 2017

The youngster impressed over in La Liga on loan at Granada last term and also enjoyed a stellar pre-season, helping the Red Devils beat the likes of Real Madrid and Manchester City. The Red Devils are without several of their star players in the middle of the park, with Paul Pogba, Marouane Fellaini, and Michael Carrick all ruled out because of injuries. (more...)
Dolphins' Alonso won't be suspended for hit on Flacco Dolphins' Alonso won't be suspended for hit on Flacco
- November 02, 2017

Flacco showed no limitations while throwing and handing off as he took first-team reps during the portion of practice open to the media. Flacco said he hasn't experienced any concussion-related symptoms since the shot to the head. Flacco was dazed by the hit and received a gash near his ear that required stitches. "But Flacco needs to get down a little earlier if you want to avoid that". (more...)
Indianapolis To Host 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship Indianapolis To Host 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship
- November 02, 2017

Hard Rock Stadium in Miami , FL, will host the game in 2021 before the game moves to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in 2022. "Having hosted a Super Bowl and a World Series this year alone, and NCAA basketball playoffs and championships in recent years, Houston and Harris County are now uniquely prepared to play host to one of the nation's most exciting and closely watched sports events -- the 2024 College Football Playoff National Championship", Harris County Judge Emmett said. (more...)
Oxlade-Chamberlain starts, Coutinho missing against Maribor Oxlade-Chamberlain starts, Coutinho missing against Maribor
- November 02, 2017

And critics of "Ox" were handed a great deal of ammunition after the winger looked completely out of place in his first several matches in Liverpool red. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he is impressed with the impact that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has made since joining the club. Liverpool go into the last match before the November worldwide break facing an injury crisis. (more...)
Crawford, Blackhawks Hand Flyers Another Shutout Loss Crawford, Blackhawks Hand Flyers Another Shutout Loss
- November 02, 2017

Two quick Chicago strikes in the second period were enough, as Chicago handed the Flyers their third shutout loss of the season, 3-0, on Wednesday night. Hägg broke up a 2-on-1 in the third period and logged 21:00 of ice time but the Toews breakaway will be the one that is remembered from the game. Schwartz has also recorded at least a point in seven of his last eight games and has failed to record a point in just two of 13 games this season. (more...)
Papa John's Blames the National Football League for Hurting Pizza Sales Papa John's Blames the National Football League for Hurting Pizza Sales
- November 02, 2017

On Wednesday, the CEO of Papa John's blamed a decline in earnings on a decline in National Football League ratings, which he in turn blamed on the lingering anthem controversy. While their stock is down 24 percent this year, competitors like Domino's have been performing well. And Schnatter, who donated to Trump's election campaign, said the dispute should have been "nipped in the bud" when the protest first began. (more...)
Houston's Eric Gordon averaging almost 25 points a game this year
- November 02, 2017

Despite the loss, it must be nice for Hardaway owners to see him string together a few games that resemble his output with the Hawks previous year, as he began the season looking like a bit of a bust. James Harden outplayed Kristaps Porzingis Wednesday. Houston proceeded to outscore the Knicks by a margin of 76-47 between the second and third quarters, however, thus resulting in an insurmountable deficit come the fourth quarter. (more...)
Buffalo Bills at New York Jets Buffalo Bills at New York Jets
- November 02, 2017

Buffalo , if it plays the way it has been this season , should win this one handily, even being on the road. Each win brings them closer to their first postseason appearance since the 1999 season . The Jets are averaging 19.6 points per game, good for 21st in the league. Josh McCown managed the game at quarterback for the Jets with 257 yards passing on 26 completions with two touchdowns and no interceptions. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers slow start alarms fans, sets off emergency meeting Cleveland Cavaliers slow start alarms fans, sets off emergency meeting
- November 02, 2017

The Pacers shot 16-of-26 from 3-point range and scored 22 points off the Cavs turnovers. Add all that to Irving's departure, the flaws of the Cavs' new additions this offseason, LeBron injuring himself during the preseason, and there are a confluence of factors as to why the Cavs are the third-worst team in the East right now, ahead of only the Bulls and Hawks in the standings. (more...)
Clayton Kershaw está listo para esto en el Juego 7 | MLB | Dodgers Clayton Kershaw está listo para esto en el Juego 7 | MLB | Dodgers
- November 02, 2017

Los nuevos monarcas de las Grandes Ligas llegaban a su segunda Serie Mundial tras caer en 2005 ante los Medias Blancas de Chicago, mientras que los Dodgers buscaban su séptimo título y el primero desde 1988 cuando vencieron a los Atléticos. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp explains decision to start Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain against Maribor Jurgen Klopp explains decision to start Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain against Maribor
- November 02, 2017

Liverpool finished in fourth place in the Premier League table last term to secure a return to the Champions League . Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain makes his first Champions League start for Liverpool, with Philippe Coutinho and Dejan Lovren absent from the matchday squad against Maribor . (more...)
The Astros' first baseman is now Boo-li Gurriel The Astros' first baseman is now Boo-li Gurriel
- November 02, 2017

I didn't think anybody would think about what I meant [in that way]". That didn't sit well with Dodgers fans, who showered Gurriel with boos when the series returned to Los Angeles with Game 6 on Tuesday night. Following the game, the 33-year-old, Cuban-born player said through a translator, "I was commenting to my [teammates] that I hadn't had any good luck against Japanese pitchers". (more...)
Kris Dunn debuts, Markkanen shines, but Bulls lose to the Heat Kris Dunn debuts, Markkanen shines, but Bulls lose to the Heat
- November 02, 2017

The rookie did have some nice moments last week including a 13-point, 13-rebound double-double, but he won't have much re-draft value while Whiteside is active. Miami and Chicago played 71 times between 2003-04 and last season; Wade played for Miami in 64 games, sat out four and played for Chicago in three last season. (more...)
Can't say there is no 'Hindu terrorism': Kamal Haasan Can't say there is no 'Hindu terrorism': Kamal Haasan
- November 02, 2017

In his column in the weekly Ananda Vikatan , Haasan said that where Hindu extremists earlier believed in holding a dialogue to push their point, they now indulged in violence. Speaking about social justice, the actor said Kerala "shows the way" in the social justice. Haasan's column reiterated his anti-Sangh positioning ahead of his expected entry into active politics and was panned by the BJP and allies. (more...)
Ohio State recharges for Iowa after beating Penn State
- November 02, 2017

The Sooners are ranked ahead of No. 6 Ohio State in the initial CFP rankings, but are looking up at Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson, which are one through four in the current rankings. "We're doing it very similar to what we've done it for the last two years with one of the most explosive offenses in the country", Franklin said. (more...)
David Unsworth: Everton will go for it against Lyon David Unsworth: Everton will go for it against Lyon
- November 02, 2017

And if they lose to Lyon , who beat them at Goodison Park a fortnight ago, and Atalanta avoid defeat at Apollon Limassol , Everton's hopes of qualifying for the next round will be over. Keane is sidelined with a leg injury that has recently required surgery to remove an infection caused by an open cut, whilst the three veterans are being rested ahead of Sunday's Premier League game. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund faces Champions League exit after draw with APOEL Borussia Dortmund faces Champions League exit after draw with APOEL
- November 02, 2017

Borussia Dortmund is in the third place and the team Apoel Nicosia is at the bottom of the standing table of UEFA Champions League in Group H. Both the teams have only one point. "We have to pull together to get out of this phase". Dortmund put its visitors from Cyprus under pressure from the start, and took the lead in the 29th minute when Shinji Kagawa's pass opened up space behind the defense for Guerreiro to chip the goalkeeper. (more...)
Jarryd Hayne wants out of Titans Jarryd Hayne wants out of Titans
- November 02, 2017

Now participating in the Rugby League World Cup with Fiji Bati, The Daily Telegraph claims Hayne wants to move closer to Sydney and is said to be considering all possibilities, including rugby union. He took up an option in his contract earlier this year to extend his stay until the end of 2018, but only after he reportedly flirted with the idea of moving back to Sydney. (more...)
Danny Woodhead Cleared to Practice; Ravens Promote Offensive Lineman
- November 02, 2017

Players placed on IR are required to sit out at least eight games, so Woodhead is not be eligible to go for the the Ravens in their Week 9 game at the Titans on Sunday. That's pretty sad when you think about it, but the Ravens will take all the help they can get. With Woodhead returning to action, the Ravens might not want to keep four running backs on the 53-man roster at the expense of depth elsewhere. (more...)
Raptors fall hard to Nuggets in Denver Raptors fall hard to Nuggets in Denver
- November 02, 2017

Here are some takeaways on Toronto's most disheartening performance of the young season. It's tough to play more than 10 guys in the National Basketball Association. Jamal Murray led the Nuggets with 24 points in only 21 minutes of playing time. Denver connected on 16 3-pointers and outrebounded the Raptors by a 43-38 margin to kick off a six-game homestand. (more...)
Carlos Correa Proposes to Girlfriend During World Series Celebration Carlos Correa Proposes to Girlfriend During World Series Celebration
- November 02, 2017

While Rosenthal handled the shock like a pro, David Ortiz was totally dumbfounded. Of all the home runs hit in a record-setting Major League Baseball regular season, postseason and World Series, Carlos Correa's homer in Game 5 outdid them all in one respect: highest launch angle. (more...)
Pittsburgh Penguins' power play sinks Edmonton Oilers Pittsburgh Penguins' power play sinks Edmonton Oilers
- November 02, 2017

Hornqvist, one of the best tippers in the league, got his stick on Kris Letang's long power-play shot to give the Penguins the lead in the first minute of the second - they've scored in all nine road games this year - then the Oilers went to work. (more...)
Brian Boyle plays first game since cancer diagnosis Brian Boyle plays first game since cancer diagnosis
- November 02, 2017

Boyle returned to practice October 23, and he targeted the game in Vancouver as his goal to get back in the lineup about a week ago. Boyle will play left wing on a line with Blake Coleman and Miles Wood tonight, said Hynes, adding that the coaching staff will track his minutes and see how Boyle feels throughout the game. (more...)
Gordon Hayward confirms whether he will play for Boston Celtics this season Gordon Hayward confirms whether he will play for Boston Celtics this season
- November 02, 2017

I mean. that's just the person he is". "'If you were going to have a horrific leg injury, this would be the one to have, ' they basically told me", Hayward wrote. "I keep imagining what it's going to be like to step onto the floor at the Garden and make my regular-season debut as a Celtic", he wrote. "I was overwhelmed with frustration, knowing that I can't be a part of it right now". (more...)
Mets hiring Dave Eiland as pitching coach Mets hiring Dave Eiland as pitching coach
- November 02, 2017

As such, the Mets must fill those positions, along with first-base coach and assistant hitting coach, Roessler's old post. Roessler's responsibilities with the team "will expand", per Ackert, though it's not clear if he'll simply step into the hitting coach vacancy created by Long's departure. (more...)
William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) Touching New 52-week High
- November 02, 2017

Among 4 analysts covering William Lyon Homes (NYSE: WLH ), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.87, for a total transaction of $194,395.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 31,798 shares in the company, valued at $727,220.26. (more...)