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Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs To Step Down By June 2018 Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs To Step Down By June 2018
- November 04, 2017

Auburn has come under intense scrutiny in recent months for myriad items, most notably the FBI's investigation into the men's basketball program as part of a widespread scandal. They have begun to take their toll and have raised questions about why Auburn must endure such problems. The school built Auburn Arena to house the basketball program, plus a $16 million 100-yard indoor practice facility and a $6 million wellness kitchen. (more...)
Demolition permit issued for Silverdome, partial implosion set for December
- November 04, 2017

Then, each vertical beam surrounding the Silverdome will be broken when a small charge detonates, causing the steel ring to fall to the ground. The remainder of the demolition process will be handled through the use of hydraulic excavators and will be completed in sections. (more...)
Isner keeps Tour finals hopes alive as Nadal withdraws in Paris Isner keeps Tour finals hopes alive as Nadal withdraws in Paris
- November 04, 2017

Isner would win the dramatic encounter, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4, dashing Del Potro's hopes of playing in the ATP Finals. "I've given myself a pretty good shot to qualify", Isner said. "But I can not talk about that now; it is tough enough for me to pull out from here". Should Isner win in Paris then he will earn a place in the Finals. (more...)
Chicago Cubs send Houston Astros World Series present
- November 04, 2017

The Cubs sent congratulatory pizzas to the Astros front office. The Giants returned the favor in 2015, sending the Royals pizza and it continued when Kansas City sent Chicago pizza in 2016. Now let's hope the Astros have to send some pizza back to the Cubs in 2018. The great Major League Baseball pizza tradition continues. "It's an honor to carry on a #WorldSeries tradition. (more...)
WSU Police Request Felony Charge for USC's Liam Jimmons' Hit on Fan
- November 03, 2017

USC did not have any additional comment beyond what coach Clay Helton said on October 3, when he said they were aware of the situation and that internal discipline had been taken and would remain in house. According to Gardner, the Whitman County Prosecutor's Office will decide whether Jimmons will be charged. "That discipline will remain in-house". He appeared in games vs. (more...)
Joshua says promoter Hearn speaking to Fury about fight
- November 03, 2017

Speaking exclusively to Sky Sports at the weigh-in, Fury stated he could be ready by June or July despite being massively and obviously well over fighting weight. "@ realDonaldTrump who do you think wins the fury vs AJ fight?" Bigger tests are sure to come for Joshua - Deontay Wilder, Joseph Parker and perhaps even Tyson Fury are waiting in the wings - but Warren, who has been involved in boxing for the best part of 40 years, does not think the Englishman is near the level of Ali, who ... (more...)
Tyler Lockett Week 9 Outlook - Redskins at Seahawks Tyler Lockett Week 9 Outlook - Redskins at Seahawks
- November 03, 2017

Barring an unexpected return to practice by the end of the week, Vernon Davis will serve as the Redskins' top tight end in a hard matchup. Wide reciever Jamison Crowder , who had a breakout (9 catches, 123 yards) last week against Dallas, is listed as questionable with a hamstring injury as well. (more...)
Reinhardt is the star of Overwatch's new animated short Reinhardt is the star of Overwatch's new animated short
- November 03, 2017

Equal parts brilliant and controversial, scientist Moira O'Deorain is on the cutting edge of genetic engineering, searching for a way to rewrite the fundamental building blocks of life. With accessibility to spare, a real commitment to diversity and an infectious sense of innocent fun, Overwatch feels like an important game - the sort that can bridge boundaries in the oft-segmented gaming community. (more...)
Green Bay Packers: Fantasy values going forward Green Bay Packers: Fantasy values going forward
- November 03, 2017

CB Damarious Randall has three straight games with interception. Yards will be hard to come by, but the Packers will have to find a way to get the ground game going, or they'll be forced to come from behind with a very inexperienced quarterback. (more...)
Conor McGregor revealed as cover star for EA Sports' UFC 3 Conor McGregor revealed as cover star for EA Sports' UFC 3
- November 03, 2017

On Friday it was announced that outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor would feature on the cover of UFC 3 having briefly dipped his toe in the boxing game after claiming belts in two separate weight divisions. "The new animation technology has allowed us to take a massive leap forward in motion and responsiveness". As for the new G.O.A.T. Career Mode, this will see your choices made outside of the UFC Octagon being every bit as important as your performance inside it. (more...)
Morata and Iniesta back on Spain's squad; Costa still out
- November 03, 2017

Upon naming his squad to face Costa Rica and Russian Federation in upcoming friendlies, La Roja boss Julen Lopetegui said: "Alberto fits with what we want in the side". Spain topped their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification group ahead of Italy, and booked their ticket to Russian Federation unbeaten. But the coach stressed that the fundamental goal was to win the friendlies against Costa Rica in Malaga on November 11 and World Cup hosts Russian Federation in Saint Petersburg on November 14. (more...)
Best Stocks To Invest: Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (CALA), Evolent Health, Inc. (EVH)
- November 03, 2017

Breaking that down further, it has performed -11.57% for the week, -19.89% for the month, -38.17% over the last quarter, -36.32% for the past half-year and -25.31% for this previous year. A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $17.75 on the shares of Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (more...)
Kraft, other National Football League owners to be deposed in Kaepernick collusion suit Kraft, other National Football League owners to be deposed in Kaepernick collusion suit
- November 03, 2017

While it's unclear if Colin Kaepernick can win a collusion grievance against the National Football League, the case has already put National Football League owners in an uncomfortable situation of giving over personal records. McNair revitalized the conversation in Houston when it was revealed he used the idiom of letting the " inmates running the prison ". After rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson went down in practice and tore his ACL, the Texans reportedly signed not one, but two ... (more...)
Check out the rock David Lee just put on Caroline Wozniacki's finger Check out the rock David Lee just put on Caroline Wozniacki's finger
- November 03, 2017

The celebration comes days after Caroline triumphed in the WTA finals against Venus Williams in Singapore, taking the $7million prize. Prior to that the tennis star was engaged to golfer Rory McIlroy with the couple dating from 2011. Lee spent the first five years of his National Basketball Association career with the Knicks between 2005 and 2010, averaging a double-double in three of those seasons. (more...)
Warriors rebound from slow start, beat Spurs Warriors rebound from slow start, beat Spurs
- November 03, 2017

Unlike those blowout victories, the Warriors struggled to close out the home squad. Reserves Brandon Paul had 18 points and Rudy Gay scored 14 for the Spurs in Boston, the first game that forward LaMarcus Aldridge didn't lead the team in scoring. (more...)
Predicted Spurs line up to face Crystal Palace Predicted Spurs line up to face Crystal Palace
- November 03, 2017

Palace remain rooted at the bottom of the Premier League but a stunning victory over Chelsea last month proves they could still be a threat. "We must be focused, we must use the result to lift us and build confidence". "I think we threaten teams a lot more than perhaps we were doing in the first three games I had with the club and I thank him for that and we hope to keep that going". (more...)
Colsaerts fires second-straight 64 to grab big lead in Turkey Colsaerts fires second-straight 64 to grab big lead in Turkey
- November 03, 2017

Colsaerts hit the turn in 30 after birdieing four of his first six holes and picked up a further three shots on the back nine to complete a flawless second round that moved him onto 14 under for the competition. Oxfordshire's Pepperell, 26, had to play at the European Tour's qualifying school this time past year after missing 16 cuts in 21 events and slumping from 80th in the world to outside the top 500, but is now ranked 161st after six top-10 finishes this season. (more...)
Rich Hill intentionally gave Dodgers fans more time to boo Yuli Gurriel Rich Hill intentionally gave Dodgers fans more time to boo Yuli Gurriel
- November 03, 2017

Major League Baseball handed him a five-game suspension to be served next season, but on Tuesday Dodgers starter Rich Hill exacted a small measure of revenge by stepping off the mound during Gurriel's at-bats so L.A. 'This is a very close group, and for him to acknowledge that moment on behalf of Yu, I'm sure that Yu appreciated that, ' Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts said before Game 7. (more...)
Kim takes one shot lead in Vegas Kim takes one shot lead in Vegas
- November 03, 2017

I feel more comfortable. J.J. Spaun, Ryan Blaum , John Huh and German Alex Cejka all carded 66 to trail by one stroke, with Jimmy Stanger also one behind after 15 holes. Horschel is coming off a seven-week break. "Todd Anderson and I have done some really good work". Is it exactly where I want? No. The 25-year-old has made the cut in barely half of his 80 starts since joining the PGA Tour but things have started to look up in the last six months. (more...)
CMA Awards Ban Questions About Las Vegas Shooting, Politics CMA Awards Ban Questions About Las Vegas Shooting, Politics
- November 03, 2017

The CMA's media guidelines explain that those who do not adhere to these rules will have their credentials reviewed "and potentially revoked via security escort". "Country music has always been about the truth", she tweeted . The limited-run channel will also offer music from nominees such as Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett and interviews with nominees and performers, including from CMA Awards rehearsals and the red carpet (I'll also be on the red carpet to provide updates throughout the ... (more...)
PNB soars after reporting Q2 numbers PNB soars after reporting Q2 numbers
- November 03, 2017

Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans stood at 13.31% at end-September compared with 13.66% at end-June quarter and 13.63% a year earlier. Mehta said that PNB as of now is focussing to consolidate within the bank and sell its non-core assets. (more...)
Wolfsburg Impressed - Want Permanent Deal for Liverpool Starlet Wolfsburg Impressed - Want Permanent Deal for Liverpool Starlet
- November 03, 2017

Behind Roberto Firmino and Daniel Sturridge on Merseyside, and with Dominic Solanke arriving from Chelsea , Origi has taken up a key position at Wolfsburg, aided by injury to Mario Gomez. "And you can never rule anything out in football". With Schmidt focusing on the managerial aspect, Wolfsburg sporting director Olaf Rebbe maintains control over transfers, and the 39-year-old conceded he would be open to discussions for Origi. (more...)
Retired veteran declines award at National Football League game; says award tainted by protests Retired veteran declines award at National Football League game; says award tainted by protests
- November 03, 2017

Wells, who is the executive director of Military Veterans Advocacy, was slated to receive the Peoples Health Champion Award, an honor awarded at Saints home games to recognize "the exceptional achievements of Louisiana residents age 65 and older". (more...)
Cowboys RB Elliott's suspension pushed back at least another week Cowboys RB Elliott's suspension pushed back at least another week
- November 03, 2017

Check back for the latest developments on this breaking news story . Elliott was granted a brief administrative stay by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals Friday morning. The NFL said roughly 100 players have been suspended for approximately 500 games over the past season and a half. If Failla's ruling is not blocked, Elliott will not be eligible to return until the team's final three games, starting December 17 at Oakland. (more...)
Ranji game halted as man drives onto the pitch in Delhi Ranji game halted as man drives onto the pitch in Delhi
- November 03, 2017

However, according to the reports, it was a deliberate attempt as he continued to drive over the pitch despite repeated attempts by match officials and players to stop him. For Uttar Pradesh , Suresh Raina is also featuring in the line-up. The match was shifted to the Palam ground from Feroz Shah Kotla due to India's scheduled T20I against New Zealand. (more...)
Finn, Ali injury concerns before England tour opener Finn, Ali injury concerns before England tour opener
- November 03, 2017

But the major concern to England's hopes of upsetting the odds here and retaining the Ashes lies undoubtedly with the condition of Moeen , who is suffering from a left-side problem that makes it painful for him to bowl. "There's been a lot of talk about last time round", he said. "When they get the chance they have got to try and impress". Both players underwent scans on Friday, but while Moeen is likely to make a quick recovery, Finn's injury could be more serious. (more...)
Indian Hockey Team Enters Asia Cup Final Indian Hockey Team Enters Asia Cup Final
- November 03, 2017

The following minutes saw Navneet Kaur score back-to-back field goals in the 22nd and 27th minute to take India's lead to a comfortable 4-1 at the end of second quarter. It was India's first title in a decade, and third overall. Earlier in the day, India's Gurjit Kaur scored a hattrick while Navneet Kaur and Deep Grace score a double in India's stunning quarter final victory against Kazakhstan. (more...)
Why is Axar Patel's interaction with Ravi Shastri very brief? Why is Axar Patel's interaction with Ravi Shastri very brief?
- November 03, 2017

Amongst the Indian bowlers who've played at least nine T20 Internationals, Patel, who's gone for merely six runs an over, boasts of the best economy rate. His canny bowling always keeps the batsmen on their toes and builds the pressure. "The role is more or less same", he said. The wrist spinner ( Yuzvendra Chahal in this case) gets turn on most wickets and his role is to attack more and try to take wickets in middle overs. (more...)
Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
- November 03, 2017

This, just days out from the pair's long-awaited grudge-match at UFC 217 this Saturday night. Although it's clearly Garbrandt and Dillashaw, it's very grainy. Garbrandt's claims of a knockout do come into question, however as the clip cuts out quickly. Dillashaw responded via text message to MMAjunkie's Steven Marrocco. (more...)
Ferrari in threat to quit F1 over regulation changes plans Ferrari in threat to quit F1 over regulation changes plans
- November 03, 2017

The displeasure shown by Renault, Mercedes and now Ferrari in the last few days will surely test the mettle of the sport's new owners Liberty Media , as they look to make changes to the power units for the sake of lowering costs and creating a lower barrier of entry for other potential manufacturers. (more...)

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