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Messi presents World Cup 2018 ball in Moscow Messi presents World Cup 2018 ball in Moscow
- November 10, 2017

The original Telstar was the first ball to feature black panels, which were created to stand out on black-and-white televisions, and have since become iconic. The brand-new panel design features a metallic print execution and texture graphic effect, engineered to provide performance and durability both in the stadium and on the street. (more...)
Another Round Of Massive Layoffs Are Expected At ESPN After Thanksgiving Another Round Of Massive Layoffs Are Expected At ESPN After Thanksgiving
- November 10, 2017

Dynamic change demands an increased focus on versatility and value, and as a result, we have been engaged in the challenging process of determining the talent-anchors, analysts, reporters, writers and those who handle play-by-play-necessary to meet those demands. (more...)
Equifax income falls on data breach expenses Equifax income falls on data breach expenses
- November 10, 2017

Equifax Inc ( NYSE:EFX ) is predicted to grow its earnings per share by a robust double-digit 26.51% over the next three years. Brighton Jones LLC increased its position in shares of Equifax by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont raised its stake in Equifax by 370.0% in the third quarter. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $110.00 target price on shares of Equifax in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. (more...)
Eagles sign DT Timmy Jernigan to four-year, $48 million extension Eagles sign DT Timmy Jernigan to four-year, $48 million extension
- November 10, 2017

A former Florida State standout, Jernigan, 25, would have been eligible to test free agency in 2018. You would be hard-pressed to find a better defensive tackle tandem in the NFL . He was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason and would have been one of the top available defensive players. If Jeffery, who hasn't had a 100-yard game yet for the Eagles, is seeking upward of $15 million per season, would vice president of football operations Howie Roseman have the funds ... (more...)
Mikel On $70k Temptation, Chelsea Vs United Tussle, Barcelona Interest Mikel On $70k Temptation, Chelsea Vs United Tussle, Barcelona Interest
- November 10, 2017

But following a series of secret meetings with Jose Mourinho and Roman Abramovich, Mikel eventually made a decision to join Chelsea. leaving Fergie furious. Upon returning, Mikel met with then Premier League chief Sir Dave Richards and told him that he wanted to play for Chelsea. Mikel was just out of school when clubs from across Europe - and in particular Chelsea and Manchester United - started showing a lot of interest in him. (more...)
Goff Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week Goff Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week
- November 10, 2017

Following a drive cut short in the red zone Ram kicker Greg Zuerlein drilled a 27-yard field goal to start off the second quarter. "Goff's definitely in a groove; their offense is in a groove", Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson said. "He can make all the throws, which you knew that coming out of college". However, I would favor the Rams against Minnesota and expect a tough matchup against either Philly or the Pats. (more...)
Chung stays focussed for third win, Rublev reaches semis Chung stays focussed for third win, Rublev reaches semis
- November 10, 2017

Rublev, at 37th the highest-ranked player in the tournament, looked in trouble against Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov in the evening session when he needed treatment on blisters to his feet after taking the third set. The 21-year old is a big fan of the scoreboard ticking down for the 25-second rule between points - saying it meant he knew exactly how long he had to clean his distinctive white-framed spectacles. (more...)
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Rumored to Pack 750 HP Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Rumored to Pack 750 HP
- November 10, 2017

It is a badly kept secret that Chevrolet is about to pull the wraps off the new Corvette ZR1 . Update: Actually, a report from Corvette Blogger says the vehicle will debut in Dubai, followed by the LA Auto Show later this month. The vehicle is reportedly heavier than the Z06, has a new fuel delivery system, additional heat exchangers, removable top. No worries, as Chevy has issued a teaser of the ZR1 stating it will be revealed on November 12th, so stay tuned! It will have a ... (more...)
Royals' Eric Hosmer named American League's 2017 Louisville Silver Slugger Award victor
- November 10, 2017

The outfielder's home runs set a franchise record and tied for the seventh-most homers recorded by a leadoff hitter in Major League Baseball history. This season, Arenado ranked in the top five in the National League in doubles, RBI, home runs, triples, slugging percentage, extra-base hits and total bases. (more...)
Teddy Bridgewater says mental hurdles from injury are in the past
- November 10, 2017

If you've followed purplePTSD at all you'll know that I tend to start nearly every article with ("If you've followed purplePTSD.com for X amount of time...) and that I'm in "recovery" (both from (some) drugs/alcohol and from being an angry Vikings fan)". (more...)
Real-life 'Iron Man' flies jet suit into Guinness Book Real-life 'Iron Man' flies jet suit into Guinness Book
- November 10, 2017

During the record attempt, which took place over a lake at Lagoona Park in Reading, Browning - a former royal marine reservist and founder of technology firm Gravity Industries - achieved a speed of 32.02mph (51.53km/h). "The suit could actually reach several hundred miles per hour, but the difficulty is being able to reach higher speeds safely and in a straight line". (more...)
Malky Mackay will not take Scotland job full-time, says SFA chief Malky Mackay will not take Scotland job full-time, says SFA chief
- November 10, 2017

The caretaker manager took charge of the side for the match at Pittodrie, but the Scots were beaten by a 40th-minute strike from Memphis Depay . "We have got a very long list of candidates, as you can imagine for an opportunity like this". (more...)
Jury Reaches Verdict In Trial Of Accused Cop Killer Demetrius Blackwell
- November 10, 2017

Blackwell faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole. According to the criminal complaint, based on details provided by Jansen, he and Moore "drove slowly alongside [the suspect], Demetrius Blackwell, and inquired as to what he possessed in the waistband of his trousers". (more...)
OJ Simpson Kicked Out Of Las Vegas Hotel For Being Drunk, Belligerent OJ Simpson Kicked Out Of Las Vegas Hotel For Being Drunk, Belligerent
- November 10, 2017

O.J. Simpson was reportedly removed from a Las Vegas casino early Thursday morning for unruly behavior. Simpson was escorted out by security and he has been permanently banned from the property. According to TMZ , the owner of the home is one of O.J.'s longtime friends, a person who even testified for him in the Las Vegas robbery trial. ABC reports that Simpson still plans to move into his house in Florida, where three of his children live, but he'll be crashing out in Vegas for the time ... (more...)
Croatia vs Greece World Cup Qualifying Playoff Live Streaming, Lineups Croatia vs Greece World Cup Qualifying Playoff Live Streaming, Lineups
- November 10, 2017

Captain Luka Modric shook off concerns of poor form by opening the scoring from the penalty spot in the 13th minute, before leaping into the air in celebration. In the last five matches, Croatia has won two matches, lost two matches and the other game ended in a draw whereas Greece has won two matches, lost one match and the remaining two games ended in a draw. (more...)
Northern Ireland Absolutely Screwed By Penalty Decision That Cost Away Goal Northern Ireland Absolutely Screwed By Penalty Decision That Cost Away Goal
- November 10, 2017

With Evans booked for his supposed offence - a caution that rules the Blackburn Rovers man out of Sunday's return leg - Rodriguez kept his cool amid a chorus boos to send McGovern the wrong way. The hosts had reached this stage in large part thanks to two big home victories over Norway and the Czech Republic , when O'Neill's men scored two early goals on both occasions. (more...)
GSP injured, but won't 'freeze division'
- November 10, 2017

Spoke with the media via conference call on Thursday, November 9. "They're going to talk about it and see what the next move is". Georges St-Pierre may be the UFC's middleweight champion now, but Luke Rockhold is setting his sites on a showdown with who he says it the real champ, Robert Whittaker. (more...)
Packers waive TE Martellus Bennett, ending short tenure Packers waive TE Martellus Bennett, ending short tenure
- November 09, 2017

The Patriots will assume Bennett's three-year, $ 21 million deal, but can get out of the deal after this year with no dead money. Then on October 28 during Green Bay's bye week, Bennett posted on Instagram that he was "pretty sure" he would retire at the end of the 2017 season. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott suspension back on after injunction denied Ezekiel Elliott suspension back on after injunction denied
- November 09, 2017

Then it turned into a flawless day for the Falcons when the Cardinals beat the Seahawks after Arizona had blown a 13-point point lead within the final four minutes. The Cowboys built a 5-3 record in the first half of the season to put them squarely in the NFC playoff race. Dallas on the season is scoring 28.3 points per game. (more...)
A5 Plane's Designer, Like Pitcher Roy Halladay, Died in One A5 Plane's Designer, Like Pitcher Roy Halladay, Died in One
- November 09, 2017

He was the first consumer known to have died while flying the aircraft . Karkow was killed along with passenger Cagri Sever , the company's newly hired director of engineering. But the official added that NTSB investigators have not yet seen video obtained by TMZ that shows the plane making abrupt maneuvers before the crash, The NTSB would not comment Wednesday on witnesses who said Halladay was "showboating" before the small plane went down. (more...)
Young returns to England fold offering wisdom, guidance to promising youth Young returns to England fold offering wisdom, guidance to promising youth
- November 09, 2017

If I can bring my experience to the younger boys here, I can help them and they can help me. But, disappointingly, some players have chose to withdraw. I think the manager has to drag him off the training pitch every day because he wants to be out there all the time. You just get older, as everyone does. (more...)
European Union still stuck over license for Monsanto Roundup herbicide European Union still stuck over license for Monsanto Roundup herbicide
- November 09, 2017

The commission had been due to rule today on whether the weedkiller glyphosate would be reauthorised for a five-year period - but failed to achieve the qualified majority necessary. After the vote on 9 November the NFU called on the Commission to "take decisive action to reauthorise the use of glyphosate to stop the politicisation of the process". (more...)
Rajasthan boy claims 10 wickets without conceding a run in T20 match Rajasthan boy claims 10 wickets without conceding a run in T20 match
- November 09, 2017

He achieved this feat during a cricket tournament while representing his side Disha Cricket Academy against Pearl Academy. However, in reply, Pearl Academy were bundled out for just 36, thanks to some unbelievable bowling by Choudhary. Akash Choudhary hails from Bharatpur district near the Rajasthan-Uttar Pradesh border. Akash Choudhary performed the astonishing feat of picking up all 10 wickets in a T20 innings, that too without conceding a single run. (more...)
Supreme Court disposes petition on framing of MoP for judges' appointments Supreme Court disposes petition on framing of MoP for judges' appointments
- November 09, 2017

But Luthra continued even after the bench had delivered its order. "The allegations pertain to the functioning of this court...having regard to the nature of the case, it is also necessary to make an interim order regarding the custody of the case diary and all the materials collected by the second respondent during the course of the investigation of the above-mentioned crime..." The two-judge bench found substance in Luthra's contention that the MoP must provide for a mechanism so that ... (more...)
Sergio Ramos willing to welcome Neymar at Real Madrid Sergio Ramos willing to welcome Neymar at Real Madrid
- November 09, 2017

Ramos joked: "We would have to agree with the sister's birthday, that would have to be valued". "I think it's an opportunist opinion". But while the Spain global has been tearing things up at Stamford Bridge, Real have been struggling and now sit eight points behind league leaders Barcelona . (more...)
UCLA trio unlikely to face severe punishment in China, report says UCLA trio unlikely to face severe punishment in China, report says
- November 09, 2017

While the three athletes remained in Hangzhou, the rest of UCLA's Bruins basketball team continued their trek to Shanghai to play Georgia Tech on Friday. His father, LaVar Ball, is also in China and told ESPN he was "going to wait until I get more intel on what's going on" before commenting. "Everybody is making it a big deal. (more...)
England's Southgate welcomes new faces against Germany, Brazil England's Southgate welcomes new faces against Germany, Brazil
- November 09, 2017

But having established himself as a Premier League starter for the first time, he has earned the backing of Southgate. It's just a shame that five of those Man City/Spurs players will be absent. Video assistant referees, watching the game on TV screens, are available to review four types of situation - goals, penalty/no penalty decisions, straight red cards, and cases of mistaken identity. (more...)
Gary Neville warns Man United and Tottenham about title race Gary Neville warns Man United and Tottenham about title race
- November 09, 2017

Mignolet, though, has refused to anoint City as champions-elect just yet and feels there is no reason why the Reds can not cut down the 12-point gap between themselves and Pep Guardiola's men before the end of the season. "If they play at that level, Chelsea can beat any team". "It was a hard period for the club, Chelsea don't finish 10th". To change that around with pretty much the same group of players shows what a great manager he is. (more...)
England suffer Jake Ball injury scare in Ashes warm-up England suffer Jake Ball injury scare in Ashes warm-up
- November 09, 2017

But it is nevertheless concerning for the tourists after fellow fast bowler Steven Finn was forced to leave the Ashes tour with torn knee cartilage, being replaced by the uncapped Tom Curran. He was able to walk off the pitch unaided but an England spokesman later announced that Ball would take no further part in the second day's play. (more...)
Liverpool send physio with Sadio Mane on global duty Liverpool send physio with Sadio Mane on global duty
- November 09, 2017

And, during an interview with Soccer Laduma at a Q&A event in Cape Town, Klopp was asked who he thought was the best player he had worked with. The Liverpool boss touched on a range of topics, including why he chose to coach the Merseyside giants. (more...)

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