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Putin Slams Doping Ban on Russian Skiers Putin Slams Doping Ban on Russian Skiers
- November 10, 2017

These statements come amid an ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election, started after Donald Trump's victory, despite the fact that Moscow has repeatedly denied any interference in the election, calling the claims "groundless" and "absurd". (more...)
Harry Kane and Harry Winks out of England squad Harry Kane and Harry Winks out of England squad
- November 10, 2017

Speaking to reporters on Thursday morning, Southgate said: 'Both Harry Kane and Harry Winks were scanned, they were clearly not available for us but Spurs may risk them for the North London derby. It means a large amount of the players Southgate is likely to be considering for his starting XI at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation will not be available for him to see in two of the Three Lions' final four fixtures before the tournament starts. (more...)
Moment Brit surfer suffers back injury in monster wipeout Moment Brit surfer suffers back injury in monster wipeout
- November 10, 2017

There is a good prognosis for a rapid recovery. Andrew Cotton, 36, was thrown from his board in Nazare this week, trying to surf a wave most daredevils would never dream of attacking. "He's had an MRI scan and X-rays, he's got a break in his lower back". "I have broken my back but I've been really lucky", said the indomitable surfer. (more...)
Stamkos, Kucherov propel NHL-best Lightning past Kings 5-2 Stamkos, Kucherov propel NHL-best Lightning past Kings 5-2
- November 10, 2017

With AP Photos. Steven Stamkos , Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn each had a goal and an assist during Tampa Bay's four-goal first period, and the NHL-leading Lightning beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2. Los Angeles will have to power past a seven-man defensive corps if the Lightning use their traditional lineup. Imagine what Stevens thought after. (more...)
England name James Anderson as vice-captain for the Ashes England name James Anderson as vice-captain for the Ashes
- November 10, 2017

On his arrival in Australia, Anderson said: "It's (the vice-captaincy) not something I've thought about. You have an amount of senior players who always have an input and you want to open everything to the whole group", Broad told Sky Sports . (more...)
Emotional Brian Boyle scores but Devils lose 3-2 in OT
- November 10, 2017

It was pretty clear that Boyle was thrilled to get on the scoresheet just by the pure emotion that flowed out of him during the celebration immediately afterward. Drew Stafford, with his 10th goal in 19 career games against the Oilers, gave the Devils a 2-1 lead at 18:25 of the second period, faking a shot from the left before getting to the crease and pulling a shot around Talbot. (more...)
John Cena Responds To Shot From Rusev, Kurt Angle John Cena Responds To Shot From Rusev, Kurt Angle
- November 10, 2017

With the reports indicating the Reigns is cleared to perform at Survivor Series , the announcement of the New Day versus The Shield is expected to occur on next week's episode of Raw . champion match against Raw Women's champion Alexa Bliss. Reigns last appeared on the October 16, 2017, episode of Monday Night Raw . Braun Strowman defeated Kane via disqualification. (more...)
Uber working with NASA to fill LA's skies with flying taxis Uber working with NASA to fill LA's skies with flying taxis
- November 10, 2017

Holden said that Uber is joining NASA's project to expand air traffic systems, which scores of other companies already belong to. The space agency has signed an agreement with Uber to help develop an air-traffic-control system for the flying-car project, which goes by the name Uber Elevate or UberAir , according to USA Today. (more...)
Arsenal set Ozil price for Mourinho Arsenal set Ozil price for Mourinho
- November 10, 2017

With Ozil's contract in North London set to expire next summer, and no signs forthcoming as of yet that he has any intention of renewing his deal, lining up without the 2014 World Cup victor could become a permanent reality for Arsenal in the not-so-distant future. (more...)
SSA makes second attempt to have The President's Keepers removed from stores SSA makes second attempt to have The President's Keepers removed from stores
- November 10, 2017

Pauw announced that the new letter Gave them two days to withdraw the book or he could face being taken to court. If I have not published the substance they don't want published, they would not charge me. But despite initial media reports claiming that Pauw had been charged, Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said this was not the case. "The two cases relate to the possible leaking of classified information... (more...)
Slade and Underhill to start against Pumas, Farrell and Itoje rested Slade and Underhill to start against Pumas, Farrell and Itoje rested
- November 10, 2017

British and Irish Lions duo Farrell and Itoje were not included in the matchday squad, with a clash against Australia to come a week later. "They don't like so we have got to convince them - not just me but the rest of the staff - that it is in their best interests for this period of time". (more...)
LaPorte boy takes vehicle for joyride LaPorte boy takes vehicle for joyride
- November 10, 2017

The boy's wild ride began at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, when cops spotted a 2008 Kia Rio driving in a parking lot in LaPorte about 30 miles west of South Bend without its headlights on, according to the South Bend Tribune . Officers said they pinned the vehicle in with their squad cars, then realized it was a 7-year-old boy when they found him hiding in the backseat. The boy was transported to the police station and allowed to go after his mother showed up. (more...)
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
- 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...)