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Newcastle United put on alert as Fernando Torres wants Premier League return Newcastle United put on alert as Fernando Torres wants Premier League return
- November 13, 2017

Torres has been on the fringes at the Wanda Metropolitano so far this season, featuring in only 182 minutes of La Liga football. And Diego Costa will be eligible for game-time once the club's transfer ban is lifted in January. The report suggests Torres' representatives are eyeing up a temporary switch to either Newcastle or Southampton. He knows Pellegrino well, too, from the Argentinian's time on Benitez's coaching staff on Merseyside. (more...)
Alex Morgan leads United States over Canada in women's soccer friendly Alex Morgan leads United States over Canada in women's soccer friendly
- November 13, 2017

A pair of Bay Area college products - Julie Ertz and Alex Morgan - and Carli Lloyd scored to give the US a 3-1 win over Canada in its final game of the 2017 season before a near-sellout crowd of 17,960 fans in San Jose. It was Morgan's 80th of the season. Lloyd, who came in as a sub in the second half, added a final goal in the 80th minute. Lloyd needs just two more goals for 100 in her career. (more...)
Brittany Force wins NHRA Top Fuel season title Brittany Force wins NHRA Top Fuel season title
- November 13, 2017

Ultimate Mello Yello Funny Car champion Robert Hight eliminated Force from title contention on Sunday, but Force definitely had the best-looking and unique car on the track. "I guess it wasn't meant to be", Capps said of his quest for back-to-back series Funny Car crowns. "Everybody worked their tail off and was quiet and knew they had a job to do", Hight said. (more...)
Brandt leads Americans past Canada 5-1 in Four Nations Cup final
- November 13, 2017

Canada struck on the power play just halfway through the third, when Megan Agosta shot a one-timer past USA goaltender Maddie Rooney (Andover, Minn.), cutting the deficit in half. Meghan Agosta's goal 10:42 into the third period pulled Canada to within a goal of its rivals. Though both the USA and Canada had several great chances, including one power play opportunity apiece, neither was able to convert and the first period ended 0-0. (more...)
Hurricanes clinch ACC Coastal Division championship
- November 13, 2017

The No. 4 Clemson football team clinched a spot in the 2017 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship game after defeating the Florida State Seminoles by a score of 31-14 on Saturday afternoon in Death Valley. Miami will face the defending National Champions for the conference crown. Clemson beat Miami 58-0 on October 24, 2015, a day before the Hurricanes fired Al Golden and a few weeks before they hired current coach Mark Richt. (more...)
Formula One: Crash, bang in Brazil on just first lap Formula One: Crash, bang in Brazil on just first lap
- November 13, 2017

But it's racing, you've got to go for it. Grosjean was able to continue, albeit last among the 17 drivers still running, with Ocon joining Vandoorne and Magnussen on the sidelines. World champion Lewis Hamilton had started the race in the pit lane. The race came undone for the American squad on the first lap around the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo. (more...)
Eskimos eliminate Blue Bombers in West Semi-Final Eskimos eliminate Blue Bombers in West Semi-Final
- November 13, 2017

Mike Reilly completed 23 of 33 passes for 334 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions, while Nichols was good on 34 of 47 for 368 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. Dressler added a 15-yard TD catch on the final play of the game and finished with eight catches for 111 yards. The Bombers responded with Medlock's 20-yard field at 10:48. (more...)
Kansas can't overcome four first half turnovers in loss to Texas Kansas can't overcome four first half turnovers in loss to Texas
- November 13, 2017

Texas hasn't played in a bowl since the 2014 season. Another Kansas miscue gave the Longhorns the ball inside the KU 10-yard line. "We're always prepared for stuff like that", senior wide receiver Lorenzo Joe said. So take Texas' 42-27 home win Saturday over Kansas for what it is, not for what it's not or should have been. "You know, we talk about fortune favoring the bold and we are going to go after things when we see it", KU's coach said. (more...)
Texans wide receiver Will Fuller out with ribs injury vs. Rams Texans wide receiver Will Fuller out with ribs injury vs. Rams
- November 13, 2017

In Sunday's blowout loss to the now-7-3 Rams with Savage at quarterback, the Texans showed they are not competitive with good National Football League teams. The Rams' defense, for the most part, was solid, and forced three turnovers and fueled the second-half turnaround. Meanwhile, the Texans deactivated inside linebacker Dylan Cole (hamstring) and defensive end Joel Heath (knee), defensive tackle Chunky Clements, center-guard Kyle Fuller, offensive tackle Kendall Lamm, third quarterback ... (more...)
Falcons' Devonta Freeman Out With Concussion Falcons' Devonta Freeman Out With Concussion
- November 13, 2017

Per the report, Freeman is being evaluated for a possible head injury, with his return to the contest considered questionable. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was intercepted on the very next play as the Cowboys held a 7-3 lead. However, the Falcons have since dropped four of their last five and haven't reached said plateau once. The Florida State product entered 2017 off almost identical back-to-back seasons, topping the 1,000-yard mark and accounting for 11 touchdowns in both 2015 and ... (more...)
NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Given a $61.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG
- November 13, 2017

Pioneer Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in Nike by 108.4% during the 1st quarter. Nike, Inc. The stock has a market cap of $91,511.79, a P/E ratio of 23.87, a PEG ratio of 2.62 and a beta of 0.60. Baystate Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% or 668 shares in its portfolio. Hartford Inv Management Co has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Loews Corporation (NYSE:L). (more...)
49ers aiming to have Jimmy Garoppolo start Week 12 49ers aiming to have Jimmy Garoppolo start Week 12
- November 13, 2017

After the game, the team's effort and desire was questioned as it looked as though the team quit. This one will be the type of game that everyone makes fun of on Twitter , and we'll see if the Giants can double their win total for the year, or if they'll further plummet in 2017 with a loss to a winless 49ers squad. (more...)
Chelsea's £500m redeveloped stadium 'will not be ready until at least 2024' Chelsea's £500m redeveloped stadium 'will not be ready until at least 2024'
- November 13, 2017

The Sun says their new stadium plans have suffered a huge setback, as the 2021-22 target has been pushed back by a minimum of three years. With those schedule changes, the club's first game at its £500M ($659M), 60,000-capacity new ground has been "pencilled in" for the opening fixture of the '24-25 season. (more...)
Lauri Markkanen injures his ankle, won't return for Bulls against Spurs Lauri Markkanen injures his ankle, won't return for Bulls against Spurs
- November 13, 2017

Markkanen attempted to block a Rudy Gay layup and appeared to slip on the floor of the AT&T Center. The Bulls announced Markkanen's injury during halftime. It was a total team effort for Spurs head Coach Gregg Popovich's wards, as they shot well throughout the game making 60 percent from the field, and shot even better from deep with a season high 18 makes for an unbelievable 66.7 percent 3-point field goal shooting for the entirety of the game. (more...)
Neymar: PSG star furious with Barcelona star Luis Suarez for leaking information Neymar: PSG star furious with Barcelona star Luis Suarez for leaking information
- November 13, 2017

The 56-year-old Brazilian specialist denied rumors that he has disagreements with the 25-year-old footballer. And he reportedly now feels betrayed by two of his closest confidants. "I can talk about Neymar's temperament, his good nature and his big heart". "I think it is hard because of his past", he told El Larguero . I'm totally realistic and what I don't like is these false stories about me, there is nothing bothering me at my club. (more...)
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer clash in doubt — ATP Finals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer clash in doubt — ATP Finals
- November 13, 2017

However, had the point been more important and if he ended up losing the match, his reaction would probably have been very different. He added, "I can't predict what might happen in the next couple of days, but my feeling is that I'm here to play and to try my best". (more...)
John Fox challenge considered one of the worst in National Football League history John Fox challenge considered one of the worst in National Football League history
- November 13, 2017

But a replay review initiated by Bears coach John Fox , who thought Cunningham scored, gave the ball to the Packers . That call is about as clear as it gets. And because that fumble hits the pylon, it's ruled as a fumble through the end zone, which is a touchback for the defense. The Bears haven't finished.500 or better since he took the job in 2015, and after losing to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, it looks like 2017 will be another tough year. (more...)
Jaguars punked Chargers on a fake punt touchdown for the ages Jaguars punked Chargers on a fake punt touchdown for the ages
- November 13, 2017

The Jaguars went for a two-point conversion and converted the score with another pass from Bortles to Lee. The over is also 13-5 in the Chargers' last 18 games after scoring less than 15 points in their previous game and is 13-6 in their last 19 games after accumulating more than 150 yards rushing in their previous game. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo 's Girlfriend Has Given Birth To A Baby Girl Cristiano Ronaldo 's Girlfriend Has Given Birth To A Baby Girl
- November 13, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo , struggling to find his scoring touch for Real Madrid in the La Liga, finds himself in a fresh controversy off the pitch. Ronaldo now has four children, with Alana Martina joining Cristiano Jnr and twins Eva and Mateo . (more...)
Jimmie Johnson's title hopes end with blown tire at Phoenix Jimmie Johnson's title hopes end with blown tire at Phoenix
- November 13, 2017

Jimmie Johnson's bid for a record eighth NASCAR championship is over. He needed to win at Phoenix to be part of the final four racing for the title at Homestead on November 19. Johnson has led just 217 laps this season - the fewest during his 16 full-time seasons. His last win was also in June at Dover International Speedway. (more...)
Nets' D'Angelo Russell out 'several games' with knee injury, report says
- November 12, 2017

According to the report, Russell had an MRI upon the team's return to NY on Sunday and will undergo further evaluation on the injury. Spencer Dinwiddie , now second on the point guard depth chart after Lin's injury, is also dealing with a wonky hamstring, which could force Brooklyn to get creative moving forward. (more...)
CFL's Ottawa Redblacks Prove Canada Has The Best Touchdown Celebrations CFL's Ottawa Redblacks Prove Canada Has The Best Touchdown Celebrations
- November 12, 2017

They lost 31-20 to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the East Division semifinal on Sunday afternoon at TD Place. The eastern final against the Toronto Argonauts will take place at BMO Field next Sunday at noon. Thigpen, a surprise starter at running back this week with Trent Richardson and Cameron Marshall out, rushed for 169 yards for the Green and White, while Bakari Grant , Vernon Adams Jr. (more...)
Vic Carucci's Points After: Saints 47, Bills 10 Vic Carucci's Points After: Saints 47, Bills 10
- November 12, 2017

Buffalo's didn't do a good job. Lasco, the second-year running back who has played mostly on special teams this season, hit Bills kicke returner Brandon Tate at full speed with his head pointed down. The play calls weren't good. The interception led to Ingram's third score. Most we're short of the sticks. The Bills also had only five first downs, their lowest total since 1971 when they had four against the Baltimore Colts. (more...)
Steelers defeat Colts 20-17 Steelers defeat Colts 20-17
- November 12, 2017

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Haden was running on the sidelines and appeared to be OK after being examined by the Steelers medical team. Through eight games Haden had 16 combined tackles, one interception and 5 pass breakups. Haden has been an integral part of the Steelers' defensive revival in 2017. (more...)
Vontaze Burfict seemed to thoroughly enjoy his first National Football League ejection Vontaze Burfict seemed to thoroughly enjoy his first National Football League ejection
- November 12, 2017

Given his track record and recent transgressions, Burfict can expect to hear from the league this week. However, he very clearly shoves the ref's arm away as he's trying to hold Burfict back from any further issue with the Titans players. Between suspensions that have cost him game checks and fines, Burfict has now forfeited just under $2.2 million during his career. On the next play, Tennessee's DeMarco Murray scored on a 1-yard plunge for a 14-6 lead with 5:08 left in the half. (more...)
Martellus Bennett expected to play Week 10 vs. Broncos Martellus Bennett expected to play Week 10 vs. Broncos
- November 12, 2017

Bennett was quick to dispute this claim, saying the team doctor knew that he had a torn rotator cuff and that he was "trying to cover his own ass". In addition, tight end Martellus Bennett (shoulder) was a limited participant in Friday's practice and is officially listed as questionable for Sunday night's road game against the Denver Broncos . (more...)
No NFL players protest before games on Veterans Day weekend No NFL players protest before games on Veterans Day weekend
- November 12, 2017

This is the first time the Lower Burrell VFW has boycotted an National Football League game. The Jeannette VFW also will boycott Sunday's game, although the action is not part of the national movement, according to Curt Elliott, commander of Jeannette's VFW Post 8240. (more...)
Juventus tell Sami Khedira to 'charm' Emre Can on Germany duty? Juventus tell Sami Khedira to 'charm' Emre Can on Germany duty?
- November 12, 2017

According to The Daily Star , the Italian behemoths are resigned to losing out on Can as Pep Guardiola steps up his pursuit of the midfielder. Juventus are the frontrunners to sign the 23-year-old and have told Khedira to charm the German during the worldwide break, according to sources in Italy. (more...)
LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Teammates Remain In China After Shoplifting Arrest LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Teammates Remain In China After Shoplifting Arrest
- November 12, 2017

Freshmen LiAngelo Ball , Jalen Hill, and Cody Riley were forced to remain at the team hotel, the Hyatt Regency in Hangzhou, while the rest of the team boarded a plane to fly back to California on Saturday, according to the Los Angeles Times . (more...)
Compensation committee to talk Roger Goodell contract Compensation committee to talk Roger Goodell contract
- November 12, 2017

Goodell's current contract runs out in March of 2019 and the commish and owners are now working on a five-year contract extension. " That number for Roger just seems too much ", the owner said. "He can stand to show some humility, but he won't listen to staff". Monday's conference call comes on the heels of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones making moves to block Goodell's extension. (more...)