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Irvine and Mckinlay join Pearce in Moyes' new West Ham backroom staff Irvine and Mckinlay join Pearce in Moyes' new West Ham backroom staff
- November 13, 2017

The Nottingham Forest legend returns to the club he left 16 years ago after being appointed as assistant to new boss David Moyes , who he says was the key factor in his decision to take on the job. Moyes has started to put his backroom team together with former Norwich City assistant Alan Irvine joining, while Billy McKinlay , now at Sunderland in a caretaker capacity, is expected to follow suit. (more...)
Alan Shearer holds nothing back in cutting criticism of Danny Drinkwater Alan Shearer holds nothing back in cutting criticism of Danny Drinkwater
- November 13, 2017

It's safe to say that Alan Shearer didn't agree with Danny Drinkwater's decision to rule himself out of England's pair of friendlies. The Chelsea midfielder said he did not feel fully fit after struggling to recover from the calf problem that has marred the start of his time with the Premier League champions. (more...)
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford inspired by Brazil legend Ronaldo's 'free' football Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford inspired by Brazil legend Ronaldo's 'free' football
- November 13, 2017

I was only young though. He also took time to praise Ronaldo's former Brazil teammate Ronaldinho, saying: " He was also a top, top player ". 'He always played free . "Who doesn't enjoy watching the type of football Brazil play?" Rashford will look to showcase his skills against his favourite footballing nation tomorrow night when he leads England's attack against Brazil at Wembley. (more...)
Tiemoue Bakayoko reveals Didier Drogba influence behind Chelsea move Tiemoue Bakayoko reveals Didier Drogba influence behind Chelsea move
- November 13, 2017

The energetic 26-year-old midfielder was named the PFA Player of the Year, the FWA Player of the Year, and the Premier League Player of the Season in his debut season at Stamford Bridge. The Blues powerhouse was left behind as Dider Deschamps' men continued their preparations for the World Cup in the summer, and he couldn't help but express his frustration. (more...)
Thai court takes up case against owner of Leicester City
- November 13, 2017

The case against King Power , which is owned by Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and his family, was accepted by a criminal court in Bangkok on Monday, according to Reuters. Srivaddhanaprabha bought Leicester City in 2010 and has overseen promotion from League 1 to the Champions League as well as winning the Premier League in 2016. (more...)
Arsenal 'closing in on £60m Nabil Fekir deal' Arsenal 'closing in on £60m Nabil Fekir deal'
- November 13, 2017

Should Arsenal manage to push through a deal in the January transfer window, they could allow both Sanchez and Ozil to also leave in order to avoid losing them on free transfers during the summer. The fee for Fekir - who is under contract until 2020 - would nearly certainly swallow up that £60m. Meanwhile, Olivier Giroud has withdrawn from the French squad ahead of Tuesday's friendly with Germany in Cologne. (more...)
Martellus Bennett expected to make Patriots debut Sunday, report says Martellus Bennett expected to make Patriots debut Sunday, report says
- November 13, 2017

Since then, several players still on the team, Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson among them, have said the medical team is the cat's meow. Bennett says his shoulder got worse during the season and that he asked to have it checked after the 35-31 win on October 8 against the Dallas Cowboys. (more...)
Rafael Nadal knee injury concerning… but I don't doubt this - Greg Rusedski Rafael Nadal knee injury concerning… but I don't doubt this - Greg Rusedski
- November 13, 2017

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer can set up a dream climax to the 2017 season at the ATP World Tour Finals, but organisers are sweating on the Spaniard's fitness and a new crop are itching to spoil the party. You can do indoor clay, I guess, but that's a bit silly. The match was not without embarrassment, however, for the Swiss who made what was surely one of his worst ever misses when he slapped a short forehand in the net. (more...)
Tunisia clinch World Cup spot after draw with Libya Tunisia clinch World Cup spot after draw with Libya
- November 13, 2017

The last two decades have seen many coaches try and fail to stamp their authority on a fractured Morocco's national team that lacked identity. Nigeria were the first African nation to book a place in Russian Federation after last month's 1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo with Egypt and Senegal, who beat South Africa 2-0 in a replayed game in Polokwane on Friday, having also qualified. (more...)
Former Celtic player Liam Miller reveals cancer battle Former Celtic player Liam Miller reveals cancer battle
- November 13, 2017

Miller is understood to have undergone treatment for pancreatic cancer in the United States and will begin chemotherapy back in the British Isles. "Awful news about Liam Miller keep the fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through", said former Hibernian forward McManus on Twitter. (more...)
Trailblazer Feng is China's first world No 1 golfer Trailblazer Feng is China's first world No 1 golfer
- November 13, 2017

The in-form Feng , who also captured last week's Japan Classic title, added: "Hopefully there will be more Chinese getting on the tours and more world No.1s coming up from China. Second-round leader Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa struggled with a 76 and was in third place at 5 under. "But she just missed it and now I've got a trophy in my hand". (more...)
Pearce returns to West Ham as Moyes's assistant Pearce returns to West Ham as Moyes's assistant
- November 13, 2017

The West Ham fans were fantastic to me and I'm looking forward to coming back. " The club would like to thank Billy for his efforts during his time on Wearside ". He left that post in 2013 before an ill-fated seven months in charge of another of his former clubs, Nottingham Forest. Majority of the West Ham's backroom staff was sacked along with Slaven Bilic recently and new manager David Moyes has now gone on to strengthen his ranks at the London Stadium by adding experienced duo ... (more...)
Vermont-Kentucky Post Game Notes Vermont-Kentucky Post Game Notes
- November 13, 2017

Calipari is now 251-53 at Kentucky. Green, making his first career start, finished with 15 points and had a career-high four assists. The Catamounts went 10-for-29 from 3-point range and had just seven turnovers. This was the first meeting between United Kingdom and Vermont in men's basketball. Trailing 72-69, the Catamounts missed two three-pointers with less than 30 seconds left in the game. (more...)
Sadio Mane sent home from Senegal duty with fresh injury concerns Sadio Mane sent home from Senegal duty with fresh injury concerns
- November 13, 2017

While the job was done against South Africa , it came at a price for Liverpool after Mane suffered a slight return of his old injury, a Senegal statement read . It's unknown how long he could miss, if any time at all. Mane missed five games for the Reds in October and November with an injury picked up in the last worldwide break, but returned to set up two goals in the 4-1 win away to West Ham . (more...)
Padres, Dodgers to play Mexico series in May Padres, Dodgers to play Mexico series in May
- November 13, 2017

There haven't been any Major League Baseball regular-season games played outside the United States or Canada since the Dodgers opened their 2014 season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia. The Dodgers have three prominent players of Mexican heritage on their roster, but it is unclear if any might be on the team when it plays in Monterrey. (more...)
Referee Involved In Conor McGregor-Bellator Incident Releases Statement Referee Involved In Conor McGregor-Bellator Incident Releases Statement
- November 13, 2017

While McGregor and the UFC have yet to comment on the actions of the lightweight champion, many others have made a decision to say their part. It took at least two more officials to hold back McGregor as he swatted and shouted at Goddard, who was busy trying to determine the condition of Redmond, who remained crouched on the mat. (more...)
Thunder Roll In 3rd, Lead Mavericks 83-67
- November 13, 2017

The Thunder were without Carmelo Anthony (back soreness) and Steven Adams (calf contusion), and went with Jerami Grant and Dakari Johnson in the starting lineup. Asked after the game what he got Westbrook for his birthday, George had a flawless answer. The 6-foot, 7-inch forward also recorded 1 block, 2 steals, 1 assist and 1 rebound in some of the most significant and meaningful minutes of his career. (more...)
Braves to hire Alex Anthopoulos as GM
- November 13, 2017

It has been a wild offseason for the Braves already, with former general manager John Coppolella resigning amidst rules violations concerning the global player market. The Braves had reportedly tried to lure away Dayton Moore from the Royals, since he cut his teeth in Atlanta, however the Royals wouldn't give the Braves permission to interview Moore. (more...)
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 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...)

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