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49ers win first game of the season
- November 14, 2017

The 49ers desperately needed a quarterback because C.J. Beathard is the starter. It's hard to say whether things will get better or worse for the Giants before Francesa leaves the airwaves on December 15. We need to go take a long hard look at the tap, at the game, make sure we get everything corrected and be honest with each other. Giants quarterback Eli Manning said he has "great respect" for McAdoo. (more...)
Marco Silva: Watford reject Everton approach for manager Marco Silva: Watford reject Everton approach for manager
- November 13, 2017

However, as per the aforementioned report from Jim White this evening, the Toffees have made an official approach for Watford boss Marco Silva. who has impressed on his way to leading the Hornets to 9th place in the Premier League table after 11 games. (more...)
Former WWE Superstar Jack Swagger Inks Multi-Fight Deal with Bellator MMA Former WWE Superstar Jack Swagger Inks Multi-Fight Deal with Bellator MMA
- November 13, 2017

Despite signing with Bellator , Hager will still be a sports entertainer. "We have been working and talking with them [Bellator] through the summer, we started negotiations and whatnot, and it literally got finalized this weekend", Jack explained. (more...)
Mako Vunipola: England must learn ahead of Australia Test Mako Vunipola: England must learn ahead of Australia Test
- November 13, 2017

Australia are the next opposition to arrive at Twickenham and having compiled successive wins against the Japan, New Zealand and Wales, Vunipola knows the outcome if England are below par once more. "Argentina are a hard team, but I obviously didn't coach the team well enough", Jones said. "It was a game where things aren't going right, you can't get your rhythm, you can't get the speed of ball you want". (more...)
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers take NY subway ride following Monday shootaround LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers take NY subway ride following Monday shootaround
- November 13, 2017

Clearly not everyone was impressed with the team, though, as LeBron gets close and personal with a rider who was visibly upset when the Cavaliers superstar tried to film him. "Trying to be like real citizens man", Smith said to the camera. Another video was shown on the NBA's Instagram showing the team walking the streets of the city back to the hotel following their train ride. (more...)
Socceroos back in Australia, get 1st advantage over Honduras
- November 13, 2017

And the 103-cap forward said he would be ready to start if called upon by coach Ange Postecoglou. The Hondurans preferred a night at home after the first match and were taking a commercial flight via Dallas, a relative disadvantage considering the long flight and the 17-hour time difference between San Pedro Sula and Sydney. (more...)
Liverpool defender Nathaniel Clyne ruled out for up to three months? Liverpool defender Nathaniel Clyne ruled out for up to three months?
- November 13, 2017

Klopp has managed the situation carefully and is reluctant to play one or the other in back-to-back games but with 12 matches between now and the turn of the year he may find he has no choice. Jurgen Klopp first admitted that the injury could be worse than first feared back in September, saying: "Nathaniel is working hard on his rehab and we have kept a close eye on his progress, but the reality is we are looking at some time still before he is back and available for selection". (more...)
NHL roundup: Miles Wood has hat trick, Devils outscore Blackhawks 7-5 NHL roundup: Miles Wood has hat trick, Devils outscore Blackhawks 7-5
- November 13, 2017

The teams, both playing on back-to-back nights, traded four-goal periods, the Devils (11-4-2) in the second as part of a string of five unanswered goals after the Blackhawks (8-8-2) had taken a 4-1 lead in the first period. His second pulled them within 4-2 prior to intermission, and the Devils collectively said enough was enough. DeBrincat's goal at 13:41 of the first period. (more...)
Dimitrov overcomes Thiem on ATP Finals debut Dimitrov overcomes Thiem on ATP Finals debut
- November 13, 2017

Dimitrov recovered impressive to break in the third, but he failed to serve out the match at the first time of asking. Again Dimitrov wobbled, squandering two match points at 40-15 with a double-fault and a tight forehand error, but he finally bagged the win when Thiem looped a backhand long. (more...)
Manana handed R100,000 fine Manana handed R100,000 fine
- November 13, 2017

He is also ordered to perform 500 hours of community service‚ and to report at 8am for his rehabilitation programme‚ which commences on Tuesday. His sentencing was handed down in courtroom one at the Randburg Magistrates' Court this afternoon by Judge Ramsamy Reddy. (more...)
Liverpool ready to beat Arsenal to highly-rated Championship midfielder Liverpool ready to beat Arsenal to highly-rated Championship midfielder
- November 13, 2017

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is reportedly preparing a £5m bid for Wolverhampton Wanderers youngster Morgan Gibbs-White . Gibbs-White's current deal is set to expire in 2019 and Wolves are aware that he could be tempted by a move to another club at this point in time. (more...)
Brendon Hartley at the Brazilian Grand Prix Brendon Hartley at the Brazilian Grand Prix
- November 13, 2017

Hartley qualified 15th for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday (NZ time), but will serve a 10-spot grid penalty for engine changes to his auto after yet more issues in practice. Bottas held on for second to keep his slim chance of second in the standings alive. Hamilton, who clinched the title in Mexico two weeks ago, started from the pit lane after changes to his auto following a crash in qualifying then began a thrilling charge through the field. (more...)
Amitabh Bachchan gets emotional, tweets pictures of his 'first and everything' Amitabh Bachchan gets emotional, tweets pictures of his 'first and everything'
- November 13, 2017

In another picture, we can see Amitabh Bachchan laughing like no one's watching and it such a heartwarming sight! One was of his wife Jaya Bachchan and daughter Shweta Nanda and another was of Abhishek Bachchan with sister Shweta Nanda, which he captioned as "my first, my precious and my everything". (more...)
Rally for Meek Mill scheduled for Monday Rally for Meek Mill scheduled for Monday
- November 13, 2017

Louis airport which led to his arrest, but both cases were ultimately dropped. - A rally protesting rapper Meek Mill's imprisonment is set for 5 p.m. There's a petition circulating, calling for the BOP and Governor Tom Wolf to have Meek's "unjust prison sentence remedied" - which is now 300,000 strong - it probably won't help much. (more...)
Morkel and De Villiers power Titans to victory over Lions Morkel and De Villiers power Titans to victory over Lions
- November 13, 2017

Is Titans the best team on paper?, well sure yes, with the likes of AB de Villiers , Quinton de Kock , Farhaan Behardien, Tabraiz Shamsi, Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Albie Morkel and David Wiese in the squad and T20 franchise will fear the look of this line up. (more...)
England call-up for Solanke will cost Liverpool England call-up for Solanke will cost Liverpool
- November 13, 2017

While the striker is yet to fully break into Liverpool's starting XI this season, he has shown signs of major promise. The other two - captain of the Under-20 World Cup winners (Cook) and Golden Boot victor in the Under-20s World Cup (Solanke). (more...)
Cases for early hearing can only be listed before Chief Justice Cases for early hearing can only be listed before Chief Justice
- November 13, 2017

The Campaign for Judicial Accountability & Judicial Reforms (CJAR), a non-profit in which both Prashant Bhushan and Jaiswal are office-bearers, had already filed a similar plea and it was pending before another bench of the apex court. Earlier, he not only quashed an order of the bench of Justices AK Goel and UU Lalit to investigate the government's reasons for lingering over its job of finalising the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for appointment of Supreme Court and High Court judges, but ... (more...)
Nintendo Reportedly Upping Switch Production to 25-30 Million Units in 2018 Nintendo Reportedly Upping Switch Production to 25-30 Million Units in 2018
- November 13, 2017

It had originally planned to set up around 12 to 18 million units for the year, but now that number has ballooned to somewhere between 25 to 30 million units. More games like Pokémon, Metroid Prime, Yoshi and Kirby franchises are also set to come to Nintendo Switch. Even with the success of the gaming console, it remains behind the demand of the games. (more...)
Man United target Griezmann reveals his 'dream' teammates Man United target Griezmann reveals his 'dream' teammates
- November 13, 2017

Having admitted in a telling interview last summer, that he rated his chances of joining United at six out of ten, he was questioned on whether he speaks to Mourinho on the phone often. The France global has made 13 appearances for his Spanish club this season, scoring three goals and assisting a further three strikes. The 22-year-old has established himself as one of Diego Simeone's key players at Atletico Madrid since making his debut five years ago. (more...)
England seal 21-8 win over Argentina England seal 21-8 win over Argentina
- November 13, 2017

Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje are unlikely to be included, after both were rested for the Argentina match, but Jones said: "They want to play, they think they're ready to play". Argentina was coming off six straight losses, all of them in the Rugby Championship, and was determined to make life hard for England on what turned into an attritional afternoon under gray skies in southwest London. (more...)
Colts criticized for handling of Jacoby Brissett concussion
- November 13, 2017

The decision to put Brissett back in the game prompted criticism from Chris Nowinski, the founding CEO of the Concussion Legacy Foundation and co-director of Boston University's Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy. Fitzpatrick beats former team • Filling in for the injured Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay's Ryan Fitzpatrick became just the fourth player in National Football League history to throw TD passes for seven different teams, Against the team he played for the last two seasons, ... (more...)
Saeed Ajmal decides to retire from all forms of cricket
- November 13, 2017

Ajmal, who remodelled his bowling action a couple of years back after it was called for suspect action, has failed to make a successful return to worldwide cricket, featuring in only two matches since taking corrective measures. Ajmal, who made a late entry into worldwide cricket at the age of 29, quickly became one of the finest cricketers for Pakistan as also among the most potent spinners in the early 2010s. (more...)
Italy lose to Sweden in World Cup play-off first leg Italy lose to Sweden in World Cup play-off first leg
- November 13, 2017

Four times Football World Cup champion Italy risks being out of the World Cup qualifiers and hence missing the bus to Russian Federation in 2018. "The first-leg performance shows that we are perfectly capable of overturning the 1-0 result. (more...)
Cardinals, Giants, Phillies, Red Sox In Mix For Giancarlo Stanton Cardinals, Giants, Phillies, Red Sox In Mix For Giancarlo Stanton
- November 13, 2017

The Red Sox being interested in adding Stanton should not come as a surprise to anyone. The Red Sox are clearly in the market for a power hitter this offseason, and they could be aiming big with Giancarlo Stanton trade talks beginning to heat up . (more...)
Man City Invincibles? De Bruyne doesn't think so Man City Invincibles? De Bruyne doesn't think so
- November 13, 2017

Only twice in English history has a top-flight side gone unbeaten, Preston North End back in 1889 and Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side of 2004. Table-toppers City have won ten of their 11 league games this season, drawn the other, and scored 38 goals along the way. (more...)
GQ names Kaepernick 'Citizen of the Year' GQ names Kaepernick 'Citizen of the Year'
- November 13, 2017

Kaepernick appeared on the cover of the magazine four years ago , but things have changed dramatically since then for the former 49er. Kaepernick in 2016 became the first NFL player to take a knee during the national anthem before games. He is now suing the NFL and its owners alleging that they are colluding to keep him out of the league because of his stances. Durant was named GQ's Champion of the Year after leading the Warriors to the NBA Championship. (more...)
Boston's Betts rolls ideal game at PBA event Boston's Betts rolls ideal game at PBA event
- November 13, 2017

Red Sox fans won't see Mookie Betts on the pitcher's mound next season, but that isn't stopping the right fielder from dishing out flawless games. Betts is competing in his second World Series of Bowling in the past three years. Entering Sunday night, he was averaging a 204.71 score through 35 games and ranked 156th out of 195 players. While the rest of the baseball world waits to hear who will win the MLB awards Monday night, Red Sox All-Star Mookie Betts has been mastering another ... (more...)
Tonga upsets New Zealand at Rugby League World Cup Tonga upsets New Zealand at Rugby League World Cup
- November 13, 2017

The eagerly-anticipated grudge match lived up to all expectations, the tone for which was set in the pre-match Haka when New Zealand forward Nelson Asofa-Solomona touched heads with former Australia global Andrew Fifita. "There are a lot of familiar faces, the majority of the team are Catalans boys and we know them". Johnson says they have got to take a different road now but they are up for it. (more...)
Roberts comes in as injury cover for Wales Roberts comes in as injury cover for Wales
- November 13, 2017

Harlequins' Roberts comes in amid concerns over the fitness of Jonathan Davies following his ankle injury in defeat by Australia. After that game, coach Warren Gatland said Davies' injury " does not look good ". "Jamie Roberts and Scott Andrews have been called into the Wales squad as injury cover and arrived in camp this morning as the squad reconvened ahead of the game against Georgia on Saturday", in a statement issued on Monday, the Welsh Rugby Union said. (more...)
AP Top 25 Takeaways: 3 top-10 blowouts reshape playoff race
- November 13, 2017

Miami defensive back Jaquan Johnson wears the turnover chain after intercepting the ball against Notre Dame. 5 position in the Playoff rankings is prime real estate at this stage of the process, but there are still big games to be played and plenty of time for things to change before the rankings become final on December 3. (more...)

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