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Tottenham star Dele Alli holds talks with Jorge Mendes Tottenham star Dele Alli holds talks with Jorge Mendes
- November 16, 2017

Mendes' clients famously include both Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo , and - worryingly for Tottenham - he has established himself as the go-to man to seal a big move to a European giant. Alli has scored seven goals in 13 club appearances this season, including two in the 3-1 Champions League win over Real Madrid, ahead of Saturday's north London derby. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Concedes He May Not See Out Two-Year Contract Arsene Wenger Concedes He May Not See Out Two-Year Contract
- November 16, 2017

Arsenal are now 6th in the league and are four points behind their North London rivals who sit in third place. Arsenal find themselves in sixth spot in the Premier League table, four points adrift of Tottenham and 12 behind the table-toppers Manchester City . (more...)
Grigor Dimitrov destroys David Goffin in London, seals top spot Grigor Dimitrov destroys David Goffin in London, seals top spot
- November 16, 2017

Thiem, the World No.4, collected his first win of the week, beating Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the day's other match. "My season is finished". And while the second set was marginally tougher, Dimitrov duly swatted away his opponent's only break point as he eased through the 74-minute encounter at the O2 Arena. (more...)
Aston Martin reveals F1-rivalling track-only Valkyrie AMR Pro Aston Martin reveals F1-rivalling track-only Valkyrie AMR Pro
- November 16, 2017

Named the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro, the auto has a 6.5 litre Cosworth-built V12 engine and F1-inspired carbon brakes producing a deceleration of 3.5g. Then, once their fitness/driving aptitude is up to scratch, they'll be let loose at dedicated track events at "some of the world's most prestigious tracks". (more...)
The 32 countries who have confirmed their places at Russian Federation 2018 The 32 countries who have confirmed their places at Russian Federation 2018
- November 16, 2017

Now all 32 teams will be split into four pots based on their FIFA World Rankings. While Denmark are the highest ranked team in pot three, and Serbia the highest ranked team in pot four, England can't be drawn with more than one other European side. (more...)
Russian deputy PM says WADA's decision on Russian anti-doping agency 'expected' Russian deputy PM says WADA's decision on Russian anti-doping agency 'expected'
- November 16, 2017

Less than three months before the Games in Pyeongchang, a green light from WADA would be a huge plus for Russian Federation as it fights to avoid a possible ban from the event by the International Olympic Committee. But WADA also wants access to urine samples stored in Russia's Moscow anti-doping laboratory as one of the key demands of its "road map" to return to compliance. (more...)
China Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance into second round China Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance into second round
- November 16, 2017

IT WAS an easy and comfortable opening round win for Saina Nehwal at the China Super Series Premier . Nehwal will now square off with fifth-seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan for a place in the quarter-finals of the women's singles event. (more...)
Surprise surprise - Virat Kohli ahead of Don Bradman in Test cricket Surprise surprise - Virat Kohli ahead of Don Bradman in Test cricket
- November 16, 2017

From the outside, it looks like, "why are people asking for rest, everyone has played same number of games". Indian captain Virat Kohli's rise in the global cricket is not a hidden secret and his staggering number across formats is enough to call him as arguably the best batsman in the world at the moment. (more...)
Jaguars DB Tashaun Gipson wants to score 40 on Browns Jaguars DB Tashaun Gipson wants to score 40 on Browns
- November 16, 2017

The Jags shouldn't take them lightly, however, as they are a hungry team looking to seize every moment they can. "I can't read minds, but I can only imagine what's going on in those guys' minds over there", he said. Get the app and get the game. "I'm going to continue to fight", Kirksey said. I can't tell you what Mr. The Jaguars dispelled the even week curse and defeating former head coach, Gus Bradley, in an absolute nail biter. (more...)
Penn State prevails over Montana Penn State prevails over Montana
- November 16, 2017

The Nittany Lions were unable to take command until the final minutes. The first league tiebreaker is head-to-head results, and Penn State is 1-2 vs. the Buckeyes, Spartans and Michigan Wolverines. "But the shots down the stretch when we really needed them, they gave our team a boost and they gave me a boost so I felt great after making those shots". (more...)
Marcos Rojo targets Manchester United return in Champions League Marcos Rojo targets Manchester United return in Champions League
- November 16, 2017

Marcos Rojo confirmed his return to action after spending close to eight months on the sidelines with a knee injury he suffered at the end of last season. "I want to show Sampaoli how good I am". Man United's Europa League match against Anderlecht last season was costly. United host 11th-placed Newcastle United in the league on Saturday. (more...)
NFL says Jerry Jones' actions are 'detrimental' to league NFL says Jerry Jones' actions are 'detrimental' to league
- November 16, 2017

First reported by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, the letter also accuses Jones of actively sabotaging ongoing contract renegotiations with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But two weeks ago, Jones, a nonvoting member of the compensation committee, escalated the dispute when he threatened to sue the league and the six owners on the committee if they did not bend to his will. (more...)
Jon Gruden on Tennessee rumors: 'You never say never to nothing' Jon Gruden on Tennessee rumors: 'You never say never to nothing'
- November 16, 2017

Fans at Chandler's Deli, a popular South Knoxville spot known for drawing coaches for meals and photographs, told Local 8 News, "I am in the Gruden camp. I'm trying to hang onto the job I have. It's not just smoke, there's fire here. Kaufman added that Gruden thinks highly of Jameis Winston , has mended fences with the Glazer family after they fired him at the end of the 2008 season, and would love to work with his son, Deuce Gruden, who now works as a strength coach on Jay Gruden's staff ... (more...)
Mantha, Athanasiou lead Red Wings to 8-2 win over Flames Mantha, Athanasiou lead Red Wings to 8-2 win over Flames
- November 16, 2017

Athanasiou and Glendening completed the scoring with goals in the third. A pair of special teams goals gave the Red Wings a 4-1 lead at the first intermission. Detroit scored four goals in the first period. Eddie Lack is expected to get the start Wednesday. But the Red Wings regained their two-goal advantage on a power play of their own when Mantha put his own rebound behind Lack. (more...)
A's Trade Ryon Healy to Mariners for Two Players A's Trade Ryon Healy to Mariners for Two Players
- November 16, 2017

The Mariners have an immediate need at first base with Yonder Alonso a free agent, so he could be a natural fit at the position; especially considering how much he's struggled as a third baseman defensively. Healy, 25, finished his first full Major League Baseball season second on the A's in hits (156), homes runs (tied with Matt Joyce , 25), RBIs (78) and batting average (.271). (more...)
PM Modi, Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit PM Modi, Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit
- November 16, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that most of the sectors of Indian economy are now open for foreign investment and out of that over 90% are on automatic approval route. The ASEAN has been pushing for a legally binding code of conduct for all stakeholders in the SCS but Beijing has been opposing such a framework asserting that it will resolve the dispute with respective countries under bilateral mechanism. (more...)
Tyron Woodley to Defend UFC Title vs. Nate Diaz Tyron Woodley to Defend UFC Title vs. Nate Diaz
- November 16, 2017

But with McGregor causing a stir and facing potential sanctions due to his highly-publicized Bellator 187 melee in addition to most fans calling for him to face interim 155-pound champion Tony Ferguson next, that fight has lost a ton of heat in recent weeks. (more...)
Enes Kanter And LeBron James Get Into Altercation Enes Kanter And LeBron James Get Into Altercation
- November 16, 2017

Neither could keep him down for good. He did, hitting two of the Cavaliers' nine 3-pointers in the fourth after they made just seven through three quarters and helping the Cavs charge back for their eighth straight victory at Madison Square Garden. (more...)
Everton fail in move to lure Marco Silva from Watford Everton fail in move to lure Marco Silva from Watford
- November 16, 2017

However, with five defeats in the first nine Premier League games, and just one point taken from the first three Europa League outings, Everton endured a disastrous start to the campaign - and Koeman paid with his job. "They have had enough time to sort it out and it is a surprise coming back into the Premier League (after the global break) and them still having no manager", Dunne told the radio station. (more...)
Budweiser says farewell to Dale Earnhardt Jr Budweiser says farewell to Dale Earnhardt Jr
- November 16, 2017

Budweiser was the first sponsor of Earnhardt's No. 8 Chevrolet when he made his NASCAR Cup Series debut in 1999. To celebrate his return to Budweiser, the company released a heart-felt video tribute to his career. Have a look at the tear-inducing tribute to Earnhardt, Jr.in the video above. While many sports fans associate Dale Jr. with Budweiser, he has not driven the red auto since 2007 after he made the move to his current and final team, Hendrick Motorsports . (more...)
Tottenhams star hails Arsenal legend for his development Tottenhams star hails Arsenal legend for his development
- November 16, 2017

Four years on, Eriksen has scored 34 goals for Spurs and is getting better all the time. Hareide heaped praised on the star Spurs player who stole the show with a stunning hat-trick on the night - making it 11 goals for Eriksen across the 12 games in qualifying for Russian Federation. (more...)
76ers, Robert Covington finalizing four-year, $62 million contract extension 76ers, Robert Covington finalizing four-year, $62 million contract extension
- November 16, 2017

Covington, one of the NBA's most versatile forwards, could have become an unrestricted free agent in July, but the Sixers' $15.1 million in available cap space allowed Covington to execute the renegotiation on the 2017-18 salary once he reached the third anniversary date - November 15 - of his original four-year contract. (more...)
National Football League denies Vikings request to have Olsen pulled from broadcast National Football League denies Vikings request to have Olsen pulled from broadcast
- November 16, 2017

While there will be production meetings with FOX Sports personnel, Olsen said Wednesday that "if you're spilling your deepest, darkest game plan secrets to the broadcast crew that's kind of on you" and that he's not going to learn anything more than the scouts that already attend games are going to learn. (more...)
Dimitrov demolishes Goffin to reach semi-finals of ATP World Tour Finals Dimitrov demolishes Goffin to reach semi-finals of ATP World Tour Finals
- November 16, 2017

The Bulgarian dominated with his serve throughout against an opponent in Goffin who appeared to be struggling with the same ankle injury with which he battled in his opening victory against Rafael Nadal . "My movement was great, I was reading the game really well and believing in my shots". "Yeah, I think one of the wrong things you can do is to try to follow somebody else or try to, as I said, follow in the footsteps, the things that they have done". (more...)
Argentina's Nicolás Otamendi picks positive from Nigeria's loss Argentina's Nicolás Otamendi picks positive from Nigeria's loss
- November 16, 2017

Aguero, who scored his country's second goal in their defeat, was able to leave the Krasnodar Stadium without aid. Meanwhile, Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned two-time former World Cup winners Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2. (more...)
Chris Sale finishes 2nd to Corey Kluber for AL Cy Young award Chris Sale finishes 2nd to Corey Kluber for AL Cy Young award
- November 16, 2017

He won the 2017 award with 28 first place votes and 2 second place votes. Kluber went 18-4 with a 2.25 ERA and three shutouts (tied for most in the majors) in 2017 to earn his second career Cy Young award. Sale pitched more innings and games and struck out more batters while Kluber bested Sale in ERA, WHIP and most other rate stats. He's the first Yankees starter to finish with a sub-3.00 ERA since Andy Pettitte and David Cone both did it in 1997. (more...)
UW indefinitely suspends Azeem Victor after DUI arrest UW indefinitely suspends Azeem Victor after DUI arrest
- November 16, 2017

Victor (6'3/240) was booked at 4:16 on Sunday morning after being arrested for the alleged DUI. "We take these matters very seriously", Petersen said in a statement. Victor has 30 tackles and two sacks on the year. Victor made 67 tackles past year in 10 games before suffering a broken leg that sidelined him for the final four games. (more...)
Bradley Wiggins suggests jiffy bag source be revealed Bradley Wiggins suggests jiffy bag source be revealed
- November 16, 2017

He explained he has not spoken publicly about the investigation until now "so as not to undermine it", although this has been hard as there has been "widespread and unfounded speculation in the press". Anti-Doping Agency was investigating whether the substance was in fact the banned corticosteroid called triamcinolone. Team Sky said on Wednesday that it had "always maintained there had been no wrongdoing". (more...)
Joel Embiid scores 32 in win over Clippers Joel Embiid scores 32 in win over Clippers
- November 16, 2017

Embiid added another name to that group last night in LA Clippers reserve center Willie Reed, who got Embiid fired up with his trash talking. The Clippers started the season 4-0 but have lost eight of nine. Jordan's backup, Willie Reed, and Embiid almost came to blows in the second quarter, after Reed delivered a hard foul. The refs called Reed for a Flagrant 1. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott Has Dropped His Appeal Of The NFL's Six-Game Suspension Ezekiel Elliott Has Dropped His Appeal Of The NFL's Six-Game Suspension
- November 16, 2017

In the statement Elliott's agents made it clear he wasn't admitting to any wrongdoing. This information comes via Elliott's agents, Rocky Arceneaux and Frank Salzano, as reported by NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. He did not play Sunday in the Cowboys' loss to the Atlanta Falcons . Now sitting at 5-4 with a critical divisional match up against the Philadelphia Eagles on the horizon, the Cowboys must find answers which they did not have last Sunday. (more...)