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Is the Needle Ready to Move For Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)? Is the Needle Ready to Move For Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)?
- November 17, 2017

Comgest Global Investors Sas acquired 208,200 shares as Lilly Eli & Co (LLY)'s stock declined 3.22%. The stock rose 0.72% or $0.79 reaching $111.06. (NYSE:PX) or 1.06 million shares. (NASDAQ:VIVO). Morgan Stanley owns 104,750 shares. Its up 0.07, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. As of quarter end Baird Financial Group, Inc. had disposed of a total of 900 shares trimming its holdings by 0.3%. (more...)
England v Australia: Owen Farrell returns to England starting line-up England v Australia: Owen Farrell returns to England starting line-up
- November 17, 2017

Last week, I speculated what Eddie Jones would learn about his team if they went into the 2019 World Cup without Owen Farrell , Billy Vunipola and Maro Itoje. So that's an advantage for us; that itch in the back of their head. They were rested, and missed, against Argentina. The pressure has come on after an uninspiring performance but, thinking of the long game and a World Cup, it may well have been advantageous for the 26-year-old to be rested for longer. (more...)
Paul Heckingbottom says Sunderland have yet to approach Barnsley Paul Heckingbottom says Sunderland have yet to approach Barnsley
- November 17, 2017

They sacked manager Simon Grayson , who left Preston North End to take over the North-East club in the summer, after he only managed to win one of the fifteen games he had in charge. Coleman has been linked with several club positions in the last couple of years following his success with Wales after guiding the country to the semifinals of Euro 2016 in France. (more...)
Notable Mover: Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB) Notable Mover: Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB)
- November 17, 2017

Shares of Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA ( ITUB ) traded down $0.32 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $12.37. The Huntington National Bank holds 382,190 shares with $25.78M value, up from 351,127 last quarter. The company has a market cap of $82,646.16, a P/E ratio of 10.94, a P/E/G ratio of 1.38 and a beta of 1.60. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 4th will be paid a $0.005 dividend. (more...)
Raptors' Delon Wright out with dislocated right shoulder, no timetable for return Raptors' Delon Wright out with dislocated right shoulder, no timetable for return
- November 17, 2017

The team is apparently satisfied with the rotation they're seeing with Kyle Lowry, Fred Van Vleet and their two-way player, Lorenzo Brown, at the point guard spot, according to Josh Lewenberg of TSN Sports. The injury occurred in the second quarter when Wright collided with Pelicans centre DeMarcus Cousins and was forced to leave the game. This is the same shoulder he had surgery on before the 2016 season, and he will spend some time on the shelf. (more...)
Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China's president for release Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China's president for release
- November 17, 2017

In a news conference on Wednesday in Los Angeles, the three University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) players delivered prepared statements in which they expressed regret for their actions and thanked US President Donald Trump for his administration's efforts to secure their release from custody. (more...)
Holm and Cyborg are a done deal for UFC 219 Holm and Cyborg are a done deal for UFC 219
- November 17, 2017

The news will serve as music to the ears of the more optimistic observers in the MMA community, given the UFC's failure to nail a headline bout for the end of year spectacular. Holm is coming off a knockout win over Bethe Correia in June, and Justino won the featherweight belt one month later, by stopping Tonya Evinger. UFC 219 also features a lightweight contender bout between Edson Barboza and Khabib Nurmagomedov. (more...)
Ko makes red-hot start to season-ending LPGA event Ko makes red-hot start to season-ending LPGA event
- November 17, 2017

Smith and Chien both returned bogey-free rounds on Thursday, with Smith carding the lowest first round of her career. Kim, the 2017 Ricoh Women's British Open champion, has a chance to become the winningest player this season, but not even a touch of magic could make her the LPGA Rolex Player of the Year. (more...)
For 3rd time, Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt narrowly misses out on MVP award For 3rd time, Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt narrowly misses out on MVP award
- November 17, 2017

He also hit 24 home runs with 81 RBIs and stole 32 bases. The 6-foot-7 Judge won the AL Rookie of the Year award Monday. Stanton won 10 of 30 first-place votes to go along with 10 second-place votes, five for third place, three for fourth and one each for fifth and sixth. (more...)
Chargers optimistic about Philip Rivers after QB practices Chargers optimistic about Philip Rivers after QB practices
- November 17, 2017

Lynn said he told Rivers "to be honest about this injury". A player is considered to have had limited participation in practice if he takes part in less than 100 percent of his usual repetitions. On Monday, Rivers self reported his health status to the team, a day after the Bolts suffered a tight 20-17 overtime loss to the Jaguars in Jacksonville. (more...)
Liverpool plot big money offer for Thomas Lemar Liverpool plot big money offer for Thomas Lemar
- November 17, 2017

Since the summer transfer window closed, Vasilyev has admitted he expects Lemar to leave next summer -but Arsenal may move onto other targets by then. The Mirror say Lemar is now highly unlikely to end up at Arsenal so Wenger is now eyeing a swoop for Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir as an alternative target. (more...)
Dickson named Ray Guy Award Semifinalist Dickson named Ray Guy Award Semifinalist
- November 17, 2017

Fatony ranks fifth in the nation at 46.0 yards per punt, Nizialek is 16th at 44.4 and Scott is 45th at 42.6. But Florida's Johnny Townsend, who leads the conference and is second nationally at 48.5 yards per punt , wasn't among the final 10. (more...)
Cowboys All-Pro LT Tyron Smith out Sunday Cowboys All-Pro LT Tyron Smith out Sunday
- November 17, 2017

Smith is dealing with a groin injury that kept him out of last week's loss to the Falcons. Via Rodger Mallison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Byron Bell got first-team reps with Smith missing practice on Wednesday, due to a lingering back problem. (more...)
Alderweireld injury blow for Spurs Alderweireld injury blow for Spurs
- November 17, 2017

It will be longer (than we thought)". The injury is in his hamstring. "He feels disappointed but he's trying to focus on his recovery and the first stage of the rehabilitation". "I hope (on Friday) we can count on them for the game but still we need to decide between the medical staff, sport science and us". The Lilywhites are scheduled to take on their London rivals Arsenal in a league match on Saturday. (more...)
Jose Altuve Wins 2017 AL MVP Award Jose Altuve Wins 2017 AL MVP Award
- November 17, 2017

Altuve, who ultimately went on to help the Astros win their first World Series title, defeated Yankees rookie slugger Aaron Judge and Indians breakout star Jose Ramirez for the award. The voting was very close, with Stanton's margin of victory being just two points more than Cincinnati Reds star Joey Votto . Votto also got 10 firsts and had 300 points. (more...)
Dwayne Johnson's Daughter Simone Garcia Johnson Named Golden Globe Ambassador Dwayne Johnson's Daughter Simone Garcia Johnson Named Golden Globe Ambassador
- November 17, 2017

Dove Cameron , Thomas Doherty , Peyton List , Wonder's Izabela Vidovic and Jacob Tremblay , Julia Garner , Kathryn Newton , Halston Sage , and Empire's Serayah joined the two actresses for the event. "As we look forward to the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards , the Hollywood Foreign Press Association members chose to expand this role to embody the HFPA's philanthropic efforts year-round", Tatna said in a statement posted on awards' official website. (more...)
Mauricio Pellegrino acknowledges Virgil van Dijk interest Mauricio Pellegrino acknowledges Virgil van Dijk interest
- November 17, 2017

The Southampton boss was quoted as saying by the Press Association: "I don't think it will be hard because Virgil knows he is focused 100% on our team and is training well". Pellegrino is confident his former captain, who has not worn the armband since the transfer saga beagn, will be fully focused on trying to lead the south coast side to victory. (more...)
Professor Stephen Curry wants to take YOU to basketball school Professor Stephen Curry wants to take YOU to basketball school
- November 17, 2017

In addition to being able to help kids from all over the globe, Curry also believes the online courses will help him assess his own game. Curry spoke with ESPN about the courses on Wednesday. "There is no dunking chapter", Curry joked. Curry's basketball tutorials will be the first of its kind through MasterClass. That said, Curry's class is already open for pre-enrollment . (more...)
Australia's First Test Team Has Apparently Leaked Australia's First Test Team Has Apparently Leaked
- November 17, 2017

The in-form Cameron Bancroft has also earned a call-up as part of a 13-man squad for the first two Tests, beginning with next week's opener in Brisbane. "Shaun is playing very well at the moment. he is a versatile player who can slot in anywhere in the batting order", Hohns said. The 34-year-old's Test career seemed over when he lost his CA contract but burst back to contention with a stellar start to the home summer, which saw him named player of the JLT Cup. (more...)
Cheika names unchanged Wallaby team against England Cheika names unchanged Wallaby team against England
- November 17, 2017

Australia have named an unchanged starting XV for the autumn global against England at Twickenham on Saturday. "The fact they are unified behind that strategy means we are going to have to look them in the eye and take them on if we are going to be able to resist that". (more...)
Pep Guardiola set to open talks with Manchester City over new contract Pep Guardiola set to open talks with Manchester City over new contract
- November 16, 2017

Now, Robinho wouldn't come close to this Manchester City side but nine years ago, he was quite the coup. It raises the possibility of his time at the Etihad Stadium eclipsing the four years spent in charge of Barcelona and three at Bayern Munich. (more...)
'Lady Bird' review: Powerful, emotional coming-of-age story 'Lady Bird' review: Powerful, emotional coming-of-age story
- November 16, 2017

She navigates friendships with longtime bestie Julie (Beanie Feldstein) and her school's popular girl, Jenna (Odeya Rush). Starring Saoirse Ronan as Christine - whose self-bestowed nickname gives the movie its title - " Lady Bird " is a bittersweet symphony of teenage humiliations, hard knocks, rude awakenings and lessons learned. (more...)
Father of missing teenager Gaia Pope says she could be in hiding Father of missing teenager Gaia Pope says she could be in hiding
- November 16, 2017

A major search operation is taking place for Miss Pope, 19, from Dorset, after she disappeared on the afternoon of 7 November. Two other suspects, aspiring actor Nathan Elsey, 19, and his 71-year-old grandmother Rosemary Dinch, were previously arrested on suspicion of murder and have since been released under investigation. (more...)
Rafael Nadal wins defamation damages in French court case over doping accusation Rafael Nadal wins defamation damages in French court case over doping accusation
- November 16, 2017

Former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot has been ordered to pay €12,000 (£10,700/$14,100) to world number one Rafael Nadal after she accused the Spaniard of using banned performance-enhancing drugs. The 16-time grand slam champion said in a statement: "When I filed the lawsuit against Mrs Bachelot, I intended not only to defend my integrity and my image as an athlete, but also the values I have defended all my career". (more...)
Acorda reports five deaths in Parkinson's trial, shares plunge Acorda reports five deaths in Parkinson's trial, shares plunge
- November 16, 2017

There is a dearth of new drugs for Parkinson's disease, a neurogenerative condition that causes a deficiency in the neurotransmitter dopamine, and the news from Acorda will be a major blow to patients and doctors looking for new and more effective therapies. (more...)
White Sox acquire hard-throwing reliever Thyago Vieira from Mariners White Sox acquire hard-throwing reliever Thyago Vieira from Mariners
- November 16, 2017

In parts of seven minor league seasons in the Mariners organization, Vieira is 14-19 with 13 saves and a 4.58 ERA. Vieira, 24, made his major-league debut in an August appearance against the Baltimore Orioles . The Chicago White Sox acquired a pitcher from the Seattle Mariners on Thursday that could potentially break the radar gun at Guaranteed Rate Field. (more...)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund drop striker for disciplinary reasons Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund drop striker for disciplinary reasons
- November 16, 2017

Dortmund travel to Stuttgart on Friday as they look to secure their first Bundesliga win since the 2-1 victory at Augsburg on September 30, before next week hosting Tottenham in the Champions League and local rivals Schalke in the league. (more...)
Tom Brady, Dion Lewis earn AFC Player of the Week honors Tom Brady, Dion Lewis earn AFC Player of the Week honors
- November 16, 2017

Mistakes on special teams and the offense failing to score touchdowns in the red zone has left the Broncos in a big hole. It was the third straight game in which the Patriots have blocked a kick. At the same time, he also achieved his fifth season in his career where he's earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors three times in a year. Quarterback Tom Brady was announced Wednesday as the NFL's Offensive Player of the Week, and running back/kick returner Dion Lewis earning Special ... (more...)
Werdum on Covington: He Didn't Respect Brazil in His Last Fight Werdum on Covington: He Didn't Respect Brazil in His Last Fight
- November 16, 2017

The incident, which Covington apparently filmed, captures the UFC welterweight directing an expletive-laden tirade at Werdum. "What's up? You just punched me in the face", Covington said. You wanna come punch me again, b*tch! "The guys think you can say whatever you want, and it's not like that". Look at you, f-ing f--t! That's right! You're a little b*tch! "I went down with my master [Rafael Cordeiro]: 'Master, let's get a hair cut and shave the beard.' We were in the lobby, and I've ... (more...)
Giants And McAdoo Preaching Accountability After Team Meeting Giants And McAdoo Preaching Accountability After Team Meeting
- November 16, 2017

New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo held a "long, hard, honest meeting" on Wednesday with his players on their first day back to work this week. Something that didn't go past McAdoo during his film review. "At some points [efforts were questioned]", Kennard said. "You can be a bad team that plays with great effort, " he said. According to Pro Football Reference, only in 1930 and 1976 did the team have more than one coach over the course of a season. (more...)

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