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Jose Mourinho to put bad blood aside and move for Chelsea star Jose Mourinho to put bad blood aside and move for Chelsea star
- November 17, 2017

Luiz has appeared in 12 games for Conte's side so far in 2017/18, scoring two goals. The 30-year-old only played for one season at Chelsea under Mourinho and the pair's relationship was prickly, but Mourinho could move for the defender in January. (more...)
Brown leads C's to victory just a day after best friend's passing Brown leads C's to victory just a day after best friend's passing
- November 17, 2017

Facing a 17-point deficit, the defending champions, and the loss of a friend, there is no doubt that Brown earned it. The unexpected death crushed Brown so much he considered skipping the game. Indeed, Brown played with the kind of objective that made it clear that this wasn't just another game. But they inspired me to come out and play. Brown, who described himself as an introvert, said he was sitting by himself when Steede told him to come over and sit with him. (more...)
West Brom chairman responds to angry fans calling for Tony Pulis sacking West Brom chairman responds to angry fans calling for Tony Pulis sacking
- November 17, 2017

Whilst they started the season well, with seven points out of a possible nine in their first three games, the have lost their last three on the bounce and haven't secured a win since August. " The Baggies have won just two of their last 20 Premier League games and I can not see them getting anything against Chelsea who were good value for their 1-0 win against Manchester United before the worldwide break", Owen told BetVictor . (more...)
"I'm more than just goals" - Ronaldo
- November 17, 2017

As long as I play, I will win all I can win. PSG have already qualified for the knockout round with two matchdays remaining and loom as a potential opponent in the last 16, but four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo is not scared. "It's only the beginning of the season and there are still a lot of games to play". You have to stay calm and continue to work, because it's obvious we can do better. (more...)
Venus Williams' home burglarized while she was at US Open Venus Williams' home burglarized while she was at US Open
- November 17, 2017

However, the property listed was redacted from the report. Photo While Venus Williams was playing in the United States Open in NY, burglars broke into her Florida home and stole items worth $400,000, the police said. She has endorsement deals with brands that include Tide detergent, Ralph Lauren and Kraft Foods. Ms. Williams's home, a 10,000-square-foot estate in a gated community in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., was hit at some point between September 1 and September 5, a stretch when she ... (more...)
Northern Ireland boss O'Neill rejects Sunderland Northern Ireland boss O'Neill rejects Sunderland
- November 17, 2017

The Championship outfit have undergone a painstaking search over the past three weeks as they look to appoint the right man to lead them out of the bottom of the league table and into the upper echelons of England's second division. Coleman is out of contract but FAW chiefs have attempted to extend his contract until 2020. Wales boss Chris Coleman is interested in taking over as manager of Sunderland , Sportsmail can reveal. (more...)
Nick Saban gives final update before Senior Day against Mercer Nick Saban gives final update before Senior Day against Mercer
- November 17, 2017

Alabama coach Nick Saban said his team can learn and grow from last week's tough win, as the Tide edged Mississippi State 31-24 on the road. For Saban, though, one place outside of Tuscaloosa can feel like a game in Bryant-Denny Stadium to him. (more...)
Christian Benteke fit for Everton clash Christian Benteke fit for Everton clash
- November 17, 2017

If he's not fit to play he'll be a huge loss for the Premier League's bottom side but Hodgson insists he needs players that are capable of giving 100 per cent. "I think it was good that he got the opportunity and that he took that opportunity". "We want him to play in the midfield and midfields need to be fluid so he'll need to make certain that he can cover that midfield, front-to-back and side-to-side". (more...)
Bad news for Arsenal's Santi Cazorla Bad news for Arsenal's Santi Cazorla
- November 17, 2017

Both players are heading into the final six months of their respective contracts and are free to talk to foreign clubs from January with Arsene Wenger admitting on Thursday he could be tempted to sell the duo when the window reopens. [But] I hope he comes back. "I wish", Wenger said, when asked about Cazorla coming back in January. The former Villarreal midfielder lost eight centimetres of his achilles tendon and there are real doubts he will ever play at the top level again. (more...)
Dawn Staley, USC decline invitation to White House Dawn Staley, USC decline invitation to White House
- November 17, 2017

President Trump will host several 2016-2017 NCAA championship teams at the White House on Friday, the White House announced. This will be the second visit to the White House for the program as the Cavaliers were also honored after winning the NCAA title in 2013. (more...)
Magpies could beat Man United, says Shelvey Magpies could beat Man United, says Shelvey
- November 17, 2017

Following a run of games that saw Rafa Benitez's men climb to the heady heights of the league's top five. That's our main goal, and then to build a platform and go on from there. "You could tell the disappointment in the changing room after the last two games - everyone's coming in dejected because they know we could have done better and got something - but it is what it is. (more...)
Kevin Durant Says He's as Good as LeBron James Kevin Durant Says He's as Good as LeBron James
- November 17, 2017

As it turns out, Durant relishes that shot as much as anyone. "I'm talking about little kids, probably 10-, 11-year-old kids, like, 'What were you thinking when you shot that shot in the Finals?' I don't mind talking to them". Durant is almost four years younger than LeBron and thoroughly outplayed LeBron in June. Durant has at least built a case he deserves the title, but I'm not ready to say the torch has been passed. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Shows Love to the Military After Celtics' 13 Straight Win Kyrie Irving Shows Love to the Military After Celtics' 13 Straight Win
- November 17, 2017

But to his credit, he did what the game's best players do and that's deliver when the game matters most. With GSW taking a 10-point lead in the opening frame behind a strong start from Kevin Durant , the Dubs were poised to get out of Beantown with their 12th win of the season. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'I trust Alexandre Lacazette completely' Arsene Wenger: 'I trust Alexandre Lacazette completely'
- November 17, 2017

And there is no bigger game than the one this weekend, the North London derby. Lacazette hasn't enjoyed an easy time of it recently, and has even been dropped by Arsene Wenger for certain games, and while both he and his agent have come out and claimed he is still happy, to be shown such faith by Deschamps will only help him, both in terms of his club and country. (more...)
Marquise Goodwin: Wife's selflessness helped me play Marquise Goodwin: Wife's selflessness helped me play
- November 17, 2017

In a conference call with 49ers reporters Tuesday, Goodwin explained why he made a decision to play in wake of the family tragedy. Few knew what Goodwin was going through and what it took for him to play in the game. "We cried. It was a hard thing to take in", Morgan told PEOPLE of the ordeal. "And I know my wife and I will be better after this situation". You don't want someone just to tell it to you because that's what you want to hear as a coach. (more...)
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...)