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White Sox release 32-game spring training schedule White Sox release 32-game spring training schedule
- November 20, 2017

The workouts are free and open to the public. The defending NL Central Champion Cubs will start their play on Friday, February 23rd against the Brewers in Maryvale, Arizona. 17, from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. The Red Sox' equipment truck will depart from Fenway Park on February 5. In addition to the schedules, Major League Baseball also released some awesome new team hats for 2018 Spring Training. (more...)
Bears Hopeful That Leonard Floyd Didn't Tear ACL — John Fox Bears Hopeful That Leonard Floyd Didn't Tear ACL — John Fox
- November 20, 2017

At the 13:37 mark of the fourth quarter, Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller collided with Floyd's knee while attempting to make a low tackle on Lions running back Theo Riddick . Floyd has been a force for the defense this season, the kind of quarterback's nightmare that Ryan Pace & Co. envisioned he'd be when they took Floyd with the No. (more...)
Little boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies after cancer battle Little boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies after cancer battle
- November 20, 2017

WATCH: Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson received an outpouring of support after it was learned he only had a month to live. "You brought Jacob joy, and you brought us all optimism for the future", the family wrote . Jacob and his family celebrated Christmas on November 12. Thompson Simard told GoodHousekeeping.com that in Jacob's words, the motto means "be friendly, stand by each other, go the extra mile, jump into life and be cool". (more...)
Jose Mourinho lining up shock January swoop for Chelsea star Willian Jose Mourinho lining up shock January swoop for Chelsea star Willian
- November 20, 2017

A return to his homeland has also been mooted, with the 49-cap Selecao worldwide, who began his career with Corinthians before moving to Europe with Shakhtar Donetsk in 2007, now linked with a move to Sao Paulo rivals Palmeiras. The rumours of a move away from Stamford Bridge have been rumbling for a few weeks, with rivals Manchester United apparently monitoring the situation; boss Jose Mourinho is a fan of Willian but any kind of a move is pure speculation at this point. (more...)
IL and Missouri announce four-year home-and-home agreement IL and Missouri announce four-year home-and-home agreement
- November 20, 2017

Louis. Missouri will host those games in Columbia, Mo., in 2027 and 2029. "Dick Butkus is the greatest defensive player in the history of football and he embodies the identity of the IL football program", Whitman said. As for the Butkus statue outside the performance center, it's all part of Illinois' plan to modernize its football program and catch up with its counterparts in the Big Ten and Power Five conferences. (more...)
Texans Rookie D'Onta Foreman Out For the Season With Torn Achilles Texans Rookie D'Onta Foreman Out For the Season With Torn Achilles
- November 20, 2017

Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston noted he was carted off the field to chants from the Texans crowd. Every team needs more than one quality running back to keep everyone fresh and in case of injury, which is why Foreman's presence could be missed if he lands on the shelf. (more...)
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge to leave Anfield in January Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge to leave Anfield in January
- November 20, 2017

It is said he fears his current situation at Liverpool , where he is second fiddle to Roberto Firmino , Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho at the top end of the pitch, is unlikely to change. The report claims that Sturridge is hopeful that Liverpool will put a realistic price tag on his head as to not detract potential buyers, otherwise, he is happy to go out on loan. (more...)
Tottenham senior duo ruled out of clash against Borussia Dortmund - confirmed Tottenham senior duo ruled out of clash against Borussia Dortmund - confirmed
- November 20, 2017

It means Pochettino is likely to take the chance to rotate his line-up, which could include a start for Rose , who was left out of the squad completely for Saturday's north London derby. "We are positive, very positive, because the performance was good, the effort was good", he said. "Of course we talk a lot about our situation", the youngster said. (more...)
Amanda Staveley makes £300m offer for Newcastle United Amanda Staveley makes £300m offer for Newcastle United
- November 20, 2017

Controversial tycoon Mike Ashley put the club up for sale last month and hopes to cash in before Christmas. PCP's funds come via a combination of Staveley's own equity, as well as from their investors - mainly made up of Middle Eastern investors. (more...)
Baker Mayfield will play but won't start against West Virginia Baker Mayfield will play but won't start against West Virginia
- November 20, 2017

Backup Kyler Murray is expected to start the game. I apologize. It's disrespectful. Mayfield was on the sideline after a touchdown and started jawing with a player or players on Kansas' side, then he grabbed his crotch multiple times and uttered some words too uncouth to repeat here. (more...)
Packers rookie running back Aaron Jones facing marijuana-related charge Packers rookie running back Aaron Jones facing marijuana-related charge
- November 20, 2017

Written not guilty pleas were entered November 15. According to the police report, Jones was stopped on Highway 172 at 11:37 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. Jones has a final pre-trial hearing scheduled for February 1 while the Packers have yet to formally comment on the situation. He, of course, is expected to miss at least a couple more games with his knee injury. (more...)
HAUTE OR NAUGHT: Did Beyoncé Nail The Theme For Serena's Wedding? HAUTE OR NAUGHT: Did Beyoncé Nail The Theme For Serena's Wedding?
- November 20, 2017

Tennis star Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian celebrated their love in a attractive, star-studded wedding ceremony in New Orleans this weekend. The tennis star kept her hair pulled back in an updo. For the ceremony, the bride wore a dress and cape by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, before changing into two different reception looks by Versace, which she accessorised with bejeweled Nike sneakers. (more...)
Liverpool, Spurs tracking Sheffield United youngster David Brooks Liverpool, Spurs tracking Sheffield United youngster David Brooks
- November 20, 2017

Brooks has impressively established himself as an important part of the Blades' first-team squad as they target a second promotion in as many years, and his encouraging performances have perhaps unsurprisingly led him to a call-up to the senior Wales squad, for which he made his debut against Panama in the recent global break. (more...)
Antonio Conte calls Tony Pulis a Antonio Conte calls Tony Pulis a "really good manager"
- November 20, 2017

Conte's side eased to victory at The Hawthorns but Conte is already warning his players they face their biggest game of the season at Azerbaijan side FK Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday. This season, I think we're changing something to find a new balance, a new solidity, to have a good balance when we are attacking and when we are defending. (more...)
Mohamed Salah Backed to Join Real Madrid by Former Egypt International Mido Mohamed Salah Backed to Join Real Madrid by Former Egypt International Mido
- November 20, 2017

Salah has so far scored nine goals in the Premier League this season and is in line to challenge for the golden boot award. Neither, Robbie Fowler, Luis Suarez or Fernando Torres have enjoyed a better start to a season than Salah has done, and being part of Jurgen Klopp's high-octane attacking frontier can only lead to more goals for the 25-year-old. (more...)
There's A Reason Why Tim Howard Was Marcus Rashford's Idol There's A Reason Why Tim Howard Was Marcus Rashford's Idol
- November 20, 2017

Rashford has had a whirlwind rise to the United first team, going from the academy to winning four trophies in the senior side within just 21 months. Success brings a fear factor that saw United throw opponents off kilter during Ferguson's reign and Rashford insists the club haven't lost that. "Consecutively winning is different to winning one thing or winning two things". (more...)
Why the Broncos fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy Why the Broncos fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy
- November 20, 2017

McCoy was sacked by the Broncos a day after they fell to 3-7 with a home loss to the Cincinnati Bengals , according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport . This team has been horrendous, one of the worst let-downs in the league, and now McCoy has been fired by two AFC West teams in 2017. (more...)
Chip Kelly, Florida Reportedly Meet About Head Coaching Position Chip Kelly, Florida Reportedly Meet About Head Coaching Position
- November 20, 2017

Whether those conversations lead to Kelly becoming UF's next head football coach is unclear. During an appearance on SportsCenter Sunday morning to discuss Saturday's USC-UCLA game, the former OR coach was asked by host Kevin Negandhi about reports tying him to the Gators, including one that indicated Florida officials sent a plane to pick him up in Bristol, Conn. (more...)
Terry Glenn Dies In Car Crash Terry Glenn Dies In Car Crash
- November 20, 2017

A dynamic receiver out of Ohio State, Glenn burst onto a scene as a rookie in 1996, catching 90 passes for 1,132 yards and six touchdowns as the Patriots went on to reached their second Super Bowl in franchise history. Green Bay then proceeded to deal the Columbus, Ohio native to the Dallas Cowboys that ensuing offseason. Glenn followed up his spectacular 2005 campaign with an nearly equally strong 2006, finishing with 70 catches for 1,047 yards and six touchdowns. (more...)
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo slams teammates after draw with Atletico Madrid Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo slams teammates after draw with Atletico Madrid
- November 20, 2017

Real could not respond in kind to Barca's 3-0 win over Leganes earlier in the day as they played out a goalless clash with Atletico at the Wanda Metropolitano. Zidane is said to be frustrated with Marcelo and the Frenchman sees Alonso as a flawless replacement. Previously, his worst scoring figures after Real's opening 12 league games had come in his first year in Madrid, when he found the net five times in the period - four more goals than 2017/18 has so far yielded. (more...)
Liverpool fans with conspiracy theories after Van Dijk performance Liverpool fans with conspiracy theories after Van Dijk performance
- November 20, 2017

Following Saturday's 2-0 win at Man City, Guardiola said: " We're going to discuss when January is coming . We are going to think about it, but not because John is in that position ", Guardiola told reporters . "While the player has his heart set on Liverpool , Southampton could get revenge on them for the summer by doing business with Man City". There were encouraging signs, however, against Leicester when Vincent Kompany and Eliaquim Mangala managed to keep out Leicester stars Jamie ... (more...)
Man City attacker De Bruyne Man City attacker De Bruyne
- November 20, 2017

City next host Feyenoord in the Champions League in midweek before travelling to Huddersfield Town next Sunday afternoon. "The team, that is not going to happen". "I have an wonderful squad with good players and everyone is going to play and I have to use the squad". "De Bruyne said: "[ Pep Guardiola has given us] the confidence that we can beat everybody. (more...)
Manchester United 4-1 Newcastle Manchester United 4-1 Newcastle
- November 20, 2017

Mourinho has been criticised this season for some of his side's defensive performances. Pogba, meanwhile, pulled up during the Champions League clash against Basel. His replacement Lukaku scored the fourth against Newcastle , ending a run of seven games without a goal for the Red Devils. Ibrahimovic came on for Martial with 13 minutes left to another ovation and the Swede forced an excellent save from Rob Elliot after a last minute bicycle kick. (more...)
Arsenal Set to Complete Signing of Borussia Dortmund Chief Scout Sven Mislintat Arsenal Set to Complete Signing of Borussia Dortmund Chief Scout Sven Mislintat
- November 20, 2017

Last week, sources told ESPN FC that Arsenal were in talks with Mislintat over taking over the role of chief scout at the Emirates Stadium, and Bild and kicker then confirmed at the weekend that an agreement between the two clubs has been reached. (more...)
Jana Novotna, former Wimbledon tennis champion, dies aged 49 Jana Novotna, former Wimbledon tennis champion, dies aged 49
- November 20, 2017

Novotna led 4-1 in the deciding set against Graf, but was nevertheless beaten. During an illustrious career, Novotna won 17 Grand Slam titles, including 12 in doubles and four in mixed doubles - and was a member of the Czech Republic's victorious 1998 Fed Cup team. (more...)
AbRam's cute little antics won many hearts at Aaradhya Bachchan's birthday bash AbRam's cute little antics won many hearts at Aaradhya Bachchan's birthday bash
- November 20, 2017

For that, her family including dad and mom, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, grandparents Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan had invited baccha party in which Shah Rukh Khan's son AbRam was also invited for the party. "By the way he thinks u r my "papa" when he sees u on TV". The two enjoy the same bond off screen too and one can sense the level of respect and love they have for each other. (more...)
Tete wins bout in 11 secs Tete wins bout in 11 secs
- November 20, 2017

It took just 11 seconds for Tete to land the brutal shot to Gonya that earned him the title. "I won in the first round!" "I would love to fight Ryan Burnett". Did you miss it? Tete defeated Victor Ruiz in 2016 to claim the interim IBF worldwide bantamweight title, he then saw off Arthur Villanueva for the WBO title and retained it in the record-knockout fight with Gonya on Saturday. (more...)
LB Kamu Grugier-Hill Fills In As Kickoff Specialist LB Kamu Grugier-Hill Fills In As Kickoff Specialist
- November 20, 2017

The ball sailed to the right of the net and crashed into the stands about a dozen rows up from the sideline. "He hit a fan and the fan stood up". "I just wanted to make solid contact", Grugier-Hill said. "I can't recall - with the amount of injuries and things we had to overcome - how many times we've had the next man up and it starts with the guys in the locker room", Eagles coach Doug Pederson said. (more...)
Antonio Conte named as first choice to be Italy boss by president Antonio Conte named as first choice to be Italy boss by president
- November 20, 2017

Conte left his position as Italy head coach after Euro 2016 to take over at Chelsea , where he won the Premier League in his first season in charge and recently signed a contract extension until 2019. That's according to Italian Football Federation president Carlo Tavecchio, who has drawn up a long list of ideal candidates for the Italian job. The Azzurri were beaten by Germany in a penalty shootout in the quarterfinals. (more...)
Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics - 11/20/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics - 11/20/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- November 20, 2017

They now have a three-game road trip to try to equal the franchise's longest-winning streak. The nights game was full of hype, the Golden State Warriors on a seven game win streak, against the Boston Celtics on a thirteen game win streak. (more...)