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Tennessee dismisses star receiver after expletive-filled tirade Tennessee dismisses star receiver after expletive-filled tirade
- November 23, 2017

Rutherford noted Jennings called Tennessee coaches "liars" and "in it for the paycheck" while asking the school to bring in a "good coach" for the 2018 campaign. Jones said in mid-September that the injury would sideline Jennings for the remainder of the season. "I don't give a f*ck". Jennings, a junior, entered the season as Tennessee's leading returning receiver. (more...)
Trump calls LaVar Ball an 'ungrateful fool' Trump calls LaVar Ball an 'ungrateful fool'
- November 23, 2017

According to Chinese law, anyone stealing goods worth between 4,000 and 7,000 yuan faces between one and two years in jail, although the sentence can be mitigated if they confess, show remorse and pay compensation. Ball, who is also the father of the Los Angeles Lakers' Alonzo Ball, intimated that Chinese president Xi Jinping had more to do with his son's release than Trump did. (more...)
Wichita State vs. Notre Dame - 11/22/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Wichita State vs. Notre Dame - 11/22/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- November 23, 2017

Series Info: Notre Dame holds a 2-1 series advantage. "Transition defense wasn't really good tonight but overall we competed through stretches.There a very good team", said Chaminade coach Eric Bovaird speaking about Notre Dame . For reference, that rate would rank in the bottom 40 of college basketball this season. The Irish will need their bench against a talented Wichita State program that will make life hard for Mike Brey's group on the offensive end. (more...)
Ferdinand explains why Mourinho has had to axe Mkhitaryan Ferdinand explains why Mourinho has had to axe Mkhitaryan
- November 23, 2017

The Armenian global, 28, endured a slow start to last season before finally proving himself to Jose Mourinho during the second half of last term, with many predicting a big season for the former Dortmund ace. "So I can imagine, next week, you are going to ask - why is this player not playing?" "Now the question is why is Micki not playing". There happens to be a healthy competition at the club for his position and now that Mourinho has a fit squad - apart from Phil Jones and Eric Bailly ... (more...)
Lions sign veteran DE Dwight Freeney Lions sign veteran DE Dwight Freeney
- November 23, 2017

The Detroit Lions have reportedly claimed defensive end Dwight Freeney off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks , according to National Football League insider Adam Schefter . The All-Pro defender has proven this season that he still can be an effective pass rusher in limited snaps, even at his age. A win over the Vikings would bring them within a game of Minnesota for the division lead, while a loss would probably mean that Detroit's only possible path to the postseason would be as one of ... (more...)
CJ Beathard to start at QB for Niners vs. Seahawks CJ Beathard to start at QB for Niners vs. Seahawks
- November 23, 2017

San Francisco last won consecutive games in same season in 2014 under coach Jim Harbaugh. Beathard threw for 288 yards and two touchdowns in San Francisco's 31-21 victory over the New York Giants in Week 10. "They are just expanding on their schemes". The third-round draft pick from Iowa replaced Brian Hoyer in the first half of an October 15 loss at Washington. (more...)
Jackson excited about Gordon's return: I get to open a new toy Jackson excited about Gordon's return: I get to open a new toy
- November 23, 2017

So far, the enigmatic 26-year-old has fulfilled every requirement placed on him by Goodell, and on Monday he threw with Cleveland's quarterbacks. If that is the case, then Gordon would be able to play in the Browns' December 3 game against the Los Angeles Chargers. (more...)
Patriots missing Brady, Gronkowski from start of Wednesday's practice Patriots missing Brady, Gronkowski from start of Wednesday's practice
- November 23, 2017

For the Patriots, the big name on the injury report is quarterback Tom Brady , who did not practice because of an Achilles injury. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com was told Brady will be "fine", he tweeted. Chung left the Raiders game briefly with an undiclosed injury but returned later in the game and met with media afterward. Brady has completed 68.7 percent of his passes for 3,146 passing yards and 22 touchdowns with two interceptions in 2017. (more...)
Chiefs sign Darelle Revis Chiefs sign Darelle Revis
- November 23, 2017

Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he was excited to add Revis to the roster. "He's a team guy, and we feel like a player of his caliber can help our football team". He struggled much of previous year and some questioned if age had caught up to the seven-time Pro Bowler. Revis joins a Chiefs secondary that is ranked 28th out of 32 teams in pass defense. (more...)
49ers claim DE Marsh off waivers from Patriots 49ers claim DE Marsh off waivers from Patriots
- November 23, 2017

On Wednesday, the 49ers, who have the No. 2 spot in waiver-claim process, claimed defensive end Cassius Marsh off waivers from the Patriots, ESPN reported. The Raiders ran to his side on both of those snaps, resulting in gains of 25 and 7 yards. He also blocked a field goal attempt . "Played outside linebacker for Houston, defensive end in their sub-package so there's some relevance there for us - similar to a position that was vacated". (more...)
Police, Union Rescue Mission to distribute Thanksgiving Dinner Police, Union Rescue Mission to distribute Thanksgiving Dinner
- November 22, 2017

Over 800 people will get their meals delivered to them. whether they're disabled, elderly or just can't get to the center. "The Bible says poor will always be with you, so you just have to come out and help", she said. "It lifts up my spirit to know that the Rescue Mission has a great big fantastic heart to give to the homeless and those that are in need, it's a attractive thing", Medina said. (more...)
Snoop Dogg Bashes Donald Trump, Supports Marshawn Lynch and Lavar Ball Snoop Dogg Bashes Donald Trump, Supports Marshawn Lynch and Lavar Ball
- November 22, 2017

If you thought Trump had stirred up enough animosity already, he really upped the ante when he lashed out at LaVar Ball and Marshawn Lynch in recent tweets . Next time National Football League should suspend him for remainder of season. "F**k you." They should suspend your dumba**, motherf**ker. Good lookin' out. (more...)
Texas A&M to fire Kevin Sumlin after regular season finale Texas A&M to fire Kevin Sumlin after regular season finale
- November 22, 2017

When asked on Tuesday at his weekly press conference whether he expected to return in 2018, Sumlin said he did. "There haven't been discussions about that", Sumlin said. "And he has to win this year. He has to do better than he has done in the past". Quarterback Johnny Manziel led the Aggies to a victory over Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl that season, which was the first of three consecutive bowl victories for A&M under the leadership of Sumlin. (more...)
Clippers G Patrick Beverley undergoes knee surgery Clippers G Patrick Beverley undergoes knee surgery
- November 22, 2017

Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley will be sidelined once again due to a persistent right knee issue, according to Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times . Thornwell has already picked up five starts this season in relief, averaging 8.4 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists across 29.5 minutes. However, he was immediately dealt to the Miami Heat. (more...)
Heavyweights Clash In Champions League As Juventus Host Barcelona
- November 22, 2017

The Spanish team are much more confident right now and they have a good opportunity to get a nice win in Italy - currently [ 2.6] on the Exchange . A number of key players were rested during their defeat against Sampdoria as well, and they will likely be reintroduced tonight. (more...)
Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal faces 'deliberate yellow' ban Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal faces 'deliberate yellow' ban
- November 22, 2017

There are suggestions that Carvajal deliberately picked up his third caution of the group stage, thus meaning an automatic one-game ban, knowing that next month's meeting with Borussia Dortmund is now a dead rubber. However, the Real defender faces a further punishment with Uefa having opened an investigation to see whether Carvajal violated Article 15 of its disciplinary regulations. (more...)
Chip Kelly expected to only consider UCLA, Florida Chip Kelly expected to only consider UCLA, Florida
- November 22, 2017

UCLA fired coach Jim Mora this week, after Florida did the same to Jim McElwain last month, leaving two appealing jobs open. Kelly then latched on with San Francisco in 2016, when he went 2-14 with a talent-short roster and was let go again. (more...)
Brian Bowen will not play basketball at UofL Brian Bowen will not play basketball at UofL
- November 22, 2017

Bowen was suspended indefinitely in late September following the FBI investigation into corruption and bribery in college basketball recruiting. Bowen, a Saginaw native, is alleged to have received $100,000 in exchange for his commitment to Louisville . (more...)
Glenn Maxwell added to the squad as cover for David Warner Glenn Maxwell added to the squad as cover for David Warner
- November 22, 2017

On Warner's comment about adopting Chanderpaul's stance, Smith said: "He said he'll even bat like Shivnarine Chanderpaul if he has to and face the other way, so I think he'll be alright". He played for Glamorgan during the T20 campaign of 2012, as well as being a member of the Australian touring party for the 2015 Ashes played in England and Wales. (more...)
Bottom line for Team Parker Bottom line for Team Parker
- November 22, 2017

At the press conference on Wednesday, Parker's promoter David Higgins revealed that 35 had become their "revised, non-negotiable bottom line". Whether or not it will pay off or not, is up to most likely Anthony Joshua at this point. We are offering Hearn and Joshua 65 percent of a very big pie. They even took the time to include a backing track. "A voluntary would lack any credibility after their stated desire to unify". (more...)
LaVar Ball says Lakers 'don't know how to coach' his son Lonzo LaVar Ball says Lakers 'don't know how to coach' his son Lonzo
- November 22, 2017

As the Lakers continue to play mediocre basketball (a step up from being bad last year), LaVar Ball still doesn't think the team is using his son Lonzo - the No. "Which is him to make winning plays", Walton said. He believes the team should "put the [onus] on them" and essentially crank up the heat under its players, with the idea that they would respond in a positive way. (more...)
Antonio Conte Blames Champions League Struggles on Premier League Scheduling Antonio Conte Blames Champions League Struggles on Premier League Scheduling
- November 22, 2017

The Champions League tie kicks off earlier this usual. A draw against Qarabag tonight and Atletico failing to beat AS Roma will also see Chelsea go through to the next round. Bakayoko initially struggled to cement a place in Antonio Conte's midfield following his £35million move in the summer but is beginning to emerge as a key component of the Chelsea midfield engine room. (more...)
Bills going back to Taylor in Week 12 Bills going back to Taylor in Week 12
- November 22, 2017

Not to mention, Buffalo head coach Sean McDermott announced starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor would be benched this weekend against the 'Bolts. Taylor had started the first nine games, but a poor performance in a 47-10 Week 10 loss to the New Orleans Saints was enough for McDermott to make the switch to Peterman. (more...)
National Football League owners believe anthem policy will change if protests continue, report says National Football League owners believe anthem policy will change if protests continue, report says
- November 22, 2017

He most recently tweeted that Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended for the remainder of the season after he sat during the US national anthem but then stood for the Mexican anthem before a game in Mexico City. "He's fired!" Trump said in the Alabama speech. "Marshawn Lynch of the NFL's Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem". (more...)
No verdict on player retention as Rajasthan Royals dissent from majority No verdict on player retention as Rajasthan Royals dissent from majority
- November 22, 2017

It is also understood that KKR representatives raised an issue over CSK getting to retain their original top players of the likes MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo, when they are supposed to start from scratch after serving the two-year ban. (more...)
Kubica gets Williams run at Abu Dhabi tyre test Kubica gets Williams run at Abu Dhabi tyre test
- November 22, 2017

Kubica, a race victor with BMW-Sauber in 2008, partially severed his right forearm in an horrific 2011 crash during a rally he entered for fun before the start of that year's Formula One season. If he proves in Abu Dhabi on 28 November that he can handle the more physically demanding 2017 cars, he will be signed as a race driver for 2018. Williams has announced Robert Kubica and Sergey Sirotkin will drive for the team in next week's post-season test in Abu Dhabi. (more...)
Sevilla manager's half-time cancer revelation inspired remarkable comeback against Liverpool Sevilla manager's half-time cancer revelation inspired remarkable comeback against Liverpool
- November 22, 2017

Following his side's Champions League comeback against Liverpool , the Sevilla manager said : "When you are faithful to attacking play, football ends up paying you back". 'The future examination will allow to decide which are the steps to follow regarding their treatement. We went into the changing rooms knowing that if we tried then we could pull it off. (more...)
Kevin Durant (ankle) questionable tomorrow; Golden State Warriors reunite with legends Kevin Durant (ankle) questionable tomorrow; Golden State Warriors reunite with legends
- November 22, 2017

The Warriors coach compared Durant's return to Oklahoma City to the reception given to LeBron James when he first played back in Cleveland after joining Miami in 2010. Durant, who is battling to recover from a left ankle sprain, left Oklahoma City for Golden State after eight seasons in 2016. As a team, the Thunder shot 42 percent from the field and 11 of 35 from the three-point line, but they still couldn't hold off the Pelicans after leading by as many as 19 points in the first quarter. (more...)
National Basketball Association wrap: Second-half rally drives Lakers past Bulls National Basketball Association wrap: Second-half rally drives Lakers past Bulls
- November 22, 2017

The Lakers looked terrible at times in the first half, nearly as if they were looking ahead to Thanksgiving break. "I thought we were pretty bad in that first half", Lakers coach Luke Walton said after the game. Caldwell-Pope followed with two 3-pointers that stretched the lead to five each time, and the Lakers kept Chicago from getting back within one possession. (more...)
Champions League: PSG coach, Emery gives Neymar permission to party
- November 22, 2017

But while a move to the Premier League would give Moore more exposure and no doubt swell his bank balance, Celtic is surely the standout option for a former England Under-21 worldwide who is finally starting to fulfil his potential. "Celtic are still a good side, with worldwide players who are used to winning, so this will be a hard game". I'm sure this game will be hard but we know the importance of getting three points. (more...)