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Colin Kaepernick Visits Alcatraz Island In Support of 'Unthanksgiving Day' Colin Kaepernick Visits Alcatraz Island In Support of 'Unthanksgiving Day'
- November 24, 2017

True to the theme that he's been nationally talking about - or rather, taking a knee for - since last summer, former 49er Colin Kaepernick attended an "Unthanksgiving Day" celebration on Alcatraz Island. Michael Horse, an Native American actor known for his role in the popular show "Twin Peaks" told Newsweek "It's about reflecting, remembering and celebrating that we are still here and our culture still survives". (more...)
Ousmane Dembele joined Barcelona to play for Lionel Messi - Cristiano Ronaldo Ousmane Dembele joined Barcelona to play for Lionel Messi - Cristiano Ronaldo
- November 24, 2017

Messi told reporters: "Every time I'm on the bench, there's a lot of commotion because I usually play, I don't like sitting out, I like to participate and help from the inside". The only time a non-Spanish league player won the Golden Shoe in the last decade was when Suarez shared the prize with Ronaldo while playing for Liverpool in 2013-14. (more...)
We Struggled To Find Spaces Against Feyenoord - Pep Guardiola We Struggled To Find Spaces Against Feyenoord - Pep Guardiola
- November 24, 2017

City will need to be very good to get three points in this one, and after resting many of his top players against Feyenoord on Tuesday Pep Guardiola will most likely go with his strongest possible lineup to show how much he respects Huddersfield and how tough he expects this game to be. (more...)
Embiid helps fast-starting 76ers rout Blazers, 101-81 Embiid helps fast-starting 76ers rout Blazers, 101-81
- November 24, 2017

Despite shooting struggles early on, the Blazers had a security blanket in their star point guard Damian Lillard . Napier added 13 points on 4-of-6 shooting while also adding four assists, three rebounds and two steals. He missed the last two-and-half months of the 2016-17 season and this year's preseason with a knee injury, and it has taken him a while to get his conditioning up to snuff. (more...)
Tinubu drops bombshell, says no automatic ticket for Buhari in 2019 Tinubu drops bombshell, says no automatic ticket for Buhari in 2019
- November 24, 2017

The former Lagos governor expressly stated that whoever would represent the party must be selected through a transparent primary election. Tinubu, shortly after a closed door meeting with leaders of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, the Afenifere , at the residence of the leader of the organisation, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, in Akure, Ondo state, said the presidential candidate of the APC could only emerge after following due process. (more...)
Bale returns to training after two-month absence Bale returns to training after two-month absence
- November 24, 2017

Diario Gol says Asensio has complained about his situation to good friend Isco, who was experiencing similar doubts this time past year before winning over Zidane. Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says: 'It's not much, but he has something. A lot is said about his injuries, but he is important to us. Madrid can cut the gap between them and leaders Barcelona to seven points by beating Malaga, with Ernesto Valverde's side not facing Valencia until Sunday. (more...)
David Goffin gives Belgium 1-0 lead in Davis Cup final David Goffin gives Belgium 1-0 lead in Davis Cup final
- November 24, 2017

Mahut was expected to play in doubles after training the whole week with Julien Benneteau, who was not selected either. Belgium reached the final in 2015 but were beaten by Britain. "They play at home so for me they are the favourites". Below is all you need to know to follow along with the Davis Cup. Even though France go into this final as strong favourites, with nine previous titles to their name, it seems like Belgium have the more in-form players at this moment in time . (more...)
Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo told players of cancer diagnosis during Liverpool match Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo told players of cancer diagnosis during Liverpool match
- November 24, 2017

Spanish football club Sevilla on Wednesday confirmed that head coach Eduardo Berizzo is suffering from prostate cancer. "We will support and rally round him because we are sure his problem will be solved". "The president of Barcelona has called me offering all the experience of the medical team of his club", Sevilla's president, José Castro, told the club's radio program on Wednesday, according to Mundo Deportivo. (more...)
Klopp trusts Moreno ´100 per cent´ despite Sevilla shocker Klopp trusts Moreno ´100 per cent´ despite Sevilla shocker
- November 24, 2017

If Roy Keane had some pent-up frustration after the Republic of Ireland failed to make it to the World Cup, he let it out on Liverpool - and Alberto Moreno in particular. He suggested that the team had not done enough in the second half and placed Alberto in to positions he shouldn't have had to deal with. Liverpool resume Premier League duties at home to Chelsea on Saturday (5.30pm). (more...)
President Trump to tee it up Friday with Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson President Trump to tee it up Friday with Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson
- November 24, 2017

However, Trump noted that it would be a quick round so he could get back to work on bringing more jobs back to America. This is not the first time Woods has played golf with Trump. He also used his pre-golf morning to blast NFL players who "disrespect" the country, the flag and national anthem with their pre-game protests "without penalty". (more...)
Holmes bags 6 tries as Australia ends Fiji's World Cup dreams Holmes bags 6 tries as Australia ends Fiji's World Cup dreams
- November 24, 2017

He was nearly immovable as a player, but Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga admits even he's felt the tectonic plates of rugby league shifting. Smith failed to convert and Australia were starting to look like they were about to shift up a gear. Tempers flared after former Australia playmaker Jarryd Hayne's early hit on Slater and Apisai Koroisau put Fiji in front with a penalty in a frantic start, but that proved to be a false dawn. (more...)
Jason had one heck of a day at the Open Jason had one heck of a day at the Open
- November 24, 2017

Only a long birdie putt at his final hole for the second day in a row saved a par 71 for the three-times major champion, who mixed a birdie with a bogey on his front nine and dropped another shot at his 13th. First-round leader Cameron Davis, the 2015 Australian amateur champion, cooled off with a 1-over 72 but remains right in the mix in third spot at 7-under, one ahead of fellow young gun Anthony Quayle (69). (more...)
Maxwell called in as cover for injured Warner Maxwell called in as cover for injured Warner
- November 24, 2017

Opener Ed Cowan, last season's leading Shield run-scorer, is back following the exit of Steve Smith and David Warner , while Nick Larkin and O'Keefe also coming into the XI. The Victorian allrounder was considered a shot at the No.6 spot for the first Ashes Test after he played for Australia in the most recent tours of India and Bangladesh. (more...)
Paul Pogba urged to emulate Manchester United legends Paul Pogba urged to emulate Manchester United legends
- November 24, 2017

Inter Milan are among the favourites to sign Pastore, but Cantona has urged United to make their move. We enjoyed the game - it's a strong philosophy of the club. It's like Barcelona: if they played in a defensive way nobody would understand. "This philosophy of the game is very strong in United and this is hard to understand. (more...)
Chelsea destroy Qarabag for Round of 16 Chelsea destroy Qarabag for Round of 16
- November 24, 2017

Willian added a second goal before half-time, before Cesc Fabregas scored a third from the penalty spot, and then the Brazilian netted again with a ferocious long-range effort late on. Nothing epitomized that more than Chelsea's second goal , which played to the strengths of having three small forwards rather than one big central striker spearheading the attack . (more...)
Kerala win women's U-19 cricket match in one ball Kerala win women's U-19 cricket match in one ball
- November 24, 2017

While Menka finished with an 18-ball single, four other batters faced in excess of 10 balls and still failed to score a single run. Nine players of the Nagaland team were dismissed for duck, with Kerala skipper Minnu Mani as the pick of the bowlers as she bagged four wickets without conceding any run, ESPNcricinfo reported. (more...)
Michigan State Basketball Gameday: A thanksgiving helping of Spartans basketball Michigan State Basketball Gameday: A thanksgiving helping of Spartans basketball
- November 24, 2017

Without Bridges, the Spartans (3-1) struggled to shake the Blue Demons until early in the second half when DePaul went more than nine minutes without a field goal. He finished the half with 11 points to lead the Spartans, however the first half was not all smiles for the sharp-shooter. But Michigan State's defensive pressure increased in the second half and the Blue Demons wilted. (more...)
Villanova Advances to Battle 4 Atlantis Championship Villanova Advances to Battle 4 Atlantis Championship
- November 24, 2017

So there's a lot to play for. WKU got a huge second half effort from Johnson, who had eight points and three rebounds in the second half. Bridges and Brunson were integral to the surge but Villanova also got key contributions from redshirt DiVincenco and redshirt junior Phil Booth . (more...)
Duchess of Kent pays tribute to Duchess of Kent pays tribute to "brave" former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna
- November 24, 2017

Novotna came to the attention of the British public when she featured in one of the most enduring images in the long history of Wimbledon as she was consoled by the Duchess after losing the 1993 final to Steffi Graf, having led the last set 4-1. (more...)
Wenger wants van Bronckhorst to replace him Wenger wants van Bronckhorst to replace him
- November 24, 2017

Wenger bought the Dutchman from Rangers for a fee of £8.5million and he spent two years at Highbury before setting sail for Barcelona . In 64 matches with the Gunners , he won the Premier League title and FA Cup, before a transfer to Blaugrana saw him lift La Liga twice, and painfully for Arsenal supporters, the 2006 Champions League. (more...)
Niasse banned over diving charge after FA rejects Everton appeal Niasse banned over diving charge after FA rejects Everton appeal
- November 24, 2017

The FA's Independent Regulatory Commission, which includes former players, decides retrospectively on acts of simulation and has cleared Manchester City's Bernardo Silva and Watford's Richarlison this season. "He was shocked and I was shocked", he said. "Contact or slight contact, it doesn't matter". "If we had 12 points from 12 games we wouldn't be quite as disappointed", Hodgson added. (more...)
PSG favourites to sign Man United's Marouane Fellaini PSG favourites to sign Man United's Marouane Fellaini
- November 24, 2017

The 30-year-old Belgium global is out of contract next summer and is set to leave Old Trafford on a Bosman with United unwilling to offer him a new deal. And, as per the aforementioned report from Le10Sport, French giants PSG are looking to take advantage of this situation by making a move for the 80-time capped worldwide in the new year. (more...)
Maye leads No. 9 North Carolina to 102-78 rout of Portland Maye leads No. 9 North Carolina to 102-78 rout of Portland
- November 24, 2017

ABOUT PORTLAND (2-1): Porter reinforced the roster for his second season at the helm, adding junior-college transfer Josh McSwiggan (14.3 points, five rebounds) as well as his son, Franklin Porter (11 points), among others. He's ranked by recruiting service 24/7 as the third-best outside linebacker in the country and 68th best player overall and was honored recently as a US Army All-American. (more...)
DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Sells 28697 Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)
- November 24, 2017

It has outperformed by 62.83% the S&P500. Tower Bridge Advisors lessened its position in NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI ) by 72.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (more...)
Giants' Sterling Shepard misses practice, unlikely to play vs. Redskins Giants' Sterling Shepard misses practice, unlikely to play vs. Redskins
- November 24, 2017

We kept him in the training room and they're taking a look at him. Among those inactive for the Giants are wideout Sterling Shepard , who was listed as out last week with an illness, and cornerback Eli Apple, who didn't play Sunday after his mother had brain surgery. (more...)
Alshon Jeffery doubles down on Super Bowl prediction Alshon Jeffery doubles down on Super Bowl prediction
- November 24, 2017

Nevertheless, Jeffery still has some ties to the organization that selected him in the second round (No.45 overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. After losing receivers Cam Meredith in the preseason and Kevin White in the regular-season opener, the Bears miss Jeffery's production even more than anyone thought. (more...)
Robbie Henshaw missed Ireland training on Thursday ahead of Argentina clash Robbie Henshaw missed Ireland training on Thursday ahead of Argentina clash
- November 24, 2017

Schmidt revealed that Henshaw wasn't considered for selection after missing training on Thursday. Farrell impressed at outside centre in the 23-20 win over Fiji last weekend and has held onto his spot in the line-up. Ireland face Argentina for the first time since their 2015 World Cup defeat on Saturday, eager to get one over on their old rivals. 'This window was a chance to see how guys do in pressure situations. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao Teases Boxing Match With Conor McGregor Manny Pacquiao Teases Boxing Match With Conor McGregor
- November 24, 2017

Manny Pacquiao posted a photo of McGregor to Twitter on Thursday in which he wished the UFC star a "Happy Thanksgiving" and teased a potential bout with a "real boxing match" hashtag. Even though Mayweather finished McGregor by technical knockout in the tenth round, the Irishman solidified his reputation as a massive money draw, and re-affirmed that anyone in the world would be able to turn a profit by scheduling a fight with him. (more...)
Arsenal step up interest in Leon Goretzka Arsenal step up interest in Leon Goretzka
- November 24, 2017

The Gunners raided Schalke last summer by snapping up left wing back Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, and they appear to be keen on repeating that particular trick again in 2018. But that would be only a fraction of the kind of money Goretzka should be worth, and they could even get £15million if they chose to sell mid-season. (more...)
Texans claim former Cardinals RB Andre Ellington off waivers Texans claim former Cardinals RB Andre Ellington off waivers
- November 24, 2017

He joins the Texans as they placed rookie running back D'Onta Foreman on injured reserve with a ruptured left Achilles tendon that required surgery. "I was there, but when he first got there, we started hanging out right away. It's going to be good". The newest Texan had been with the Cardinals his entire career, being drafted by the NFC West affiliate in the sixth round of the 2013 class out of Clemson. (more...)