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Robby Anderson Ripped by Todd Bowles for Lobbying for Pro Bowl Votes Robby Anderson Ripped by Todd Bowles for Lobbying for Pro Bowl Votes
- November 28, 2017

Then, following the game, Jets head coach Todd Bowles was prompted about Anderson's actions and he described them as "selfish" while deriding his stud wide receiver. "I wasn't trying to come off no bad way or nothing like that". "Everybody knows I'm all for this team in every aspect". "I was just excited", he said. (more...)
Giants send four more to injured reserve, claim LB Ray-Ray Armstrong Giants send four more to injured reserve, claim LB Ray-Ray Armstrong
- November 28, 2017

He has to hope six starts was enough to show the Giants or another team that he's worthy of a greater investment than the $3 million he earned this season. Armstrong appeared in 10 games for the San Francisco 49ers this season where he had 54 tackles, two interceptions, and a forced fumble. He had played in 10 games with five starts this season, and was the 49ers' second-leading tackler with 53 stops (38 solo), including one sack. (more...)
Nets, Rockets set National Basketball Association single-game record for three-point attempts Nets, Rockets set National Basketball Association single-game record for three-point attempts
- November 28, 2017

To make up for the lack of bodies, Isaiah Whitehead was called up from the G League after dropping 32 points and 10 rebounds for the Long Island Nets on November 25. 1 and No. 2 in the league, respectively, in three-point attempts per game, it's not that surprising to see these squads break the record they themselves set last season. (more...)
Lillard scores 32 as Blazers beat Knicks 103-91 in National Basketball Association Lillard scores 32 as Blazers beat Knicks 103-91 in National Basketball Association
- November 28, 2017

The Trail Blazers had to come back from 17 points down in the fourth quarter Saturday night in Washington, DC to get their third win in the fourth game of a five-game road trip. The Knicks also played porous interior defense, as the Blazers erupted for a 17-1 spurt bridging the opening two quarters and jumped out to a 53-37 lead by intermission. (more...)
UTEP's Tim Floyd announces retirement after loss to Lamar UTEP's Tim Floyd announces retirement after loss to Lamar
- November 28, 2017

Floyd told reporters Monday night that he hopes Senter moves the Miners from Conference USA to the Mountain West. Floyd went 138-99 at UTEP , but the team never made the NCAA Tournament under his leadership. Mayo was provided improper benefits. Floyd gained even more notoriety when he was hired by the Chicago Bulls to replace Phil Jackson at the start of the franchise's post-Michael Jordan era. (more...)
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog suspended for cross-check Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog suspended for cross-check
- November 28, 2017

Should all four games of Landeskog's suspension be upheld, he will miss the team's entire four-game homestand. In March 2016, Landeskog served a three-game suspension for cross checking Anaheim defenseman Simon Despres to the head. This is Landeskog's third career suspension, each coming in successive years beginning with his two-game suspension for a November 2015 illegal check to the head on Boston forward Brad Marchand . (more...)
SU stays ideal by topping the Terps SU stays ideal by topping the Terps
- November 28, 2017

Syracuse (6-0) has won its last four against the Terps. In one stretch, the Terps missed three of seven free throws. For as much as Maryland struggled to gather its footing in the paint, it did receive a boost from freshman Bruno Fernando (13 points) early in the second half, when he scored four straight points. (more...)
Jason Witten won't leave Cowboys for Tennessee coaching job Jason Witten won't leave Cowboys for Tennessee coaching job
- November 28, 2017

Outkick has learned that current Dallas Cowboy tight end Jason Witten , frustrated by the decline of the program over the past decade and intending to pursue a career in coaching in the near future, has the support of several prominent boosters to take over as the next Tennessee football coach. (more...)
Chelsea midfielder Hazard anxious he's being targeted for kicking by opposition Chelsea midfielder Hazard anxious he's being targeted for kicking by opposition
- November 28, 2017

Chelsea star Eden Hazard revealed in a interview with the Evening Standard that he was left badly isolated by Antonio Conte's tactics during his sides 1-1 draw against Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday, and that he sometimes takes it easy in training in order to recover from the heavy treatment he receives from opposition defenders during games. (more...)
Tony Archer weighs-in on Matt Cecchin's controversial call Tony Archer weighs-in on Matt Cecchin's controversial call
- November 28, 2017

The Polynesians went into the break 12-0 down, and duly conceded an additional Widdop penalty goal and John Bateman try to seemingly end the match. And Andrew Fifita had a try ruled out in the final seconds of the match. The Pacific Islanders came from 16-2 down to beat New Zealand in the group stage and, backed by a vocal Tongan support in Auckland , nearly engineered a comeback of even greater proportions. (more...)
China, Latvia pledge to advance cooperation China, Latvia pledge to advance cooperation
- November 28, 2017

He also noted that for the countries in Eastern Europe , economic cooperation with China "is not hindered by any type of political obstacle". They were joined by more than 1,000 business people from China and central Europe, who were expected to discuss a vast range of projects on the sidelines of a summit where 23 bilateral deals were due to be signed. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo's New Statue Accurately Captures His Handsomeness Cristiano Ronaldo's New Statue Accurately Captures His Handsomeness
- November 28, 2017

Every now and then a piece of art comes along that is so iconic it becomes lodged in the public conscious and is a part of our shared history and heritage. 'I used several photos of Cristiano to work from. Speaking about the new Cristiano Ronaldo statue, sculptor Arteaga said, "What I wanted to reflect was his interior strength, when he was preparing to take a free kick or a corner". (more...)
F1 set to unveil new logo in Abu Dhabi F1 set to unveil new logo in Abu Dhabi
- November 28, 2017

The old "flying one' design was adopted in 1987, and throwing that symbol in the trash marks the most visible change since Liberty Media took over the sport past year". For Bratches, the steps Liberty have been taking in 2017 - including creating a logo for the modern age of media - is all about building a foundation for what's to come. (more...)
Hue Jackson has 'big plans' for Josh Gordon Hue Jackson has 'big plans' for Josh Gordon
- November 28, 2017

I have big plans for him. While Jackson had previously said the Browns needed to "move on" from Gordon, he recently explained his changed way of thinking concerning the receiver. "I plan for him to play and play as much as he can handle". When head coach Hue Jackson was asked if the team would activate Gordon on Monday, Jackson said the team will wait a little longer. (more...)
Rea waiting on BBC Sport nomination Rea waiting on BBC Sport nomination
- November 28, 2017

The news will be widely welcomed by the motorcycle community with Rea the first motorcycle racer to be nominated for the award in ten years, the last being James Toseland when he won his second world championship in 2007. Last year saw Wimbledon champion Andy Murray crowned Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time. The snub also came barely 24 hours after the World Rugby Awards , at which Farrell and Itoje were nominated for the Player of the Year prize and Lydia Thompson was ... (more...)
Rice coach David Bailiff to be fired after 11 seasons Rice coach David Bailiff to be fired after 11 seasons
- November 28, 2017

He's led our program with integrity. Two days after the Owls finished the season with a 1-11 record, Rice parted ways with Bailiff. Since 2015, Rice has failed to reach a bowl game and is 9-27 overall. It was a season in which the Owls lost 14 starters to injuries. He ranks second all time in games coached, wins and losses. Bailiff has been the head football coach at Rice since back in 2007. (more...)
Barcelona salvages late draw to keep its lead over Valencia Barcelona salvages late draw to keep its lead over Valencia
- November 28, 2017

Thomas Vermaelen has been handed his first Liga start since January 16 while Lionel Messi returns to the Barcelona line-up as Ernesto Valverde's side face Valencia in a top-of-the-table clash. Valencia then ran up the other end and almost scored themselves, only for Simone Zaza to drag his shot wide. The decision looked to have proved costly when Rodrigo gave Valencia the lead on the hour but Jordi Alba ensured it finished 1-1 when he netted the equaliser with eight minutes to go. (more...)
Avery Bradley on if he sees Pistons as long-term fit Avery Bradley on if he sees Pistons as long-term fit
- November 28, 2017

He approaches the game the right way every day, and the more of those guys you have, I do think it's contagious. Their defense is playing extremely well, allowing just 101.8 points per game (seventh in the NBA) despite opponents shooting a robust.467 from the floor and.367 from three (both in the lower half of the league). (more...)
Philadelphia man in critical condition after getting stuck in garbage compactor Philadelphia man in critical condition after getting stuck in garbage compactor
- November 28, 2017

No one has yet said how authorities realized the man was inside the truck. The man was initially believed to have escaped from the facility, but a roll call confirmed there were no escapees. It's not clear how rescuers knew the man was stuck. They raked through the trash, digging through the truck. No other details have been released and the man's identity is still unknown. (more...)
Glasgow Rangers: Betting suspended on Alex McLeish returning as Ibrox boss Glasgow Rangers: Betting suspended on Alex McLeish returning as Ibrox boss
- November 28, 2017

A Spokesman said: "We've seen big cash for Alex McLeish to return to Rangers - which is the opposite of what he'll see should he take the job". Speaking to the BBC , McLeish said: "I would like it to be known that there has been no contact from anyone at Rangers and it's important that the speculation is put to rest". (more...)
English Premier League sees new average salary of £2.643ma year English Premier League sees new average salary of £2.643ma year
- November 28, 2017

The Premier League has become the first football league ever to boast an average wage for players of over £50,000-per-week, according to a new study. The report was featured on the BBC today and disclosed that the average wage in England's top-flight has risen to £2,642,508 per year - or £50,817 per week. (more...)
Drew McIntyre Confirms Injury, Says Return Will Be Scary For 2018's Champ
- November 28, 2017

Unfortunately due to extenuating circumstances, the MRI had to be delayed. Powell's POV: The suspicion coming out of the match was that he had suffered a torn biceps. "Despite his setback, the 32-year-old greeted news of his lay-off in positive spirits, writing on Twitter , ". the reality is, I always come back better", whilst vowing to reclaim his title. (more...)
Shohei Otani Sends Memo To Each Team To Determine Potential Fit Shohei Otani Sends Memo To Each Team To Determine Potential Fit
- November 28, 2017

And beginning December 1, teams will be able to pay the $20 million posting fee to try to sign the player. If a team wants to sign Japanese pitcher Shohei Ohtani this offseason they are going to have to fork over some paperwork. Lyons suggests Ohtani could be the Indians third or fourth starting pitcher and be a designated hitter when he's not on the mound. His versatility as a baseball player is the exact reason why these explanations are necessary. (more...)
Ben Stokes On His Way To New Zealand Ben Stokes On His Way To New Zealand
- November 28, 2017

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has reportedly flown to New Zealand, not Australia where his nation are now playing in the Ashes . "His travel arrangements have not been arranged by the European Central Bank", the statement read. But he is clearly a long way from playing in the Ashes . "We're relatively clear in our minds what the procedure is from here and the start is the police coming out with their charging decision and, until that happens, we can't move forward". (more...)
Real Madrid eye Manchester United star Real Madrid eye Manchester United star
- November 28, 2017

Martial's performances - and the impending Romelu Lukaku-Zlatan Ibrahimovic strike partnership - are discussed in this week's Monday Verdict - but before then, the young Frenchman has told Telefoot that his best is yet to come. "Michael Carrick as a person is more important than Michael as a player", the Portuguese tactician was quoted as saying by the Independent on Saturday. (more...)
Leonard Fournette Made a Jags Fan's Day With a Truly Special Visit Leonard Fournette Made a Jags Fan's Day With a Truly Special Visit
- November 28, 2017

Foster, who made a spectacular grab at the sideline to put the ball at the Jacksonville 39 with six seconds to go. Arians was asked about his comfort level in starting Gabbert next season should Carson Palmer retire. Arians said Gabbert still has huge upside. But the Cardinals' receivers have to improve on their scrambling, as well, Arians said. Bucannon missed the final three games of last season and the first three games of this season due to a severe ankle injury that required offseason ... (more...)
Patriots to place Martellus Bennett on injured reserve Patriots to place Martellus Bennett on injured reserve
- November 28, 2017

Bennett explained in an Instagram post that he felt like the doctor was pressuring him to play through his shoulder injury when Bennett wanted surgery. He struggled with drops and was asked to take on a bigger blocking role once injuries hit hard along Green Bay's offensive line early in the season. Bennett mulled over his playing future beyond this season. (more...)
(Audio) Frost Sidesteps Coaching Future Questions (Audio) Frost Sidesteps Coaching Future Questions
- November 28, 2017

They deserve my best, and I've said that all year, and they deserve my coaching staffs best. Instead of offering a nebulous statement about his football coaching search, new Nebraska coach Bill Moos surprised many over the weekend by saying he's interested in Scott Frost . (more...)
Olympics-IOC bans five more Russians for life over Sochi doping Olympics-IOC bans five more Russians for life over Sochi doping
- November 28, 2017

An independent report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said in December 2016 that more than 1,000 Russian athletes, including Olympic medalists, benefited from a program involving security agents and laboratory workers to hide positive doping tests. (more...)
Chiefs' Reid gives Smith vote of confidence Chiefs' Reid gives Smith vote of confidence
- November 27, 2017

The 2017 Kansas City Chiefs were the latest team to try and sell this patient strategy to fans; one that ended earnestly on Sunday when the team lost its third straight game, and fifth in their last six outings. "That's not where I'm at right now". He should bounce back Sunday against a Bills team that has allowed a combined 101 points over the last two games. (more...)