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Dale Earnhardt Jr. named grand marshal for 2018 Daytona 500 Dale Earnhardt Jr. named grand marshal for 2018 Daytona 500
- December 01, 2017

The unexpected never occurred and the foregone conclusion is now a reality. He recently finished his final full season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series earlier this month at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The award is based on a fan vote and sponsored by the National Motorsports Press Association. The voting process was done by the fans with Earnhardt earning 68 percent of the votes. (more...)
Raptors' Kyle Lowry Had This Hilarious Post-Game Interview With Drake Raptors' Kyle Lowry Had This Hilarious Post-Game Interview With Drake
- December 01, 2017

He was minding his own business until he realized something: he was being filmed. The One Dance hitmaker, 31, was hilariously spotted pouring a Perrier mixer into a large plastic cup at the Air Canada Center. The Canadian superstar entered yet another new phase with an attempt as a sideline reporter for his hometown team Toronto Raptors , although he arguably didn't nail the assignment with precision if the video footage is any evidence. (more...)
Tom Brady on Eli Manning benching: 'Pretty unfortunate situation' Tom Brady on Eli Manning benching: 'Pretty unfortunate situation'
- December 01, 2017

But he was at a loss to know what it was. "I honestly thought it was pathetic", Rivers said. Not being at the team's headquarters Tuesday when Manning was devastated by the decision topped the list. Brady has mentioned several times in his career that he realizes he might not be with the Patriots forever, which is why he wasn't surprised to see the Giants move on from Manning. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers G Iman Shumpert to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Cleveland Cavaliers G Iman Shumpert to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery
- December 01, 2017

Richard Parker and Dr. James Rosneck. With Shumpert out of the lineup Tuesday night, J.R. Smith saw an increase in minutes, playing almost 42 minutes and accounting for 12 points, five rebounds and two assists against the Heat. He was re-examined by team physicians after Tuesday's game. The Cavaliers will announce Shumpert's status and timetable for return following the procedure. (more...)
Gregg Zaun fired from Sportsnet after complaints of inappropriate behaviour Gregg Zaun fired from Sportsnet after complaints of inappropriate behaviour
- December 01, 2017

This type of behavior completely contradicts our standards and our core values. “We believe in a professional workplace, ” the statement continued, “where all employees feel comfortable and respected. "We will take every measure to protect their privacy", Brace said. He captured a World Series win while playing for the Florida Marlins in 1997. Gregg Zaun was immediately let go today when the allegations surfaced. (more...)
Everton appoint Sam Allardyce as new manager of Premier League club Everton appoint Sam Allardyce as new manager of Premier League club
- December 01, 2017

David Unsworth took over on an interim basis but failed to inspire much of an improvement until Wednesday's 4-0 win over West Ham , with the club having also been heavily linked with Marco Silva and Sean Dyche. Further forward, Allardyce will need to get Everton scoring more, something the team has struggled to do since selling Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United for 75 million pounds ($97 million) during the summer. (more...)
Cavaliers vs. Miami Heat, Game 21 preview and listings Cavaliers vs. Miami Heat, Game 21 preview and listings
- December 01, 2017

But when the two teams met at Quicken Loans Arena, the Cavaliers were looking to make a statement, and they did. Jefferson was among the most popular players in the Cavs locker room, so his departure in favor of Wade wasn't universally accepted. (more...)
England have nothing to fear in World Cup draw, says Hodgson England have nothing to fear in World Cup draw, says Hodgson
- December 01, 2017

Walker, speaking through his partnership with Lidl, said: "It is weird, because it feels like club football now". 'The club rivalry will always exist but I think we have a different situation now, where a lot more of our players have grown up playing together through the age groups. (more...)
Must-see ballet: Goh Ballet's Nutcracker in Vancouver for the ninth year Must-see ballet: Goh Ballet's Nutcracker in Vancouver for the ninth year
- December 01, 2017

Wedged between the famous Chinese, Russian and Arabian dances, and the appearance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, the musicians of the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra will take a pause. As brought to life by our remarkable dancers, The Nutcracker ballet is a joyful celebration of dance, music and the holidays. That's meant 29 years with Dance Arts Studio, being a founding faculty member of the Middle Georgia Youth Ballet plus 20 years as assistant director with Nutcracker of Middle Georgia Inc. (more...)
Pitino sues ULAA for breach of contract over suspension, firing Pitino sues ULAA for breach of contract over suspension, firing
- December 01, 2017

The veteran coach had more than $40 million remaining on his contract, running through the 2025-26 season, but removing him for cause took away any potential buyout. The former Louisville head basketball coach was sacked after it was discovered the university was involved in a pay-for-play scandal that rocked the college basketball scene. (more...)
Beyonce's pregnancy announcement Most Liked Instagram Beyonce's pregnancy announcement Most Liked Instagram
- December 01, 2017

However, regarding just revenue for each Instagram post, Selena Gomez still out-earns him with more than $573,000 per post (£424,000), and Kim Kardashian, who pulls in in excess of $520,000 (£385,000) for her day-to-day posts. Very well deserved, in fairness. A study conducted by Instagram itself reveals that Ronaldo has gained nine million more followers than rival soccer player, Argentinian Lionel Messi. (more...)
Giants willing to take on all of Giancarlo Stanton's contract Giants willing to take on all of Giancarlo Stanton's contract
- November 30, 2017

Stanton has a full no-trade clause and therefore can control his own destiny, to some extent, but the 28-year-old is a California native and the widespread belief is he'd prefer to play close to home if traded this offseason. When looking at the Giants' farm system, Stanton could understandably be cautious as well. The money is a big thing, obviously, but the Giants have an extraordinarily profitable club in recent years. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway named 'opioid czar' of United States Kellyanne Conway named 'opioid czar' of United States
- November 30, 2017

She was also a paid advisor for select candidates, including Mike Pence, Dan Quayle, Newt Gingrich, Fred Thompson and Ted Cruz, before joining forces with Donald Trump toward the end of his presidential campaign. According to BuzzFeed, Sessions emphasized Conway's public relations skills at the news conference, "perhaps signaling an administration push for public service announcements aimed at changing public attitudes toward opioid addiction". (more...)
Mane and Firmino expected to start at Stoke Mane and Firmino expected to start at Stoke
- November 30, 2017

Jurgen Klopp appears to have confirmed Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino will return to the side for Wednesday's visit to Stoke, admitting it is "not completely unlikely" that the pair will start. "We do not rest people, we use our players", stated Klopp. "When we were at Stoke (2-1 win last season) the weather was good". However, in an interview with the club's official website, he spilled the beans behind how boss Jurgen Klopp is prepared to rotate players. (more...)
Promising start for Tiger Woods on latest comeback from injury Promising start for Tiger Woods on latest comeback from injury
- November 30, 2017

Woods' last tournament win came way back in 2013, at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Woods hit several excellent drives and approach shots, made a few lengthy putts, but also had the struggles that might be expected: two chunked chip shots, one wild drive that led to a penalty stroke, a few missed opportunities on the greens. (more...)
Iowa's Jewell named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year Iowa's Jewell named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year
- November 30, 2017

Only Jabril Peppers of MI, in 2016, has won three major individual awards in the same season. It's the second consecutive Offensive Player of the Year honor for the Whitehall High School graduate. -Is tied for No 89 nationally and No. 6 in the Big Ten in receptions per game (4.3). Barkley, Barrett and Taylor (listed alphabetically) are the three finalists for the 2017 Chicago Tribune Silver Football, awarded annually to the league's best player. (more...)
ESPN Eliminating 150 Studio, Production Jobs in Latest Cuts ESPN Eliminating 150 Studio, Production Jobs in Latest Cuts
- November 30, 2017

And the carnage is expected to continue as ESPN struggles to gain traction. While many of those who were part of the layoffs may not be known to sports fans, at least one person had a big impact on on-air personalities at ESPN . The network is also looking to streamline and merge its news operations across all formats and further develop its flagship show, " SportsCenter ", to become more of a digital presence instead of a show with many, many anchors. (more...)
Cisco Systems (CSCO) Lowered to Cisco Systems (CSCO) Lowered to "Sell" at Vetr
- November 30, 2017

This signal is very important in determining the market trend for this stock. Is Cisco Systems, Inc . NYSE:SPGI) shares were trading lower by -0.66 percent ($-1.1) at $164.73 a piece in Wednesday's session. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Thursday, May 19. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 16 by Raymond James. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, August 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. (more...)
PCB seeks USD 70m compensation from BCCI for unplayed cricket series PCB seeks USD 70m compensation from BCCI for unplayed cricket series
- November 30, 2017

PCB have already issued a notice to the International Cricket Council (ICC) regarding the whole matter and has also requested them to to introduce a Dispute Resolution Committee to solve the issues. The agreement was signed, and would only apply, if the Big Three resolutions to revamp cricket were signed off on in June that year. Since global cricket has been suspended in Pakistan, following the attack on Sri Lanka players in 2009, the two planned series were to be staged at a neutral venue. (more...)
Real Madrid target Mauro Icardi worth staggering £176m, says agent
- November 30, 2017

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Despite arrest, Volkan Oezdemir to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 220 Despite arrest, Volkan Oezdemir to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 220
- November 30, 2017

UFC president Dana White told reporters Tuesday he was aware of the pending criminal complaint against Oezdemir, but that he would likely still receive his title shot. Jones remains in limbo while the legal process plays out; his attorneys recently requested and were granted additional time to test supplements. Cormier was re-crowned champion following Jones' anti-doping violation and now he's anxious to resume his title reign with a fight against Oezdemir on January 20 as part of the ... (more...)
Braves trade closer Jim Johnson to Angels Braves trade closer Jim Johnson to Angels
- November 30, 2017

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Rep. Joe Barton won't run for re-election in wake of sexting scandal Rep. Joe Barton won't run for re-election in wake of sexting scandal
- November 30, 2017

Both Barton and the woman said the interactions were consensual, but the woman said she felt deceived and betrayed after she learned about other women Barton was having similar relationships with. Earlier this week, a number of Tarrant County Republicans - including Tarrant County Republican Party Chairman Tim O'Hare and state Sen. "We must hold public officials to a high standard and recent publicized incidents demonstrate those standards were not met", Burton said in a statement Wednesday ... (more...)
Wild claim veteran defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers Wild claim veteran defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers
- November 30, 2017

Suffering from terribly inconsistent play on the blue line, the Wild claimed the 31-year-old Prosser off waivers from the St. Louis Blues on Thursday morning. The Vasteras, Sweden, native was originally drafted by the Blues in the first round, 25th overall, of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He played in 39 games for the club past year, often getting scratched as the 7th defender, but remained a positive, hard working presence both on ice and in the locker room. (more...)
Ole Miss to receive NCAA ruling Friday Ole Miss to receive NCAA ruling Friday
- November 30, 2017

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Antonio Conte unsure over David Luiz's return date after knee injury Antonio Conte unsure over David Luiz's return date after knee injury
- November 30, 2017

Chelsea edged past the Swans in a 1-0 victory, which saw Conte sent to the stands. Conte said: "It is very hard". His current deal at Chelsea expires in 2019 and Antonio Conte is convinced that he won't be a Blue for long. They dominated the game but had to wait until the second half to open the scoring and were unable to find another goal after Antonio Rudiger put them ahead. (more...)
Sergio Garcia in contention after first round of Australian PGA Championship Sergio Garcia in contention after first round of Australian PGA Championship
- November 30, 2017

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Bubble Bills host Patriots before schedule gets easier Bubble Bills host Patriots before schedule gets easier
- November 30, 2017

Officially, Terry and Kim Pegula purchased the Bills in 2014. Or with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady either. The Patriots are 29-5 against the Bills since Belichick was hired in 2000. He's scored two rushing touchdowns as well. The Patriots will be playing in a hostile environment Sunday in Buffalo against the Bills. He's thrown for 300-plus yards in 10 games, with five outings in which he's put up 350-plus passing yards. (more...)
Barcelona identify Chelsea star Willian as alternative to Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho
- November 30, 2017

The Catalan club pursued the 25-year-old last summer, seeing three offers turned down by Liverpool. Ernesto Valverde's side, however, have not been deterred and were given a boost when Coutinho handed in a transfer request. Barcelona's failure to land Coutinho in January will force them to shift their attention towards Willian. Willian has been in and out of Antonio Conte's starting XI this season, but has scored four goals in 20 appearances across all competitions. (more...)
Giants Remain in Contact With Pirates Regarding McCutchen Giants Remain in Contact With Pirates Regarding McCutchen
- November 30, 2017

That would also mean moving Hunter Pence to left field to platoon with Denard Span . With the Los Angeles Dodgers reconsidering their interest in Giancarlo Stanton and potentially swoop in to trade for the slugging outfielder, the Giants are keeping their outfield options open. (more...)