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Champions League: which teams can qualify for the last 16? Champions League: which teams can qualify for the last 16?
- December 05, 2017

It promises to be a cracking, passionate game between two of Europa's top clubs. Already just waiting for the draw of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League , PSG , Bayern , Chelsea , Barcelona , Manchester city , Besiktas, Tottenham Hotspur and real Madrid. (more...)
England's Itoje suffers fractured jaw England's Itoje suffers fractured jaw
- December 05, 2017

Cape Town - Scans have confirmed that Saracens and England forward Maro Itoje fractured his jaw in their Premiership fixture with Harlequins on Sunday. Saracens fears were realised this week when they confirmed the jaw fracture on Tuesday and now Itoje is set to see a specialist to find out the full extent of the damage a possible return date. (more...)
Aaron #!&% Boone? Report says former Yankee will be team's next manager Aaron #!&% Boone? Report says former Yankee will be team's next manager
- December 05, 2017

Cashman recommended Boone to owner Hal Steinbrenner from a pool of six interviewees that included Carlos Beltran, Hensley Meulens, Rob Thomson, Chris Woodward and Eric Wedge. Cashman later said he was concerned over "ability to fully engage, communicate, connect with the playing personnel". Despite the clear importance of a strong manager, the presence of ownership and management will have a big impact on Boone's decision when it comes to the lineup, defensive alignment, etc. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. Weighs in on Tom Brady's Sideline Spat Odell Beckham Jr. Weighs in on Tom Brady's Sideline Spat
- December 05, 2017

The individual took issue with the fact that Brady's reaction was considered to be "passion", while Beckham Jr.'s same "passion" would likely be interpreted differently. Beckham wrote of his critics. Brady has had sideline eruptions at his offensive coaches before. "We've been around each other a lot so I love Josh". (more...)
SL ODI squad for India sent back from Colombo Airport SL ODI squad for India sent back from Colombo Airport
- December 05, 2017

Sadeera Samarawickrama, who is back in action after suffering concussion during the ongoing third Test against India , is also in fray. However, the contest is marred by air pollution issues as the visitors wore masks while playing. Sri Lankan Test side is now in India , playing a 3-match series. "SLC also wishes to state that due to a delay in submitting the list of selected players to the ratification of the Honourable Minister as per the regulations of the Sport Law owing to the long ... (more...)
Mark Cavendish set to compete in Tour de Yorkshire Mark Cavendish set to compete in Tour de Yorkshire
- December 05, 2017

Scarborough was chosen as one of the eight host locations back in September, with Bridlington missing out completely. The women's race, doubles from one, to two days for the 2018 edition and will take place on 3-4 May. On Sunday, May 5, the third stage starts in Richmond and finishes in Scarborough but will include the race's first visit to Filey. "There'll be very little, if any of the routes of those championships, that aren't on roads that have already cycled before, whether that be for ... (more...)
National Football League round-up: Patriots closing in on AFC East title National Football League round-up: Patriots closing in on AFC East title
- December 05, 2017

Brady has won 14 of those games in Buffalo, tying former teammate Drew Bledsoe for the most by a quarterback at the Bills' stadium. The Green Bay Packers beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26-20 thanks to Aaron Jones' touchdown run in overtime, while Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes in the Baltimore Ravens' 44-20 win over the Detroit Lions . (more...)
Messi statue vandalized 2nd time Messi statue vandalized 2nd time
- December 05, 2017

The statue is situated on the banks of the river La Plata which is in the district of Puerto Madero in the capital city of Buenos Aires. The local authorities do not know who the perpetrators are but it is not the first time the statue of the Argentina captain has been damaged by vandals. (more...)
Paul Pogba starts vs. CSKA Moscow; David De Gea, Ibrahimovic rested Paul Pogba starts vs. CSKA Moscow; David De Gea, Ibrahimovic rested
- December 05, 2017

French midfielder Paul Pogba is suspended for the derby with City after he was sent off in United's 3-1 win over Arsenal last weekend and will play against CSKA. We already know that nine of the teams who will feature in the last 16 come from Europe's leading five leagues - Spain, England, Germany, Italy and France - and Mourinho's aforementioned trio will be among them. (more...)
Manchester United confident of completing £50m deal for Tottenham's Danny Rose Manchester United confident of completing £50m deal for Tottenham's Danny Rose
- December 05, 2017

The Rose rumours have been around since last summer, after the defender gave an explosive interview to the Sun . Rose himself is not happy with the turn of events at Tottenham after he was left out of the matchday squads for the derby defeat against Arsenal and the home draw against West Brom on 25 November. (more...)
Irving, Celtics overpower Antetokounmpo Irving, Celtics overpower Antetokounmpo
- December 05, 2017

Showing signs of real progress over their last three games, Milwaukee will hope to build on their recent momentum and test the Boston Celtics in the first matchup between the two teams since the Bucks' acquisition of Eric Bledsoe . They want to win right now, and they should deal any and all draft picks they have to get it done. Boston defeated the Suns a lot harder than it was anticipated as the visitors put up a fight and didn't allow the Celtics to create a bigger advantage throughout ... (more...)
Leon Osman: This could give Everton the edge in clash v Liverpool Leon Osman: This could give Everton the edge in clash v Liverpool
- December 05, 2017

Obviously the club has gone through a hard spell & hopefully I can put that behind us as quickly as possible & start looking upwards again. Allardyce has won five of his seven first Premier League matches in charge of his seven previous clubs. (more...)
Silva extends contract with Manchester City Silva extends contract with Manchester City
- December 05, 2017

Manchester City have provided their fans with the news they've all been waiting for, with David Silva having finally extended his contract. 'He is one of the greatest we've had, David Silva . "He's alongside Thierry Henry , Dennis Bergkamp and Eric Cantona - he's one of the greatest we've ever had in the Premier League". 'I think for me, he is if not the best creative midfielder that we have seen in this league, personally, ' Henry added. (more...)
Raheem Sterling in no rush to discuss new deal with Manchester City? Raheem Sterling in no rush to discuss new deal with Manchester City?
- December 05, 2017

Paper Round's view: There's an air of inevitably about this move, but it's hard to see any deal for Rose materialising in January given that he will be cup-tied in the Champions League. Manchester City star Raheem Sterling reportedly has no intention of opening contract talks as he wants to focus exclusively on football. Sterling now boasts nine Premier League goals in 15 matches this season, while netting a total of 13 thus far across all competitions. (more...)
EPS for Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Expected At $0.69
- December 05, 2017

Zacks downgraded Darden Restaurants, Inc. (GCI) stock showed the move of 0.17% with the closing price of $11.48. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight" on Wednesday, September 27. Commonwealth Equity Serv invested in 24,639 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Group holds 1.89 million shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Altavista Wealth Management Inc sold 16,553 shares as Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI)'s stock rose 13.33%. (more...)
Arsenal had plenty of positives from the Man Utd game Arsenal had plenty of positives from the Man Utd game
- December 05, 2017

The next time Arsenal come against the Manchester United side of Jose Mourinho , it will be at Old Trafford unless there is a cup clash before the end of April when our next Premier League clash with them is due to take place. A number of City fans labelled Pogba subsequently sidelining himself as a karmic occurrence but De Bruyne is keen to keep things simple in the heat of a title battle. (more...)
Vontaze Burfict thinks Antonio Brown faked a diagnosed concussion Vontaze Burfict thinks Antonio Brown faked a diagnosed concussion
- December 05, 2017

He's not popular in Pittsburgh. After the play, Smith-Schuster promptly stood over Burfict and taunted him. Seeing an opportunity to take a free shot at Burfict, Smith-Schuster stuck his helmet into Burfict's jaw on a block, then stood over Burfict when he was down. (more...)
Man Utd keeper De Gea: We're confident we can beat Man City Man Utd keeper De Gea: We're confident we can beat Man City
- December 05, 2017

He then added: "I can make a surprise tomorrow and the one that is unavailable, he plays". Iwobi, however, replaced him, as his introduction meant a change in our formation. Manchester United beat Arsenal this weekend by a 3-1 scoreline that totally belied the action on the field. United's win puts pressure on Manchester City and moves the Red Devils seven points clear of the fourth-placed Gunners. (more...)
Arsenal join Tottenham to chase Real Madrid star, Ceballos Arsenal join Tottenham to chase Real Madrid star, Ceballos
- December 05, 2017

According to the report, Ceballos is not comfortable with his peripheral role at the club. The Spanish starlet rejected a chance to join Juventus this summer in order to sign a five-year deal with Real Madrid last summer, following a scintillating display at the Under-21 European Championship. (more...)
Southwestern Energy (SWN) Cut to "Neutral" at Mizuho
- December 05, 2017

About 18.25M shares traded or 13.43% up from the average. SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) has declined 24.40% since December 3, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.70% the S&P500. Research Global has 32.36M shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Adage Capital Prns Gp Limited Liability owns 100,000 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Warriors star Curry suffers ankle injury Warriors star Curry suffers ankle injury
- December 05, 2017

X-rays were immediately done to check on the extent of the injury, and it came back negative, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Curry ended the night with 34 points, five rebounds and 11 assists. (more...)
Washington Sundar, Thampi, Hooda in India's T20 squad Washington Sundar, Thampi, Hooda in India's T20 squad
- December 05, 2017

Washington Sundar , Deepak Hooda , Basil Thampi and Jaydev Unadkat get their maiden call-up as well as they will feature in the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka which will begin from December 20. Sundar rose to fame during the 2017 edition of Indian Premier League where he claimed eight wickets from 11 games at an economy of 6.16 for the Rising Pune Supergiant franchise and Unadkat snared 24 wickets from 12 matches for the same side. (more...)
Ireland, Apple Agree To Put $15B In Escrow For Tax Dispute Ireland, Apple Agree To Put $15B In Escrow For Tax Dispute
- December 05, 2017

Such tax holidays seem to have actually encouraged the companies to horde the money overseas until they could use it to finance stock buybacks and huge payouts to corporate executives almost tax-free. While it may seem the tax rate Ireland sets for Apple is only their own business, Ireland is also a recipient of aid from the European Union, of which they would need less of if they collected more actual tax from the businesses based there. (more...)
Cesc Fabregas: Chelsea need Manchester City to slip up in title race Cesc Fabregas: Chelsea need Manchester City to slip up in title race
- December 05, 2017

Frank Lampard was mistakenly asked about his playing time alongside Cesc Fabregas at Chelsea during an appearance on BT Sport , and the Englishman replied by saying that they had never even trained together. However, in spite of Lampard retiring from professional football and Fabregas moving to Chelsea, it appears that there is still some lingering resentment between the two. (more...)
Suarez rules out Neymar move Suarez rules out Neymar move
- December 05, 2017

The Brazil worldwide has enjoyed a fine start to life in Ligue 1 with the Paris outfit. Neymar has taken aim at the board in Catalonia, claiming that a great club like Barcelona deserve better than the much-criticised Josep Bartomeu, while Bartomeu himself has hit back at the 25-year-old by insisting that he should have never trusted the former Santos star and his father. (more...)
Oklahoma leading rusher Rodney Anderson hit with protective order Oklahoma leading rusher Rodney Anderson hit with protective order
- December 05, 2017

Oklahoma court records reveal the petition was filed by a female Monday. "A protective order is a civil court order that is created to stop violent and harassing behavior and to protect you and your family from the abuser". Despite not getting significant carries in the first part of the season, Anderson has rushed for 960 yards and 11 touchdowns for the Sooners. As Georgia starts working on its game plan for the College Football Playoff semifinal game against Oklahoma, the Bulldogs ... (more...)
Man City's Kevin De Bruyne: 'Beating Manchester United will not mean anything' Man City's Kevin De Bruyne: 'Beating Manchester United will not mean anything'
- December 05, 2017

With Manchester City looking nigh on unstoppable, United are doing well to maintain some sort of pressure on their neighbours with possibly the biggest Manchester Derby's of all time only days away. The Telegraph highlights the possibility that the FA could make an example out of Pogba if they perceive his applause to have been a sarcastic attempt to undermine referee Andre Marriner. (more...)
Falcons' Desmond Trufant out of concussion protocol, will play vs. Saints Falcons' Desmond Trufant out of concussion protocol, will play vs. Saints
- December 05, 2017

The Atlanta Falcons need a victory here to remain in the thick of the NFC playoff race. He was sidelined three games due to a concussion. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has been at his best against the Saints. Atlanta needs a win on Thursday night to pull within one game of the NFC South leading Saints (9-3). The Falcons are now 7-5 and sit in the seventh spot n the conference. (more...)
Herrera: United close to hitting top gear Herrera: United close to hitting top gear
- December 05, 2017

So we are optimistic of course". Against Southampton I didn't think we could get the victor, but today I did. "Sometimes it is taken for granted that top professionals know everything they need to do, but in reality, it is quite the opposite". (more...)
Mayfield a Heisman Finalist for Second Time Mayfield a Heisman Finalist for Second Time
- December 05, 2017

Jackson's 2017 season has been better than past year with regards to his completion percentage and interception count, but his team's lack of success could be an issue for Heisman voters. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has a new phone number. Bryce Love , RB, Stanford : Despite being slowed by an ankle injury (he missed a game and a half), Stanford junior Bryce Love is second in the country with 1,973 rushing yards for 17 touchdowns on 8.3 yards per carry. (more...)