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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes misses training amid Rangers approach Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes misses training amid Rangers approach
- December 07, 2017

Rangers are expected to finally approach the Dons this week with a view to kicking off negotiations with the 46-year-old about the possibility of succeeding Pedro Caixinha as their next permanent manager. And the report adds that McInnes will now be forced to quit in order to return to the club he played for in the mid-90s. "He said: "[The situation] has not allowed the managers and players to get on with the job in hand, without having this cloud of speculation and having to face the same ... (more...)
Cheteshwar Pujara acknowledges concerns over India's fielding at slips Cheteshwar Pujara acknowledges concerns over India's fielding at slips
- December 07, 2017

Someone like Murali Vijay, who used to be at first slip didn't play due to injury, he didn't play cricket for 6 months. I think he is one of India's best batsmen and has scored a lot of runs in India and even overseas. I have been there in 2010 and 2013. A plausible explanation for India's poor form in the slips could be the fact that they have often rotated players in a catching area that needs teams to identify and stick with specialists. (more...)
Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Heavyweight Title Slugfest Set For UFC 220 Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Heavyweight Title Slugfest Set For UFC 220
- December 07, 2017

The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the UFC had yet to make its plans public. According to MMA Junkie , the UFC is targeting it's January 20th card in Boston for the fight. Miocic has not fought since that May encounter, unable to come to an agreement on a contract renegotiation with the UFC. If booked, Miocic-Ngannou would be added as the second UFC 220 title fight. (more...)
Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick
- December 07, 2017

The Oakland Raiders ground game is averaging 93.3 yards per contest, and Marshawn Lynch leads the way with 558 yards and six touchdowns. Kansas City just came from a 38-31 loss to the New York Jets in which Alex Smith completed 19 of 33 passes for 366 yards and four touchdowns, and ran for 70 yards. (more...)
No. 9 Notre Dame looks to stay flawless at home No. 9 Notre Dame looks to stay flawless at home
- December 07, 2017

Here's the most enjoyable video of the shot, with sound that gives you the full depth of Irish shock. Ball State had the ball with 24 seconds left in a tie game. Ball State , meanwhile, relies on a deep bench to provide breaks for its starting lineup. "All the hard work, all the prayers, everything's paying off", Geben said in the postgame press conference after raising his season averages to 8.8 points and 5.5 rebounds. (more...)
Met Éireann issues snow-ice warning for country Met Éireann issues snow-ice warning for country
- December 07, 2017

The status yellow warning is in effect from 4pm Thursday, and remains in place until the same time on Friday. Met Éireann has issued the status yellow wind warning for Donegal , Galway , Leitrim , Mayo , Sligo , Clare and Kerry . "Any sudden change in weather conditions, be it snow, ice or heavy rainfall can have a serious impact on traffic across affected areas. The showers will also turn increasingly wintry later in the afternoon and evening, with snow accumulations possible", they ... (more...)
Ronda Rousey's Appears Headed to the WWE Ronda Rousey's Appears Headed to the WWE
- December 07, 2017

According to two sources speaking with USA Today , Rousey is finalizing details of her move to WWE . Rousey appeared at WrestleMania 31 and was spotted in the crowd during WWE's Mae Young Classic tournament. Ahead of her defeat to Holly Holm in Australia in 2015 and coming off six straight UFC victories, she was one of the hottest commodities in sports, in high demand for photo shoots, endorsements and movies. (more...)
Mariners acquire $1 million in global slot money from the Twins Mariners acquire $1 million in global slot money from the Twins
- December 07, 2017

On Wednesday evening, shortly after holding a conference call with local media in preparation for next week's Major League Baseball Winter Meetings where he would not discuss the Japanese phenom, Dipoto made a trade with the Twins to acquire additional worldwide bonus pool dollars to enhance the possible bonus for Ohtani. (more...)
Liverpool, Sevilla, Oporto y Shakhtar completan los octavos de la Champions Liverpool, Sevilla, Oporto y Shakhtar completan los octavos de la Champions
- December 07, 2017

El sorteo de los octavos de final de la Champions League se realizará el próximo lunes once de diciembre en Nyon. Habrá dos bombos en la sede de la UEFA , uno con los ocho primeros de grupo y otro con los ocho segundos, y habrá dos restricciones: ningún club podrá enfrentarse a su rival de la fase de grupos ni a un equipo de su mismo país. (more...)
CSKA Moscow and Qarabag out of UEFA Champions League CSKA Moscow and Qarabag out of UEFA Champions League
- December 07, 2017

Juventus and Basel also completed their passage to the next round, joining Barcelona , Besiktas, Manchester City , Tottenham , Manchester United , PSG and Roma who qualified as group winners , and Real Madrid , Bayern Munich , Chelsea , Juventus and Basel as runners up. (more...)
Stokes and Hales in England one-day squad for Australia Stokes and Hales in England one-day squad for Australia
- December 07, 2017

The England Cricket Board has said Stokes will remain suspended pending the police investigation. British detectives late last month passed a file to the Crown Prosecution Service for a decision, but there has been no word since. England coach Trevor Bayliss is expecting the selection to cop plenty of attention. On whether Stokes will actually be available or not, Bayliss said: " I've got absolutely no idea. (more...)
Pep Guardiola anxious for next week's Premier League derby clash Pep Guardiola anxious for next week's Premier League derby clash
- December 07, 2017

West Ham , who have won only twice all season, sit 19th - three points behind West Bromwich Albion in 17th. Our pace and pass were quicker and better. I thought his decision making, when to come out and when to hold his position, he identifies it, releases himself and just tidies up nicely. "I think there are ways to play against them, I think they've got weaknesses". (more...)
Florida State introduces Willie Taggart as new head coach Florida State introduces Willie Taggart as new head coach
- December 07, 2017

But under Taggart's guidance, the Hilltoppers went 2-10 in their new coach's first season, then 7-5 in both 2011 and 2012. Ultimately, the pull of coaching the team who grew up rooting for just over 300 miles to the southeast of Tallahassee was too much to ignore as he signed a deal to become the next head coach of FSU football . (more...)
Russian Federation banned from Olympics Russian Federation banned from Olympics
- December 07, 2017

He also suggested the move was political, and that Moscow was partly to blame for providing the IOC with a convenient pretext to ban its Olympic team. Speaking to reporters after a speech to automobile plant workers in Nizhny Novgorod where he announced he would run for a fourth presidential term next year, Putin said the International Olympic Committee decision was politically motivated. (more...)
Ravens S Eric Weddle named AFC Defensive Player of the Week Ravens S Eric Weddle named AFC Defensive Player of the Week
- December 07, 2017

The crucial victory drastically improved the Ravens' odds of securing a Wild Card spot in the upcoming playoffs. The Baltimore Ravens have split their last six road games. Tierney has been crushing the books on these picks for two years now, going an astonishing 45-20 on National Football League over-unders since the start of last season. (more...)
Spurs forward Kyle Anderson to miss multiple weeks with MCL sprain Spurs forward Kyle Anderson to miss multiple weeks with MCL sprain
- December 07, 2017

He's a pretty unique dude . "I feel good", Leonard said on Monday, via ESPN . "He doesn't want to be sitting there". "A lot of people stepped up in the process, and it's going to be great for us in the long run". Popovich said Leonard practiced with the team prior to its December 1 win at Memphis. He said the injury, which was due to "wear and tear", began to bother him in the offseason. (more...)
Warren Moon Accused of Sexually Assaulting, Harassing, Drugging Assistant Warren Moon Accused of Sexually Assaulting, Harassing, Drugging Assistant
- December 07, 2017

Moon is an employee of the Seattle Seahawks , whose games are broadcast on 710 ESPN Seattle and KIRO Radio. He's best known for putting up record passing numbers with the then Houston Oilers from 1984-1993, but also starred for Minnesota, Seattle and Kansas City during a career that eventually landed him in Canton back in 2006 . (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton Trade Offer from Giants Reportedly Revealed Giancarlo Stanton Trade Offer from Giants Reportedly Revealed
- December 07, 2017

Nearly all of them have revolved around the Giants , Cardinals , and Dodgers and the likelihood of each team acquiring the Miami slugger. This means that it wouldn't make sense for a team to take on the entire contract as well as include top prospects. (more...)
Rogers considering sale of baseball's Blue Jays, stake in Cogeco Rogers considering sale of baseball's Blue Jays, stake in Cogeco
- December 07, 2017

The almost-30-year-old has some things necessary to do business in Toronto, like a retractable roof, but it sounds like the Blue Jays ownership and management has concluded conversion to a grass field would be too much of a technical challenge, and the cost of a more generalized upgrade is high. (more...)
Newborn baby wrongly declared dead by hospital, passes away Newborn baby wrongly declared dead by hospital, passes away
- December 07, 2017

Last Friday, allegations had emerged that the hospital handed over twins it had declared dead to the family in "polythene packets" and that one of the babies turned out to be alive while being taken to the cremation ground. "We wish them the strength to cope with their loss", a Max statement said. Max hospital has already sacked two doctors - A.P. Mehta and Vishal Gupta. (more...)
N'Zonzi denies Arsenal move N'Zonzi denies Arsenal move
- December 07, 2017

However, the 28-year-old's relationship with Sevilla appears to have deteriorated since he was denied a summer switch to reigning Serie A champions Juventus . Sevilla President Jose Castro accepts Steven N'Zonzi could leave in January but 'if not, he has two-and-a-half years left...' "While it's true that I am in London, it has nothing to do with football". (more...)
World Cup draws a slow start, but strengthens later World Cup draws a slow start, but strengthens later
- December 06, 2017

Tunisia and debutant Panama complete this group. "We've been good at writing teams off and then getting beat. We've got to be prepared for every game", said England manager Gareth Southgate. Holders Germany will open their bid for a fifth title against dark horses Mexico , with Sweden, conquerors of Italy in last month's playoffs, and South Korea also in Group F. (more...)
Santos wary of Portugal's group draw Santos wary of Portugal's group draw
- December 06, 2017

Spain , the 2010 winners, will meet Iberian rivals Portugal as well as Morocco and Iran in Group B following the ceremony that was staged at the Kremlin in Moscow . "It is going to be one of those games with no secrets", said Martinez, a former Everton manager. "That brings that competitive level". France and their potent strikeforce featuring Antoine Griezmann and teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe will play Australia , Peru and Denmark in Group C. (more...)
Roger Goodell signs contract extension as National Football League commissioner, per report Roger Goodell signs contract extension as National Football League commissioner, per report
- December 06, 2017

Goodell's new deal, which runs through 2024, had been a contentious issue throughout the 2017 season. Goodell's tenure has been noted by other major controversies such as the league's handling of head injuries and punishments over domestic abuse and other crimes. (more...)
Twins will extend protective netting down foul lines at Target Field Twins will extend protective netting down foul lines at Target Field
- December 06, 2017

The team added extra netting across homeplate sections before the 2016 season, following recommendations set by Major League Baseball . Additionally, the Twins will extend the netting beyond the dugouts down both foul lines covering the entire Dugout Box seating area (Sections 1-17). (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Ares Management, LP (NYSE:ARES) After Last Week?
- December 06, 2017

About 999,755 shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.39% the S&P500. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC boosted its position in Ares Capital Co. The NASDAQ-listed company saw a recent bid of $16.10 on volume of 2.27 million shares. Therefore 70% are positive. Ares Capital had 3 analyst reports since April 12, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. (more...)
Aaron Boone introduced as New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone introduced as New York Yankees manager
- December 06, 2017

Individuals who have personal ties to Boone, that could come up in talks to coach include Jason Giambi, who was a spring training hitting instructor with the Indians in 2017 ; John Flaherty, whom Boone played with on the 2003 Yankees and has expressed an interest in getting back on the field; Robin Ventura, another ex-teammate of Boone, who managed the White Sox for four seasons and Eric Wedge, who Boone played for with the Indians from 2005-06. (more...)
Reid suspends Peters from Raiders game Reid suspends Peters from Raiders game
- December 06, 2017

During the game, Peters received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after throwing an official's flag into the stands following a call late in the contest. When the Raiders and Chiefs played on October 19 in Oakland, Peters drew the ire of Raiders offensive lineman for his hit on quarterback Derek Carr , a play in which he was called for unnecessary roughness. (more...)
Liverpool starlet Brewster dragged away after Spartak clash Liverpool starlet Brewster dragged away after Spartak clash
- December 06, 2017

Brewster, the Golden Boot victor at the Under-17 World Cup in October, was incensed after being targeted by a Spartak defender during Liverpool's 2-0 win and had to be dragged away by team-mates and staff on the final whistle. Speaking to Liverpool's official club website about squad selection, he said: "We had to put Bobby Adekanye on the bench in the last game, and he didn't deserve to be on the bench". (more...)
Mourinho promises ´more chances´ for Shaw after strong display Mourinho promises ´more chances´ for Shaw after strong display
- December 06, 2017

While the Red Devils had Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford to thank for the goals that ensured they topped the group, it was the left-back's surprise inclusion in the starting XI that set tongues wagging at Old Trafford . "I was satisfied with his performance". Shaw has found opportunities very hard to come by at United under Mourinho, who has publicly criticised the defender previously. (more...)

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