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Cleveland Browns fire executive Vice President Sashi Brown Cleveland Browns fire executive Vice President Sashi Brown
- December 07, 2017

Brown, who was named the team's top executive by owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam during an overhaul following the 2015 season, was relieved of his duties on Thursday. The low point of Brown's 23-month tenure as the top football executive likely occurred on Halloween, when a failed trade with the Cincinnati Bengals resulted in the Browns getting widely criticized for not getting their paperwork sent prior to the league's 4 p.m. (more...)
Bradley Beal gets championship-like celebration after dropping career-high 51 points Bradley Beal gets championship-like celebration after dropping career-high 51 points
- December 07, 2017

Paul George scored 21 points, Steven Adams had 20 points and nine rebounds and Carmelo Anthony added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Thunder, who won their third straight. The Wizards look to bounce back from their biggest loss of the season when they take on the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at the Moda Center. The Blazers certainly don't want to give up another 123 points like they did at home to New Orleans their last time out. (more...)
Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent USA at Olympics, not Trump
- December 07, 2017

Vonn claimed her gold medal in the downhill at the 2010 Vancouver Games and also added a bronze medal in the super-G despite battling a nasty bone bruise on her shin. "Absolutely not", Vonn told MacFarlane. "No". "I have to win to be invited. No, actually I think every US team member is invited.so no, I won't go". (more...)
Brussels loses #Euro2020 matches to Wembley Brussels loses #Euro2020 matches to Wembley
- December 07, 2017

The Eurostadium in Brussels was due to host four group matches and one Last 16 game, but it won't be ready in time so those matches have been reassigned to Wembley Stadium in London. It's an honour to be one of the 12 nations that will play a part in this prestigious "EURO for Europe" tournament and I would like to thank the UEFA Executive Committee for giving us the opportunity to stage these games. (more...)
Teen ski racer dies in hospital after Lake Louise crash Teen ski racer dies in hospital after Lake Louise crash
- December 07, 2017

Banff EMS and ski patrol worked for almost 30 minutes to stabilize the youth before being airlifted to Foothills hospital in Calgary in serious, life-threatening condition. "It's easy to forget just how risky ski racing can be", said Higgins, himself a former NorAm and NCAA skier. " The FIS alpine family is once again affected by a tragic loss. (more...)
No. 2 Kansas handed first defeat of season by Washington No. 2 Kansas handed first defeat of season by Washington
- December 07, 2017

His back-to-back 35-point explosions marked the first time since 1970 that a KU player scored 35 points or more in consecutive games. On the year, the Jayhawks are scoring 91.9 points per game. The Washington Huskies have upset on their minds.Washington knows this is a home away from home game for the Jayhawks , but are going to flex their Pac-12 muscle. (more...)
Around the NHL: Simmonds leads Flyers as they double up Oilers Around the NHL: Simmonds leads Flyers as they double up Oilers
- December 07, 2017

Jordan Weal , Dale Weise and Michael Raffl also scored for the Flyers (10-11-7), who won consecutive games for only the second time this season, coming on the heels of a 10-game losing skid. "I thought we had some good looks in the third, but couldn't capitalize". Weal had a different perspective on the goal. "Our forecheck was really good tonight in the neutral zone", Weal said. (more...)
Gus Malzahn Agrees to New Deal to Stay at Auburn Gus Malzahn Agrees to New Deal to Stay at Auburn
- December 07, 2017

Auburn was ranked second in the CFP poll but managed only 259 yards after piling up 488 in its November 11 rout of the Bulldogs. Jarrett Stidham capped the opening possession with s 6-yard scoring pass to Nate Craig-Myers, and Auburn pushed into position to extend its lead early in the second quarter. (more...)
GSP Doesn't Think He'll Fight At Middleweight Again GSP Doesn't Think He'll Fight At Middleweight Again
- December 07, 2017

Even with a clause written into his contract from the UFC that demanded he defend against interim champ Robert Whittaker, many expected him to win the belt and then drop it to return to the 170 pound weight class he spent his entire fighting career in. (more...)
The pots for Champions League last 16, first and second leg dates The pots for Champions League last 16, first and second leg dates
- December 07, 2017

United still sit eight points behind local rivals Manchester City in the Premier League, but could cut the gap in a crucial derby at Old Trafford on Sunday. Liverpool: Bayern Munich, FC Basel, FC Porto, Juventus , Real Madrid , Shakhtar Donetsk. It is also not possible for teams from the same country to be drawn against each other in this round. (more...)
Ranveer turns quirky policeman for upcoming film 'Simmba' Ranveer turns quirky policeman for upcoming film 'Simmba'
- December 07, 2017

Ranveer on the poster looks like a true tapori cop with bright red vest peeping out of the uniform, bright red sunglasses and a silver chain. The release date of SRK's film, directed by Aanand L Rai and also starring Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, had been announced for Christmas, but now it's not clear if they would release on 21 or 28. (more...)
Rafael Palmeiro, 53, working on Major League Baseball return
- December 07, 2017

Despite the solid production that the 40-year-old had for over 20 seasons for the Chicago Cubs , Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles , his career ended unceremoniously. A return may offer an opportunity for Palmeiro to clear his name. Julio Franco became the oldest regular player in the league when he played 55 games for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets in 2007 at the age of 49, hitting.222/.321/.289 with a home run and 16 RBI. (more...)
Real Madrid still searching for best form despite Dortmund win - Zidane
- December 07, 2017

Madrid's possible opponents in Monday's UCL round-of-16 draw are Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Roma, or Besiktas. "We will find a solution", Zidane said. "[Midfielder Marcos] Llorente knows this position, has played there before, we will see". On Keylor Navas' future, Zidane said that he was happy with the keeper's performance. (more...)
Pacers rally to beat Bulls Pacers rally to beat Bulls
- December 07, 2017

Pacers: Indiana's 39 points at halftime was a season low. But Indy's smothering defense in the game's final possession forced the Chicago to settle for a fading three-pointer as a Hail Mary attempt for the game. All five Pacers starters finished in double figures in the victory. Bojan Bogdanovic had 17 points for IN (14-11), and Darren Collison finished with 14. (more...)
Arsenal boss provides crucial injury update on German global Arsenal boss provides crucial injury update on German global
- December 07, 2017

Shkodran Mustafi picked up a thigh injury during the defeat to Manchester United last weekend so he's been ruled out but the German would have been rested even if fit. Having booked their place to the knock-out stage of the competition and with assurance of finishing as group leaders, Arsene Wenger will be expected to give some fringe players a chance to prove their worth in the outing. (more...)
Manchester United vs Manchester City: Why I want Pogba to play - Guardiola Manchester United vs Manchester City: Why I want Pogba to play - Guardiola
- December 07, 2017

He was however, full of praise for his goal keeper David De Gea who pulled off a string of spectacular saves to keep United in front and in the hunt for the Premier League title. "It was a brilliant performance from the team, defensively and on the counter attack we killed them, so we're really happy with the three points". For Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who has had an often fractious relationship with Mourinho, there was pride in the way his side recovered from a horror start but ... (more...)
Latest Analysts Reports: Deere & Company (DE), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- December 07, 2017

Float is the proportion of issued also outstanding shares that can be liberally traded, nothing like locked-up insider holdings or restricted employee shares. Therefore 32% are positive. The company's revenue was down.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that International Business Machines will post 13.8 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Saquon Barkley named college football's 'most versatile' player Saquon Barkley named college football's 'most versatile' player
- December 07, 2017

I have to give a lot of the credit to my teammates and coaches; they are the reason that I am in position to win this award and I could not have done it without them. In addition, he has caught 47 passes for 594 yards and three scores and has served as a deadly kick returner, racking up 426 kickoff return yards while reaching the end zone twice. (more...)
HWL: India defeat Belgium 3-2 in thrilling penalty shoot-out, enter semis HWL: India defeat Belgium 3-2 in thrilling penalty shoot-out, enter semis
- December 07, 2017

It was a thriller as Rio Olympics silver medalists Belgium bounced back thrice in the regulation time to make it 3-3 at the full-time whistle. Just a minute after the change of ends, Gurjant gave India the lead, pushing in a ball from goalmouth melee after Sunil's initial reverse shot was saved by the Belgian goalkeeper. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc
- December 07, 2017

About 4.70M shares traded or 63.83% up from the average. More important recent Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Why You Should Buy Adobe Systems Incorporated Stock" on November 10, 2017, also Investorplace.com published article titled: "You'll Have to Pay Up for Adobe Systems Incorporated ", Investorplace.com published: "Why Adobe Systems Incorporated Stock Is up and Still Going Strong" on November 17, 2017. (more...)
Analysts See UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Rising 7.5%
- December 07, 2017

Bb&T Corp decreased Unitedhealth ( UNH ) stake by 3.01% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Altisource Residential Corp now has $576.17M valuation. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $39.45. At the time of writing, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH ) has a Piotroski F-Score of 7. UBS reaffirmed an "overweight" rating on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. (more...)
Nigel Adkins appointed as new head coach of Hull City Nigel Adkins appointed as new head coach of Hull City
- December 07, 2017

The Russian is replaced by Adkins, who takes on a full-time managerial role for the first time since being sacked by Sheffield United, then in League One, in May of past year. Adkins takes up the reins in Humberside with Hull languishing perilously close to the relegation zone in England's second tier. Hull had expected to mount a serious title challenge to try and gain an immediate promotion back to the Premier League after their relegation from the top flight last season. (more...)
Ballon d'Or 2017: and Pelé bets are on ... Cristiano Ronaldo ! Ballon d'Or 2017: and Pelé bets are on ... Cristiano Ronaldo !
- December 07, 2017

The boots also include the numbers 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016 - the years Ronaldo has previously won the award - as well as 2017, implying he is in line for another trophy. An earlier report had even stated that the Portuguese superstar would receive the award from David Ginola on top of the Eiffel tower and it seems like that report coupled with the leaked images have all but confirmed tonight's victor. (more...)
Streaking Capitals host slumping Blackhawks Streaking Capitals host slumping Blackhawks
- December 07, 2017

Nicklas Backstrom , who had a goal and two assists, Wilson and Alex Ovechkin , who scored his National Hockey League leading 21st goal, tallied in a span of 3:28 in the second half of the first frame. It was Chicago's fourth consecutive loss (0-2-2), after going 4-0-1 in the previous five games. "It's a different story every night", Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith said. (more...)
Louis Oosthuizen WDs from Joburg Open because of freak injury Louis Oosthuizen WDs from Joburg Open because of freak injury
- December 07, 2017

She's healthy again, so I'm looking forward to playing a lot more than I did a year ago. The other South African to look out for in the tournament is Dylan Frittelli, who has never played at Bushwillow before. "I didn't want to tee off and then have to withdraw after one hole, and take someone else's spot", said Oosthuizen, who would have been one of the favourites to win this week. (more...)
Minnesota Timberwolves game preview: December 6 at Los Angeles Clippers Minnesota Timberwolves game preview: December 6 at Los Angeles Clippers
- December 07, 2017

The second came on a jump shot from the baseline. The Timberwolves shot 54.9 percent from the floor. LOS ANGELES - In the wake of perhaps their ugliest loss of the season, the Timberwolves eked out a 113-107 win over the Clippers on Wednesday night at the Staples Center , their second victory over the Clippers in the past four days. (more...)
Wenger rules out Sanchez, Ozil exits in January Wenger rules out Sanchez, Ozil exits in January
- December 07, 2017

Ozil, who is now on a weekly wage of £140,000, is likely to demand a significant wage hike alongside a huge signing-on fee in order to prolong his Gunners stay beyond the summer. However, that doesn't always seem to be the case with the Premier League giants looking to sign one of their top targets in January itself rather than wait till next season and potentially lose out on the prospect. (more...)
Chris Hogan returns to practice after missing four games Chris Hogan returns to practice after missing four games
- December 07, 2017

Hogan's return would be welcome news for the Patriots, as they will be without tight end Rob Gronkowski , who is serving a one-game National Football League suspension for his late hit on Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White. The reasons for Butler and Wise sitting out are unclear. Because the Patriots are playing on Monday night, they will not be required to release an injury report until Thursday. (more...)
Oakland A's plan to build new ballpark comes to a halt Oakland A's plan to build new ballpark comes to a halt
- December 07, 2017

The A's were in conversations around building a stadium on a 13-acre property owned by the Peralta Community College District, but apparently the negotiations broke down rather abruptly. But the team had always faced an uphill battle in choosing the site at Laney. The Lake Merritt channel near the district offices site. And while there's support in the general Oakland community for a Laney College location, administrators and students overwhelmingly voted against it . (more...)
Manchester United transfer report Manchester United transfer report
- December 07, 2017

UNITED have reportedly been offered Inter Milan's Joao Mario in a straight swap deal for Juan Mata . United are also interested in Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, although he is believed to favour a move to Juventus. The Spaniard is inside the final year of his current deal, though United are expected to trigger a new 12 month extension. As for Mkhitaryan, the issue remains his nationality, as his arrival would block that of Ramires, with only one non-EU spot left in Inter's squad. (more...)

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