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Sheffield United vs Bristol City
- December 09, 2017

So how to the teams line up in their crucial encounter? Robins manager Lee Johnson will check to see if winger Jamie Paterson will be fit for tonight's game. Duffy - who dropped out of the game at one point to be a scaffolder before fighting his way back up from non-league football - went close to giving United the lead but once again the woodwork denied him. (more...)
Manchester United best and worst case scenario for Champions League knockout stage Manchester United best and worst case scenario for Champions League knockout stage
- December 09, 2017

The La Liga giants began the season under scrutiny after a hectic summer transfer window in which they lost Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain before failing to convince Liverpool to part ways with Philippe Coutinho. Group winners will be drawn against group runners up . This was not the first time that five from the same country had contested fixtures in the group stage. (more...)
Wild Win OT Thriller In Anaheim 3-2 Wild Win OT Thriller In Anaheim 3-2
- December 09, 2017

The Wild took a 2-1 lead 16:58 into the second when Mitchell looped around teammate Marcus Foligno and two Ducks to flick in a loose puck. Charlie Coyle will take the spot of Granlund, who will play alongside Eric Staal and Nino Niederreiter . (more...)
Leicester Boss Puel: Fantastic Ndidi Has Great Potential Leicester Boss Puel: Fantastic Ndidi Has Great Potential
- December 09, 2017

Newcastle United will be at home this weekend as they take on Leicester City at St James Park . As far as results are concerned, I am going to predict that Newcastle United will win this game. Leicester's poor start to the campaign saw the axe wielded over Craig Shakespeare and theformer Southampton man being brought in as his replacement, and life for Puel has started well with the2-0 defeat to Pep Guardiola's men the only blemish on an otherwise unbeaten record. (more...)
Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza win ITF player of the year awards
- December 09, 2017

Open to take his grand slam haul to 16, three behind Roger Federer who also won two of the year's majors after returning from injury. The ITF World Champions will receive their awards at the 2018 ITF World Champions Dinner on Tuesday 5 June, in Paris, during Roland Garros. (more...)
Chris Bosh's Mom Reportedly Named A Suspect In Drug Trafficking Investigation Chris Bosh's Mom Reportedly Named A Suspect In Drug Trafficking Investigation
- December 09, 2017

A Texas home where Bosh's mother, Freida , allegedly lives, was raided by members of the Desoto Police Department Friday (Dec. 8). Freida has previously served as CEO of her son's charity, the Chris Bosh Foundation. Chris is not suspected of any wrongdoing and his only real connection is the fact he owns the property. Unclear at this point. Bosh is not believed to have anything to do with the drug activity, TMZ said, quoting an unnamed law enforcement source as saying, "We don't ... (more...)
Rain & snow likely to hit India-SL 1st ODI in Dharamsala Rain & snow likely to hit India-SL 1st ODI in Dharamsala
- December 09, 2017

India are heading into the ODI series on the back of a 1-0 win in the recently-concluded three-match Test rubber. For Sri Lanka , Kusal Perera and Asela Gunaratne is returning to the team after recovering from injuries and a lot will depend on these players. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao makes rank of full Colonel in the Philippines Army
- December 09, 2017

Former six-weight world boxing champion has been promoted to full Colonel of the Philippines Army. And it seems that Pacquiao wants to be the man to be the UFC Lightweight champion's second opponent in the squared circle. The 38-year-old Pacquiao first hinted at a fight with McGregor when he posted messages to the Irish star on Twitter and Instagram saying, "Happy Thanksgiving!" Pacquiao said that his next fight would have to take place during the Phillippines' Senate recess; he is a ... (more...)
Pochettino seeks new dynamic for Tottenham Pochettino seeks new dynamic for Tottenham
- December 09, 2017

Chairman Daniel Levy often leaves transfer business until the final days of the window and Pochettino believes this has proved costly. Tottenham might have broken their transfer record in signing Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez for £40m, as well as back-up striker Fernando Llorente , in the summer window, but their squad looks light compared to their big-spending rivals. (more...)
Nuggets Overcome 14-Point First Quarter To Beat Magic Nuggets Overcome 14-Point First Quarter To Beat Magic
- December 09, 2017

Now in the concussion protocol, Gordon will likely miss Saturday's game against the Hawks. Orlando already has Terrence Ross on the shelf, which would mean more time for Jonathon Simmons and Mario Hezonja in his absence, as rookie Jonathan Isaac also sits tonight's game with an ankle injury of his own. (more...)
Conte explains why he is surprised West Ham have struggled Conte explains why he is surprised West Ham have struggled
- December 09, 2017

After a bit of an up and down start to the season, Chelsea have won six of their last seven league matches with the only other result being a draw away to Liverpool. Chelsea have experienced a stuttering start to their title defence, losing three of their opening 15 games after only suffering five defeats throughout the whole of last season. (more...)
Sam Warburton ruled out of Wales' Six Nations campaign Sam Warburton ruled out of Wales' Six Nations campaign
- December 09, 2017

Warburton was initially slated for a return to action in February, around the start of the Six Nations Championship, but suggested recently that he may take the whole season off. But Warburton and the Welsh Rugby Union decided that when he returns he should do so free of all aches and pains, so he had a knee operated on. It's a big blow to his club but also to Warren Gatland as Wales prepare for the Six Nations which get underway in less than two months. (more...)
Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper game-time decision for Kansas City Chiefs Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper game-time decision for Kansas City Chiefs
- December 09, 2017

ALAMEDA, Calif. - Oakland Raiders receiver Amari Cooper , who had not practiced since suffering a sprained left ankle and concussion on November 26, was listed as questionable to play Sunday at the Kansas City Chiefs after practicing in a limited fashion on Friday. (more...)
Azpilicueta wary of Chelsea chop Azpilicueta wary of Chelsea chop
- December 09, 2017

The 48-year-old told reporters: "I think for every player I try to protect every player". 'But I would try to beat that mark, and I'm pleased for the number of games because I know it's hard. "Real Madrid, the current champions, also finished second". As such, the Blues will now get a more hard draw in the next round of the competition. Azpilicueta has indeed been one of the mainstays behind Chelsea's success in recent times. (more...)
Pacers snap Cavaliers 13-game win streak 106-102
- December 09, 2017

The two teams meet again January 12 in IN and again to conclude the season series in Cleveland on January 26. This is Cleveland's first loss since the Rockets beat them November 9. They have lost five straight. Markkanen made half of Chicago's six three-pointers, and the Bulls (4-20) held on in a back-and-forth game that featured 17 lead changes and 20 ties. (more...)
UGA's James Coley, FSU's Dameyune Craig expected to join Texas A&M staff UGA's James Coley, FSU's Dameyune Craig expected to join Texas A&M staff
- December 09, 2017

The length and financial terms of Coley's new deal were not immediately available. Coley has a number of ties to the South Florida area. He's involved with several top prospects in this cycle, including five-star cornerback Tyson Campbell. Louisiana-Monroe. The Volunteers have hired Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt as their next head coach over current UGA defensive coordinator Mel Tucker. (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Toll Brothers (TOL) to Hold
- December 09, 2017

It has underperformed by 8.11% the S&P500. Toll Brothers, Inc ., together with its subsidiaries, designs, builds, markets, and arranges finance for detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities. Chevy Chase Tru Inc accumulated 1.05 million shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec stated it has 298,715 shares. Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to hold Discover Financial Services (DFS)'s shares projecting a $73.91 target price. (more...)
Kyrie Irving's 23 points helps lift Boston to victory on Wednesday Kyrie Irving's 23 points helps lift Boston to victory on Wednesday
- December 09, 2017

As of now, there's no word of an imminent release of this colorway. Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and Al Horford finished with 20, nine rebounds and eight assists as Boston shot over 50 percent from the floor for the fifth straight time in a 111-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday. (more...)
Baltimore's Terrell Suggs becomes face of Steelers-Ravens rivalry Baltimore's Terrell Suggs becomes face of Steelers-Ravens rivalry
- December 09, 2017

That's not unlike James Harrison, who has more sacks against the Ravens (16) than any other team. The Vikings rushed for 169 yards against the Ravens in Williams' return on October 22, but since then Baltimore hasn't allowed an opponent to rush for 100 yards in five consecutive games. (more...)
Mississippi State Hires Bob Shoop as Defensive Coordinator Mississippi State Hires Bob Shoop as Defensive Coordinator
- December 09, 2017

Like Moorhead, Shoop has a background in small college football. The 51-year-old Shoop served as the DC at Tennessee for the past two years. Shoop has five seasons of SEC experience, three at Vanderbilt and the last two at Tennessee. From 2011-2015, his defenses at each school ranked in the top 25 nationally in total defense. He has also coached defenses at Vanderbilt and Penn State and was the head coach for Columbia University from 2003-2005. (more...)
The Getty Center Museum Built to Withstand Massive Fire Threat The Getty Center Museum Built to Withstand Massive Fire Threat
- December 09, 2017

They're getting close to the Getty Center , home to countless historic artifacts. ARTnews has reached out to institutions and galleries in areas affected by the crisis and will update this story with reports. As of Wednesday night, the fire had moved further east, away from the Getty. But we also maintain the brush, so that we don't have combustible materials. (more...)
Al Franken Victim Leeann Tweeden Responds to Democrat's Resignation Al Franken Victim Leeann Tweeden Responds to Democrat's Resignation
- December 09, 2017

He says some charges against him are untrue and that he remembers other differently than his accusers do. "But he's trying to shift the blame and the attention from himself and say, 'Well, what they did maybe in comparison (to) what I did isn't so bad'". (more...)
Yankees, Brian Cashman finalizing five-year, $25 million extension Yankees, Brian Cashman finalizing five-year, $25 million extension
- December 09, 2017

Under Cashman, who became the team's GM in 1998, the Yankees have won five World Series and seven AL pennants. And now, it's even clearer that Cashman himself isn't leaving the Bronx anytime soon. Cashman led an overhaul of the Yankees' prospect pool in recent years, which led to the emergence of several young stars, including reigning American League Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge, catcher Gary Sanchez and starting pitcher Luis Severino. (more...)
Lions getting healthy? Stafford 'progressing', Lang, Swanson, Ansah practice Lions getting healthy? Stafford 'progressing', Lang, Swanson, Ansah practice
- December 09, 2017

Stafford attempted an assortment of short passes Thursday and was mostly crisp with his throws. In 2011, Stafford threw nine interceptions in three games with a broken right index finger as the Lions went 1-2. Besides Stafford, the Lions have seven starters or key contributors listed as questionable, including punter Sam Martin , running back Ameer Abdullah , center Travis Swanson , right guard T.J. (more...)
Injured Moreno could be out until the new year Injured Moreno could be out until the new year
- December 09, 2017

He is subjected to far more scrutiny than any other player but some of the criticism levelled at him has been over the top. The left back is to visit another specialist next week when the injury he suffered in the 7-0 Champions League victory against Spartak Moscow in midweek will be assessed again. (more...)
GHSA Postpones Warner Robins state championship game GHSA Postpones Warner Robins state championship game
- December 09, 2017

The GHSA will push the postponed games back a week, to December 15 and 16. Rome was scheduled to play Warner Robins in the 5A title game and Lee County was scheduled to play Coffee in the 6A title game Friday night. The Saturday morning game between Clinch and Irwin was also postponed. Additionally, the Clinch vs. Irwin game will be played at Irwin County. Two championship games - Class A private and Class 3A - were played earlier on Friday. (more...)
Klopp knows what to expect from Allardyce Klopp knows what to expect from Allardyce
- December 09, 2017

Just like in 2014 when, after his West Ham team earned a 0-0 draw at Chelsea , Allardyce boasted that he'd "out-tacticed, outwitted" coaching counterpart Jose Mourinho. Set-pieces of a high level. Klopp, who has already said Henderson will start Sunday's Merseyside derby at home to Everton , insists he can not be treated as a special case because he is captain and does need to be part of the rotation to ensure he stays injury-free. (more...)
USA gymnastics team doctor sentenced to 60 years for child pornography USA gymnastics team doctor sentenced to 60 years for child pornography
- December 09, 2017

Investigators said they had discovered more than 37,000 images showing child sexual abuse on Nassar's computers in 2016 - including of children as young as six. Raisman, 23, said in her statement. Because of Dr. Nassar's abuse, Ms. Raisman wrote, she is frequently afraid: afraid that other doctors will treat her similarly; afraid even that a man will deliver her room service order when she travels. (more...)
Rory McIlroy retains faith in caddie Harry Diamond for 2018 career relaunch Rory McIlroy retains faith in caddie Harry Diamond for 2018 career relaunch
- December 09, 2017

A source close to Diamond confirmed to BBC Northern Ireland a report in the Guardian which said that the duo's partnership would continue into 2018. 10 will begin the new season at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on January 18, where he has finished runner-up on four occasions since 2011. Pebble Beach, Genesis and Honda are in consecutive weeks, and McIlroy has a home near the Honda tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (more...)
Saints QB Drew Brees blames short week for rash of injuries Saints QB Drew Brees blames short week for rash of injuries
- December 08, 2017

If the NFL truly cares about the safety of the players, then it must find a way to address the concern moving forward if it insists on making Thursday Night Football a regular part of the schedule. Last December, Sherman said the games are "terrible". "They should have an 18-week season , 16 games and every team should have a legitimate bye week and every team should have a half and half bye week". (more...)