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Dana White shares his reaction to Georges St-Pierre vacating the title Dana White shares his reaction to Georges St-Pierre vacating the title
- December 11, 2017

Georges St-Pierre is no long the UFC middleweight champion. But in the end, St-Pierre elected to give up his belt instead, which came has no surprise to UFC President Dana White. In the end, St-Pierre announced that he was dealing with colitis , and vacated the title on his own. "I thought I would be (super pissed), but I'm not". (more...)
Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017
- December 11, 2017

Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Mohamed Salah had a tremendous year for both club and country. The 25-year-old also helped Egypt qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations' final in February 2017. He added: 'I want to be the best Egyptian ever so I work hard. (more...)
Russian athletes 'want to compete in Olympics' Russian athletes 'want to compete in Olympics'
- December 11, 2017

Russian athletes stand against "any boycott in sport". "We don't want them to invite team members number five or six, and not the leaders", Velikaya said. The Russian flag won't be flown at medal ceremonies, but what happens if a Russian victor accepts a flag or a gift from a spectator for a victory lap? Displays of the Russian tricolor were made by hundreds in attendance, who made a huge white, blue and red flag out of colorful banners. (more...)
India opts for training sessions instead of warm-up fixture in South Africa India opts for training sessions instead of warm-up fixture in South Africa
- December 11, 2017

India have opted for training sessions on those days". In August, the BCCI had made it clear to CSA that India would not arrive until at least the last week of 2017, because their home series against Sri Lanka ended on December 24. India are scheduled to play a limited-overs series involving six ODIs and three T20Is in February but the fact that they go into the three-Test series without any match practice doesn't bode well with the team's "new-found" philosophy. (more...)
Boston puts Jackie Bradley Jr on trading block Boston puts Jackie Bradley Jr on trading block
- December 11, 2017

They have needs and aims, the Red Sox, and that was the case even before the loathed Yankees broke every existing non-proliferation treaty by trading for NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton . Boston then could trade Bradley, start Martinez in left and shift Andrew Benintendi to center field. Bradley is also a Scott Boras client, so he will likely be seeking top dollar. (more...)
Ander Herrera calls for rule changes to appeal 'undeserved' bookings Ander Herrera calls for rule changes to appeal 'undeserved' bookings
- December 11, 2017

The Manchester United midfielder was booked during the second half of an eagerly-anticipated encounter at Old Trafford as the home side pushed for a late leveller. "In Spain if you get something undeserved you can appeal and they take it out". The Manchester Evening News has reported that two Manchester United midfielders are nowhere to be seen ahead of the huge match against Premier League leaders City. (more...)
UFC Interim Champ Tony Ferguson Calls Out Conor McGregor UFC Interim Champ Tony Ferguson Calls Out Conor McGregor
- December 11, 2017

Last month, Pacquiao appeared to hint at a possible McGregor contest, tweeting a picture of the Irishman along with the caption: "Happy Thanksgiving @TheNotoriousMMA Stay fit my friend". The UFC has finalized a heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou to headline UFC 220 on January 20 in Boston. The Mayweather-McGregor fight was said to draw in 6.7 million pay-per-view buys around the world, earning him around $100 million. (more...)
Armchair golf fans stopped from Armchair golf fans stopped from "calling-in" on rules
- December 11, 2017

In announcing its new set of video review protocols, the governing bodies also approved the creation of a Local Rule that will eliminate the added two strokes given to players for failing to include a penalty on the scorecard they are unaware they committed. (more...)
Verizon to Stream NFL Games (Including Super Bowl) Verizon to Stream NFL Games (Including Super Bowl)
- December 11, 2017

Verizon will no longer be the exclusive USA mobile carrier for NFL games - instead, the telco is gaining rights to live-stream gridiron action to any mobile, web and connected-TV device nationwide under a new five-year pact with the league. (more...)
Arsenal await today's Europa League draw - Who wants Celtic? Arsenal await today's Europa League draw - Who wants Celtic?
- December 11, 2017

Arsenal can face any of the second placed teams in from the 12 Europa League groups or the worst four third placed teams in the Champions League group stage. The Rossoneri will be hoping for a relatively simple passage into the latter stages of the competition, as it looks like being their only remaining hope of qualifying for next season's Champions League. (more...)
Pietersen: 'It looks like Cook is not very interested' Pietersen: 'It looks like Cook is not very interested'
- December 11, 2017

And it wasn't thinking we were 2-0 up, it was just starting a new game. "Shaun Marsh is the only one in the batting order who really gets a proper big stride in and plays off the front foot", Pietersen said. "I haven't paid a hell of a lot of attention to it.it's a bit irrelevant". "I definitely would have had a bowl, I'm in my season now", he said. "But it's pulled on really well, had a few days off and been home, so looking forward to this week". (more...)
Patriots vs. Dolphins 2017 odds: New England double-digit betting favorite for Monday Patriots vs. Dolphins 2017 odds: New England double-digit betting favorite for Monday
- December 11, 2017

The Patriots now have just two players to rule out before Monday night's game. With Rob Gronkowski suspended, wide receiver Chris Hogan still doubtful , and a tough Miami pass rush, this game has all the making of a trap game. Defensively, the Dolphins are yielding 24.8 points and 339.9 total yards (223.4 in passing and 116.5 in rushing) per game. The OVER is 8-1 in Miami's last nine games against AFC East rivals. (more...)
David Davis calls for 'Canada plus plus plus' Brexit trade deal David Davis calls for 'Canada plus plus plus' Brexit trade deal
- December 11, 2017

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams last expressed his concern about the agreement which he said left many "unanswered questions" about the border region and those living in the north. Speaking after a week that saw the issue of the post-Brexit border almost collapse talks between Britain and the EU, Mr Brokenshire said a new customs partnership or a "highly streamlined approach" to customs were on the table. (more...)
Manchester United 'offer MLS wonderkid Alphonso Davies a trial' Manchester United 'offer MLS wonderkid Alphonso Davies a trial'
- December 11, 2017

The English Premier League recently experienced a massive revenue bump from a new TV deal, and Manchester United is the most valuable soccer team in the world according to Forbes, so any transfer fees paid out to the Whitecaps for Davies have the potential to be in the millions of dollars. (more...)
Highland Reel wins his second Hong Kong Vase Highland Reel wins his second Hong Kong Vase
- December 11, 2017

Tosen Basil (JPN), representing Japan, closed to get home third with Hong Kong runner Chemical Charge a surprising fourth and Gold Mount (GB) in fifth. "I waited as long as I could as he only has a short run". Highland Reel's career spanned 27 starts for 10 wins, for over £7.42million in stakes earned (over AUD$13.2million). (more...)
Investec warns on Poundland owner exposure Investec warns on Poundland owner exposure
- December 11, 2017

Steinhoff has been aggressively expanding in developed markets since moving its primary share listing from Johannesburg to Frankfurt in 2015, snapping up Britain's Poundland, U.S-based Mattress Firm and Australia's Fantastic. "In light of these developments at Steinhoff , STAR's existing CEO, Ben la Grange has made a decision to step down as CEO of STAR", the company said. (more...)
Liverpool Legend Steven Gerrard Reveals Why Jurgen Klopp's Decision 'Hurt' Jordan Henderson Liverpool Legend Steven Gerrard Reveals Why Jurgen Klopp's Decision 'Hurt' Jordan Henderson
- December 11, 2017

We have said many times that we need all the players at this busy time and they need to stay confident and in shape. "Being the skipper of Liverpool is the hardest job in world football because the man who had the armband before was Steven Gerrard". (more...)
India likely to play more T20Is under new FTP India likely to play more T20Is under new FTP
- December 11, 2017

The previous FTP included 36 Tests, 73 ODIs and 18 T20Is with a total of 127 games. These matches would be consisting of 37 Tests, 67 ODIs and 54 T20Is. A source close to the development told cricbuzz , "You can't play less and earn more. Even if the schedule is more evenly distributed, players' workload would be more", a source was quoted as saying in the report. (more...)
Man Utd star Pogba rallies workforce forward of Man Metropolis conflict Man Utd star Pogba rallies workforce forward of Man Metropolis conflict
- December 11, 2017

France global Pogba will miss the hotly-anticipated clash at Old Trafford through suspension following his sending off against Arsenal last weekend and his absence will be a major blow for the Red Devils, as he has been in impressive form so far this term. (more...)
Redskins show lack of preparation in ugly loss to Chargers Redskins show lack of preparation in ugly loss to Chargers
- December 11, 2017

Although the Los Angeles Chargers' offense is constantly running over its opponents these days, Philip Rivers wasn't sure how he ended up as a lead blocker for receiver Travis Benjamin on a 22-yard reverse run. Rivers, who just turned 36 last Friday, had a day's worth of production in less than 49 minutes. And I think that's where I'm talking about the margin for error . (more...)
CJ Fiedorowicz May Retire After Suffering 4 Concussions in 2 Seasons CJ Fiedorowicz May Retire After Suffering 4 Concussions in 2 Seasons
- December 11, 2017

He returned to Houston's active roster in Week 10 but was placed on IR again last week after suffering at least his third concussion this season. Despite what seems like a prohibitive $21 million contract, Fiedorowicz's deal includes a de-escalator that would reduce his base salary to $2.8 million if he were cut due to a pre-existing injury - such as a concussion. (more...)
Stricker, O'Hair win QBE Shootout Stricker, O'Hair win QBE Shootout
- December 11, 2017

That opened the door for the Shane Lowry-Graeme McDowell team, who entered the final round in a tie for the lead with Stricker and O'Hair. "We just really jelled well together", Stricker said. "We felt comfortable with one another". Stricker teamed with Jerry Kelly to win the 2009 title, and the Madison, Wisconsin, duo finished second previous year behind Matt Kuchar and Harris English. (more...)
Trey Lyles Scores Career-High 25 Points in Loss to Pacers Trey Lyles Scores Career-High 25 Points in Loss to Pacers
- December 11, 2017

Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo scored a career-high 47 points in Sunday's OT win over the Denver Nuggets . "I have no limits to how hard I work", Oladipo said. Trey Lyles , a 2014 Indiana Mr. Basketball who played for Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis, scored a career-high 25 points for Denver off the bench. (more...)
Range Resources Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.02 (RRC)
- December 11, 2017

Antero Res Corp (Put) now has $5.75 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $60.45. About 3.29M shares traded or 0.16% up from the average. It also reduced Powershs Rafi Us 1000 (PRF) stake by 8,998 shares and now owns 104,521 shares. Alphabet Inc was raised too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q2 2017. (more...)
England batsman suspended after Perth bar incident England batsman suspended after Perth bar incident
- December 11, 2017

Contrary to some reports, there was no argument between Duckett and Anderson and they continued to socialise happily together throughout the night. Duckett was stood down for a tour match for reportedly pouring a drink over star paceman Jimmy Anderson while the duo were out at a Perth nightclub earlier this week. (more...)
Joburg Open set for Monday finish after storms disrupt final round Joburg Open set for Monday finish after storms disrupt final round
- December 11, 2017

On Sunday, Sharma birdied two of the first seven holes at Fitethorn before play was stopped for the day. "I had to cancel my flight tickets today but that was an easy thing to do considering the position I'm in". "I'm going to do the same things which I've been doing the last four days". Van Rooyen made the biggest move of the chasing back and fired three consecutive birdies from the third, with a gain at the sixth taking him to 18 under and within four of Sharma. (more...)
Rockets Have a Shot at Signing LeBron This Summer Rockets Have a Shot at Signing LeBron This Summer
- December 11, 2017

According to USA Today's Sam Amick, both the Rockets themselves and rival execs think Houston is a real landing spot for James thanks in part to how well they are playing this season . He's not getting any younger and he likely wants to put himself in the best possible position to earn more championships before his career comes to an end. (more...)
Detroit Tigers stars Alan Trammell, Jack Morris make Baseball Hall of Fame Detroit Tigers stars Alan Trammell, Jack Morris make Baseball Hall of Fame
- December 11, 2017

Morris spent 15 years on the Hall of Fame ballot presented to the Baseball Writers of America. Trammell was one of 10 players on this year's Hall of Fame modern era committee ballot. His 3.90 ERA will be the highest of any pitcher in the Hall of Fame. The results of the BBWAA portion of the Hall of Fame voting will be announced in January. (more...)
Broncos shut out Jets for first win since Week Four Broncos shut out Jets for first win since Week Four
- December 11, 2017

As a team the Jets failed to gain 100 yards of total offense in the first three quarters, and they managed just six first downs. The Jets generated very little pressure on quarterback Trevor Siemian , sacking him only twice for 11 yards. (more...)
Carson Wentz rebounds from early interception as Eagles tie Rams Carson Wentz rebounds from early interception as Eagles tie Rams
- December 11, 2017

Wentz dove head first into the endzone on a scramble that would ahve counted as a go-ahead score in a tight game against the Rams. Wentz finished the 2016 season with 3,782 yards, 16 touchdowns and 14 interceptions while completing 62% of his passes. (more...)

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