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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
- 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...)
Texas A&M DL Zaycoven Henderson arrested for aggravated assault Texas A&M DL Zaycoven Henderson arrested for aggravated assault
- December 11, 2017

Tampering with evidence is a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000. A team spokesman said Henderson is suspended indefinitely from team activities, per Texas A&M athletic department policy. (more...)
Messi, Suarez On Target As Barcelona Outscore 10-Man Villarreal Messi, Suarez On Target As Barcelona Outscore 10-Man Villarreal
- December 11, 2017

It required a fine one-handed save by goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen to keep out Roberto Soriano when the game was goalless. He again showed how important he was for the team. Villarreal had to survive the final half hour a man light when Raba was dismissed for connecting with his studs on Busquets' ankle as the Spanish worldwide cleared. (more...)
Seahawks' Malik McDowell Arrested Over Demanding $600 From Club; Verbally Berates Cops
- December 11, 2017

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Malik McDowell was arrested this weekend after he allegedly flipped out at a club over a dispute over money. McDowell got into an argument at a nightclub right outside of Atlanta, per A.J. He was eventually allowed back in ... but the arresting officer says he was kicked out again ... still shouting about the money, and refusing to leave without it. (more...)
Cardinals agree to two-year deal with reliever Gregerson Cardinals agree to two-year deal with reliever Gregerson
- December 11, 2017

Gregerson was drafted by the Cardinals in 2006 and was traded to the Padres in 2008 with Mark Worrell in exchange for Khalil Greene. He threw 3.2 scoreless innings in the Astros' run to the championship. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Cardinals have agreed to a two-year, $11 million contract with free agent right-hander Luke Gregerson . (more...)
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says title defence is over Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says title defence is over
- December 11, 2017

A bad start to the game at West Ham condemned Conte's side to defeat as Marko Arnautovic's sixth-minute goal proved enough to give the hosts the three points. "He satisfied me with his performance". "A lot of players were exhausted", said the 48-year-old Italian, who has been complaining of a congested fixture list. (more...)
Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton trade ups the ante for the Red Sox Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton trade ups the ante for the Red Sox
- December 11, 2017

The newspaper, citing an unnamed source , said the Yankees were one of four teams Stanton was willing to be traded to. In the last few days, they had negotiated trades of Stanton to both the St. It seems like the Red Sox will be active considering they must add a middle of the order hitter and the rival Yankees struck Saturday by trading for Giancarlo Stanton . (more...)
Sublime O'Sullivan equals major record with sixth UK Championship win Sublime O'Sullivan equals major record with sixth UK Championship win
- December 11, 2017

There is no sign of the Rocket slowing down, unlike Hendry and Davis who by this stage in their careers had entered a steep decline. And when Murphy jumped on a missed red from O'Sullivan to clear with 52 in the next they were level again, with all to play for in the evening session. (more...)
Rex Ryan compares Geno Smith to a marshmallow in latest cheap shot
- December 11, 2017

For those who don't understand the reference, Smith was a part of a heated altercation in the Jets locker room in the offseason leading up to the 2015 season and suffered a fractured jaw on behalf of a punch from former NY linebacker IK Enemkpali. (more...)
4 takeaways from Bears' 33-7 win over Bengals 4 takeaways from Bears' 33-7 win over Bengals
- December 11, 2017

Except the Bears should've beat the 2-10 San Francisco 49ers last week, are on a five-game losing streak and may be in a more gloomy mood than the one in Marvin Lewis' locker room. Here are 4 takeaways from the Bears' Week 14 win in Cincinnati. It happened again just before halftime when the Bears had first-and-goal at the 9-yard line, and settled for a 27-yarder by Nugent to go ahead 12-7. (more...)
Cubs reportedly agree to two-year deal with Brandon Morrow Cubs reportedly agree to two-year deal with Brandon Morrow
- December 11, 2017

The Cubs were in need of some bullpen help as they parted ties with Hector Rondon and the question surrounding whether closer Wade Davis would be back on the North Side. Edwards in a setup role. The deal is done but just pending his physical before it is official. The 33-year-old right-hander has enjoyed previous stints with the Seattle Mariners , Toronto Blue Jays and San Diego Padres in his 11-year Major League Baseball career. (more...)
Holder leads No. 16 Arizona State to upset over No. 2 Kansas Holder leads No. 16 Arizona State to upset over No. 2 Kansas
- December 11, 2017

The second half belonged to Arizona State, which outscored Kansas 58-45 on the way to the upset victory. Guard Reili Richardson scored a career-high 18 points, including 4-of-7 from 3-point range. Arizona State played through the tough start. Guards Remy Martin, Tra Holder and Shannon Evans combined for 72 points. He had seven assists in addition to his 29 points. (more...)
Boxer Stephen Smith's Suffers The Most Gruesome Ear Injury Ever (PICS + VIDS) Boxer Stephen Smith's Suffers The Most Gruesome Ear Injury Ever (PICS + VIDS)
- December 11, 2017

The Liverpool fighter was hoping to put himself back in the picture for world title contention after two previous failed attempts, knowing only a win over Vargas would do. "Thanks very much for all your supportive messages last night, read them all and they mean a lot", the 32-year-old wrote on Twitter. The sickening images swept around the world, but Smith posted a positive update later on Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Tom Savage departs with possible concussion, scary reaction to hit Tom Savage departs with possible concussion, scary reaction to hit
- December 10, 2017

After a brief stay, he returned to the action without missing an offensive snap. The Texans ruled him out with a concussion. That means Brown will miss two of the last three games with a shoulder injury. On a nine-play, 75-yard scoring drive, he went 4-of-6 for 54 yards and a touchdown throw to DeAndre Hopkins, who finished the first half with seven catches and 91 receiving yards. (more...)