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Atlanta United make record-breaking move for midfielder Darlington Nagbe Atlanta United make record-breaking move for midfielder Darlington Nagbe
- December 13, 2017

Though he has changed positions in the midfield a few times, could his 27 goals and 30 assists through seven seasons actually be considered a disappointment? Thank you for everything you gave us, @darlingtonnagbe . Portland receives $1.05 million in General Allocation Money, at least $300,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, and a 2018 global roster spot. "He will always be a part of the Timbers family", said Gavin Wilkinson, general manager and president of soccer for the Timbers. (more...)
Manchester United tracking Hoffenheim attacking midfielder Nadiem Amiri Manchester United tracking Hoffenheim attacking midfielder Nadiem Amiri
- December 13, 2017

Manchester United and Arsenal are set to battle it out for the signing of £20m-rated Hoffenheim midfielde Nadiem Amiri , according to reports. The 21-year-old has netted four goals in 18 appearances so far this term and his performances have attracted the interest of a number of Premier League clubs. (more...)
National Football League spokesman: Roger Goodell views new contract as his last National Football League spokesman: Roger Goodell views new contract as his last
- December 13, 2017

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Longhorns legend who was the 'finest two-way player ever' has passed away Longhorns legend who was the 'finest two-way player ever' has passed away
- December 13, 2017

Though Atlanta never won much of anything when he was playing linebacker, Nobis set a standard of what it means to wear a Falcons uniform. "Mr. Falcon" is rightfully beloved by generations of Falcons fans and we will always be grateful for his many contributions to our team and community". (more...)
Georgia DB Latavious Brini arrested on first-degree forgery charges Georgia DB Latavious Brini arrested on first-degree forgery charges
- December 13, 2017

Seth Emerson of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution shared the details of the arrest, which is focused on a counterfeit $100 bill during an incident in July. He sustained a hamstring injury in the preseason and is headed for a redshirt season. First-degree forgery is classified as a felony according to Georgia law. (more...)
James Brokenshire says British government is committed to Brexit joint agreement James Brokenshire says British government is committed to Brexit joint agreement
- December 13, 2017

By Friday, British Prime Minister Theresa May was back in Brussels signing off on the new text, where a number of changes had been made to assuage the DUP. Speaking to LBC radio , Mr Davis said: "What's the requirement of my job?" "I said this was a statement of intent which was much more than just legally enforceable". (more...)
Marcell Ozuna Traded To Cardinals From Marlins Marcell Ozuna Traded To Cardinals From Marlins
- December 13, 2017

The Baltimore Orioles have expressed a willingness to trade star third baseman Manny Machado with his pending free agency after the upcoming season with the Cardinals , Chicago White Sox , and New York Yankees , all expressing interest. (more...)
People say talk negative/positive. Bulls**t - Conte People say talk negative/positive. Bulls**t - Conte
- December 13, 2017

Chelsea will renew rivalries with old foes Barcelona in February after being drawn against the La Liga giants in the last-16 of the Champions League. Chelsea are now placed third in the EPL table behind 11 points behind leaders Manchester City . (more...)
Mets sign reliever Anthony Swarzak to two-year, $14 million deal Mets sign reliever Anthony Swarzak to two-year, $14 million deal
- December 13, 2017

According to Marc Carig of Newsday the deal between Swarzak and the Mets is for two years and $14 million. Right-handed reliever Anthony Swarzak and the Mets have agreed on a two-year deal, a source confirms to The Record's Matt Ehalt. (more...)
Tyrod Taylor (knee) will remain Bills' starter when healthy Tyrod Taylor (knee) will remain Bills' starter when healthy
- December 13, 2017

It sounds like it will be up to Tyrod Taylor to keep them there. Meanwhile, rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman is still in the concussion protocol but has improved to the point where he will be able to practice in a limited capacity on Wednesday. (more...)
Details Of The Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against NFL Network Details Of The Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against NFL Network
- December 13, 2017

Former NFL Network executive Eric Weinberger, ex-NFL Network analyst Donovan McNabb and former NFL player Eric Davis were also named in the lawsuit. Cantor worked as a wardrobe stylist for the network from 2006 until she was sacked in October '16. A spokesperson for Bill Simmons Media Group said the allegations are "serious and disturbing", adding that Weinberger had been placed on indefinite leave "until we have a better understanding of what transpired during his time at the National ... (more...)
West Ham's spirit key to continuing resurgence - Zabaleta West Ham's spirit key to continuing resurgence - Zabaleta
- December 13, 2017

The England worldwide has been ravaged by injury over recent years and spent a largely uneventful spell on loan at Bournemouth last season. Giroud has been marginalised at Arsenal this term and has been restricted to substitute appearances in the Premier League, although he came off the bench to score a late equaliser in the 1-1 draw against Southampton. (more...)
Ball Brothers turn pro in Lithuania, lose college eligibility Ball Brothers turn pro in Lithuania, lose college eligibility
- December 13, 2017

Reports indicate they will join the team in January. The reported signings come days after Lavar Ball told ESPN that his two sons signed with an agent - Harrison Gaines of Slash Sports Entertainment - to work out a deal to play overseas. (more...)
Dubai Super Series Final: Sindhu wins, Srikanth loses Dubai Super Series Final: Sindhu wins, Srikanth loses
- December 13, 2017

Lee is one of eight qualifiers for the men's singles. Chong Wei has won the Super Series Finals four times, his first being in 2008 in Kota Kinabalu, the following year in Johor Baru, 2010 in Taiwan, with his last win being four years ago in Kuala Lumpur. (more...)
Jets Place QB Josh McCown on IR Jets Place QB Josh McCown on IR
- December 13, 2017

With McCown sidelined, Bryce Petty will take over starting duties. He also accounted for 5 scores on the ground this season. The Jets made a few roster moves today. Stave, a 2016 undrafted free agent, spent time with the Redskins this season. He was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent this year out of MS, where he rushed for 1,251 yards and nine touchdowns in his career. (more...)
'Plans can change' - Celtic striker Dembele drops January exit hint 'Plans can change' - Celtic striker Dembele drops January exit hint
- December 13, 2017

As long as I am here I will give 100% but I don't know until when. "We just need to keep going, keep working and make sure we stay focused". Manager Brendan Rodgers rates Dembele at £30million-plus and has urged him to remain at Parkhead and continue to learn his trade. (more...)
Mets will have to convince Ian Kinsler to accept trade Mets will have to convince Ian Kinsler to accept trade
- December 13, 2017

In fact, a leader may be emerging for who the trade partner might be. NY reportedly remains interested in the right-hander. Last year, he settled for 10-12 with a 3.83 ERA, and he underwent elbow surgery in September. The Detroit Tigers have openly expressed not trading away the starting pitcher unless the potential team is aggressive and has the right prospects. (more...)
Analyzing the Financial Health of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS)
- December 13, 2017

When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.19% whereas Month Volatility is at 3.44%. At the moment, The Gap, Inc . Franklin Resources Inc. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 5th will be issued a $0.23 dividend. It last reported revenues of $7.7 million and EPS of -$0.25 for the September 2017, representing 11% top-line growth and -2 EPS growth. (more...)
Reporter reveals inappropriate question she was asked in NFL Network interview Reporter reveals inappropriate question she was asked in NFL Network interview
- December 13, 2017

McCormick's revelation came a day after former players turned NFL Network analysts, Marshall Faulk , Heath Evans, Ike Taylor and Donovan McNabb , were named in an extensive sexual harassment lawsuit by stylist Jami Cantor , who worked for the network from 2006 through 2016. (more...)
Twins sign former Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda Twins sign former Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda
- December 13, 2017

New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda reacts on the mound during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, June 2, 2017, in Toronto. The Yaguate, Dominican Republic native started 17 games for the Yankees last season, going 8-4 with a 4.39 ERA (96.1 IP, 47 ER), 21 walks and 92 strikeouts. (more...)
Sandro urges Juventus to green light Chelsea transfer Sandro urges Juventus to green light Chelsea transfer
- December 13, 2017

The Brazilian global attracted strong interest from Chelsea last summer after Antonio Conte earmarked Sandro as the man he wanted to compete with Marcos Alonso in the left wing-back position. Chelsea are reportedly the frontrunners to sign Juventus full-back, Alex Sandro but the Italian side want a staggering place for the Brazilian ( via The Sun ). (more...)
Indiana Pacers to Host 2021 NBA All-Star Weekend
- December 13, 2017

The NBA's best will head to Indianapolis in 2021. Two sources confirmed to cleveland.com that the National Basketball Association will announce Indianapolis as the host site for the 2021 game - news first reported by ESPN. The game will mark the third time IN has hosted an NBA All-Star Game. He drove four blocks down New York City's Fifth Avenue in an Indy auto to deliver the Pacers' bid to Silver. (more...)
Mesut Ozil Wants Barcelona Answer Soon Ahead Of Making Future Decision Mesut Ozil Wants Barcelona Answer Soon Ahead Of Making Future Decision
- December 13, 2017

But, asked today if negotiations were at a "take it or leave it" stage, Wenger replied: "No. Negotiations are always going on with everybody". Reports had suggested that Arsenal had made a final offer, but Arsene Wenger insists talks are ongoing. (more...)
Saints Season Ticket Holder Attempts Full Refund by Suing Over Player Protests Saints Season Ticket Holder Attempts Full Refund by Suing Over Player Protests
- December 13, 2017

Lee Dragna claims in his lawsuit that he purchased the tickets for the "entertainment and intellectual enjoyment" of himself and his family and that he never would have bought them if he had known that players would "use Saints football games as a platform for protests". (more...)
Amanda Staveley close to £300m takeover of Newcastle United Amanda Staveley close to £300m takeover of Newcastle United
- December 13, 2017

Premier League rules state that any takeover cannot be completed until an approval period of 30 days has passed, meaning that Ashley will nearly certainly still have the reins until February at the earliest, but a compromise could be reached whereby Stavely would reimburse the current owner for whatever finances he gives Benitez in the January transfer window. (more...)
Katie Taylor Returns Tomorrow to Defend Her Title for the First Time
- December 13, 2017

She's impressed me with her performances and she's only going to improve from here. McCaskill has talked a good game ahead of the fight and told Sky Sports today that she can capitalise on Taylor's "mistakes". Fights against English boxers Chantelle Cameron (5-0, 4 KOs) and Natasha Jonas (3-0, 3 KOs), American Mikaela Mayer (3-0, 2 KOs) or against rival world champions such as Belgium's Delfine Persoon (39-1, 16 KOs) are all targets for 2018. (more...)
Jose Canseco may be out of work after tweets on sexual misconduct Jose Canseco may be out of work after tweets on sexual misconduct
- December 13, 2017

In fact, the same day that Canseco fired off 16 tweets in less than three hours (only about half of them related to sexual misconduct), Trump landed himself in hot water for his own missive calling Senator Kirsten Gillibrand a "lightweight" and a "total flunky" who used to come to his office "begging" for donations and "would do anything for them". (more...)
Fury licence to be considered by BBBofC in January Fury licence to be considered by BBBofC in January
- December 13, 2017

Britain's Tyson Fury will have the suspension of his boxing licence reviewed by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) in January. Tyson and Hughie Fury's position is that they have never knowingly or deliberately committed any anti-doping rule violation. (more...)
Horn TKOs Corcoran, Crawford next? Horn TKOs Corcoran, Crawford next?
- December 13, 2017

Horn, who could fight boxing warrior Terence Crawford next in the U.S. in a mouthwatering clash, said: "I knew he was prepared, he talked a smart game, and he definitely pushed me". "Now all I want is a level playing field. It's all the entertainment business, of course". Corcoran got some ground back in the second, landing a right hook on Horn and getting in a series of body blows in a tight round. (more...)
Dhoni beats Pandya, 12 years his junior, in 100-metre race Dhoni beats Pandya, 12 years his junior, in 100-metre race
- December 13, 2017

The wicketkeeper-batsman, on Wednesday, offered further proof of the same as the Indian team performed their warm-up routines ahead of the 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka in Mohali. During Sri Lanka's chase, Upul Tharanga blasted 49 off 46 balls with the help of 10 boundaries as the visitors overhauled the target with 29.2 overs to spare. (more...)