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Hibernian boss Neil Lennon frustrated by 'clear handball' in loss to Rangers Hibernian boss Neil Lennon frustrated by 'clear handball' in loss to Rangers
- December 14, 2017

Caretaker boss Graeme Murty has led Rangers to three consecutive league victories and the Gers now sit in second spot in the division, three points ahead of fourth placed Hibs. "We hit the post twice, worked the goalkeeper but missed good chances during the first half". Having that free-flowing, sexy football allied to a resilient core with a bit of steel can take us a long way. (more...)
West Ham's David Moyes spares a thought for displaced Joe Hart West Ham's David Moyes spares a thought for displaced Joe Hart
- December 14, 2017

Hart, who is hoping to represent England at the World Cup next year, was replaced by Adrian in goal for West Ham's game against Manchester City last weekend as he was not eligible for the game as he is still under contract at City. Gareth is a really good coach and he'll know exactly what he wants'. 'There will be games for Joe and you know, Adrian is going to have to play well. (more...)
Tony Bellew ridicules claims Everton's Wayne Rooney is past his best Tony Bellew ridicules claims Everton's Wayne Rooney is past his best
- December 14, 2017

We will socialise but we can socialise at the right time. It is probably not overall because a lot has been demanded already with their season starting in July with Europe, and the injuries. Not bad for a washed-up 32-year-old. Once they are given the opportunity, if they can take that, then I'm sure they will keep "their place". "I think it's supporters, fans, and us as coaching staff, we want to try and promote from within", he said. (more...)
Tottenham 1/4 to beat Brighton in Wednesday's Premier League game Tottenham 1/4 to beat Brighton in Wednesday's Premier League game
- December 14, 2017

Tottenham have no fresh injury concerns ahead of Wednesday's Premier League game against Brighton . But Spurs fans have it so deeply ingrained in their DNA that one goal is never enough and the frustration as Mauricio Pochettino's team took an age to turn possession into goal attempts was palpable tonight (Wednesday). (more...)
'A scandal' - Tony Martin sounds off on Chris Froome's salbutamol case 'A scandal' - Tony Martin sounds off on Chris Froome's salbutamol case
- December 14, 2017

Cycling's governing body UCI said an anti-doping test on September 7 showed more than the allowable level of Salbutamol which can be taken without needing a therapeutic use exemption (TUE). Froome was informed of the finding on September 20, with analysis having since confirmed the result. "That is a scandal, and he should at least not have been allowed to appear in the world championships". (more...)
Donnarumma told to 'go away' by Milan fans after new contract dispute Donnarumma told to 'go away' by Milan fans after new contract dispute
- December 14, 2017

One of Raiola's advisors has informed him that Donnarumma could request to have his contract nullified on the grounds of "moral violence". Former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta says he'd have whistled Gianluigi Donnarumma if he'd been in the stands for Milan's Coppa Italia game with Verona . (more...)
Alontae Taylor announces decision to sign with Tennessee Alontae Taylor announces decision to sign with Tennessee
- December 14, 2017

It's a huge get for new head coach Jeremy Pruitt as Taylor is the No. 5 recruit from the state of Tennessee. Penix had been committed to the Vols since April . Taylor has already graduated from Coffee County, and all signs point to him following through with his original plans of enrolling early at Tennessee in time for spring practice. (more...)
The drone database is back, and most owners must register their details The drone database is back, and most owners must register their details
- December 14, 2017

Around a million drone owners went through the process until May, when a US appeals court affirmed an earlier lower court ruling that stated the policy was in violation of a preexisting law banning regulation of model aircraft. That rule was successfully challenged in court for violating a 2012 law that prohibited the FAA from regulating model aircraft. So instead, the lawmakers made a decision to slip the new drone rules into this defense bill that was just passed. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp reveals why Mohamed Salah was substituted in derby Jurgen Klopp reveals why Mohamed Salah was substituted in derby
- December 14, 2017

Jurgen Klopp has explained Mohamed Salah's withdrawal in the Merseyside derby, and why Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho were left out of the starting lineup. Liverpool thought they had won it at the death when Joe Gomez's cross was turned in by Dominic Solanke but referee Paul Tierney spotted a handball by the England youngster and the goal was disallowed, to leave Klopp visibly angry at full-time. (more...)
Ravens favorites over winless Browns in Week 15 Ravens favorites over winless Browns in Week 15
- December 14, 2017

Suggs noted that this week's situation against a winless Browns team isn't all that comparable to the Ravens' 2007 loss to the 0-13 Dolphins. One thing is clear: The relationship between Brown and Jackson had gotten chilly over the past month, with Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot reporting the two were "not on good speaking terms", perhaps something that was related to the Browns' botched attempt to trade for Bengals backup quarterback AJ McCarron in November. (more...)
Criticisms 'unfair,' but Derek Jeter is going through growing pains, Mattingly says Criticisms 'unfair,' but Derek Jeter is going through growing pains, Mattingly says
- December 14, 2017

Mattingly said he expects some of the public outcry to quiet as time passes. The team is coming off a blockbuster trade with the Yankees for National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton. I'm sure the Cardinals will always wonder if things might have played out differently if things had not gotten so nasty between Stanton and the team that was attempting to deal him. (more...)
College Corruption-Pitino Lawsuit College Corruption-Pitino Lawsuit
- December 14, 2017

WDRB-TV reports the university alleges negligence and " wrongful conduct " by Pitino has tarnished the school's reputation. According to WDRB .com's Jason Riley , Louisville is seeking unspecified monetary damages from Pitino following the NCAA's ruling that the program had to vacate up to 123 wins, including the school's 2013 national championship, that were participated in by players who received improper benefits. (more...)
West Brom Manager Alan Pardew Hints At Spending In January West Brom Manager Alan Pardew Hints At Spending In January
- December 14, 2017

We have to see. Klopp agreed he changed tactics during the game and it might have affected the dynamics, but saw chances of winning. Regarding the performance, Klopp had few complaints about the result, and accepted that if you don't score, you must accept the point. (more...)
Week 15: Los Angeles Rams at Seattle by the numbers Week 15: Los Angeles Rams at Seattle by the numbers
- December 14, 2017

When looking at how tough Seattle was the first time around along with the fact they're looking to play catch up in the NFC West, Los Angeles is going to need all of the help they can get on offense, including production from Woods. The Seahawks must go win their last three games. Still, Rams coach Sean McVay called Woods' return "a big boost". "What ends up happening too is when you try to run some of your play-actions and different things - those are plays that we've had a lot of ... (more...)
Thunder's George returns to IN to face Pacers Thunder's George returns to IN to face Pacers
- December 14, 2017

Anthony Davis scored 25 points with 10 rebounds, and four blocks while DeMarcus Cousins poured in 26 points with 13 boards, and seven assists. "There are two ways you can go when you have a slow start - you can either look down upon yourself and say I can't do it, it's too hard, or you can look in the mirror and say I want to get out of this", Howard said. (more...)
Marcus Mariota Could Need Offseason Ankle Surgery, Bothered by Hamstring Marcus Mariota Could Need Offseason Ankle Surgery, Bothered by Hamstring
- December 14, 2017

News 2 is the only local station in Arizona with the Tennessee Titans and Reporter Joe Leadingham was there when quarterback Marcus Mariota issued an apology to the media regarding a previous interview. They have a one-game lead in the wild card race and trail the Jaguars by one game in the AFC South. It's just a sprained knee , which is a sigh of relief. (more...)
LSU OL coach Jeff Grimes leaving to become offensive coordinator at BYU LSU OL coach Jeff Grimes leaving to become offensive coordinator at BYU
- December 14, 2017

According to FootballScoop.com , LSU is expected to lose OL coach Jeff Grimes to BYU. Grimes is expected to remain on LSU's staff through the Tigers' game against Notre Dame in the Citrus Bowl on January 1. Grimes also coached Ethan Pocic, one of seven players to win All-SEC honors and three All-Americans. Grimes had a hand in recruiting four offensive linemen and defense ve lineman Chasen Hines in the 2018 signing class. (more...)
Tailored Brands Inc (TLRD) A Look at Technical Overview
- December 14, 2017

Tailored Brands, Inc . (NYSE: TLRD ) touched its 1-Year High price of $28.76 on 12/21/16 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 9.40 on 06/22/17. Finance.Yahoo.com's news article titled: " Tailored Brands Inc ( TLRD ) Skyrockets on Revenue and EPS Beat" with publication date: December 07, 2017 was also an interesting one. (more...)
ADB Lowers India's Growth Forecast Even as It Lifts Asia's Overall Outlook ADB Lowers India's Growth Forecast Even as It Lifts Asia's Overall Outlook
- December 14, 2017

For 2018-19, India's GDP is projected to grow by 7.3 per cent, slower than ADB's previous estimate of 7.4 per cent. In a supplement to the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017, the multilateral development bank said this year's growth outlook for the country was raised from an earlier forecast of 6.5 percent made in September and from 6.7 percent for next year. (more...)
'An awesome day': TDs and Senators vote to repeal the 8th Amendment 'An awesome day': TDs and Senators vote to repeal the 8th Amendment
- December 14, 2017

The 8th amendment acknowledges "the right to life of the unborn and with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother". Ireland has been advised by an Oireachtas panel of TDs and Senators to repeal the Eighth Amendment and remove references to abortion from Ireland's Constitution. (more...)
Oladipo Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week Oladipo Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week
- December 14, 2017

Life takes its course, and things happen. Looking at the betting trends, the Thunder are 0-9 ATS in their last nine road games, 0-4 ATS in their last four games against a team with a winning record and 1-11 ATS in their last 12 games overall. (more...)
Bundesliga Recap: Bayern beat Cologne, Schalke reclaim second place Bundesliga Recap: Bayern beat Cologne, Schalke reclaim second place
- December 14, 2017

James Rodriguez has revealed his ambition to remain at Bayern Munich for years to come, despite his move there not yet becoming permanent. Responding to reports that Bayern are interested in signing Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen , Heynckes said: "We haven't considered signing another keeper for a second". (more...)
Bengals vs. Vikings Point Spread: NFL Week 15 Odds, Prediction Bengals vs. Vikings Point Spread: NFL Week 15 Odds, Prediction
- December 14, 2017

The 10-3 Vikings play Zimmer's former team, the Cincinnati Bengals this week, and getting things back to normal would be a big step for Minnesota. On Sunday, the Vikings lost to Carolina Panthers, snapping their eight-game winning streak AND a five-game road winning streak. (more...)
Antonio Valencia: 'Manchester United will not give up on title' Antonio Valencia: 'Manchester United will not give up on title'
- December 14, 2017

You don't think they are a team capable of coming to Old Trafford and doing well? You can imagine that his manager was not particularly impressed - and Rashford was brought on to replace Martial just minutes later. "We are so demanding of our players". What was only Romelu Lukaku's second goal since September ensured Manchester United did not fall further behind City. (more...)
Klopp rages again as Liverpool held 0-0 by West Brom Klopp rages again as Liverpool held 0-0 by West Brom
- December 14, 2017

Ben Foster had been relatively untroubled in Albion's goal, but was nearly embarrassed with 25 minutes to go, punching Mane's cross into the air, then fumbling straight to Wijnaldum as it dropped, and watching on gratefully as Evans cleared. (more...)
Estranged husband kills wife, self at Penn State satellite campus Estranged husband kills wife, self at Penn State satellite campus
- December 14, 2017

Troopers say a campus employee was fatally shot near her vehicle by her estranged husband, who then shot and killed himself. Pennsylvania State Police say the shooting at Penn State Beaver is being investigated as a murder-suicide. Troopers say a food services employee at Penn State Beaver was shot near her auto by her estranged husband. The situation has been contained by authorities, the campus remains closed, and the shooter is believed to be dead. (more...)
Scott Boras Takes Shot at Marlins: Team is Now a 'Pawn Shop' Scott Boras Takes Shot at Marlins: Team is Now a 'Pawn Shop'
- December 14, 2017

Team owners usually don't attend Major League Baseball winter meetings , but with the flurry of moves made by the Marlins in recent weeks, it seems everyone believed Derek Jeter should be there. "Whatever decisions are made, I hope the fans in Miami give Bruce and Derek an opportunity to show what their plan is for moving that franchise forward". (more...)
Giants owner John Mara wants Eli Manning back ... with a major disclaimer Giants owner John Mara wants Eli Manning back ... with a major disclaimer
- December 14, 2017

That game was started by Geno Smith , which broke Eli Manning's streak of 210 consecutive starts. A new general manager and coach could certainly try to draft a rookie quarterback in 2018. Manning will remain the starter for this Sunday's home game against the Eagles after the Giants' 30-10 loss to the Cowboys last week. Mara, Reese and deposed coach Ben McAdoo concocted a plan for Manning to continue his franchise-record streak of consecutive starts, but he would give way to backup ... (more...)
West Ham manager provides reasons for benching Ayew West Ham manager provides reasons for benching Ayew
- December 14, 2017

Hart's season-long loan from Manchester City can not be ended early so England's current number one faces a fight to win back his place for his club in order to keep his place for his country. David Moyes could well give chances to both Joe Hart and Adrian this season in goal , and thinks that both players will support each other no matter who is starting in goal. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather boasts about UFC offer worth a potential 'billion dollars' Floyd Mayweather boasts about UFC offer worth a potential 'billion dollars'
- December 14, 2017

It is hard to conclude what will happen". I can come right back. On Nov. 27, TMZ Sports reported the 40-year-old "has been telling people close to him that he's considering a 51st fight-and he's been training like a maniac in the gym ", although there has yet to be any "official movement" on that front. (more...)