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Al Riveron to National Football League referees: No more index cards Al Riveron to National Football League referees: No more index cards
- December 22, 2017

In Sunday night's Cowboys-Raiders game, veteran referee Gene Steratore tried to slide what appeared to be an index card between the tip of the ball and the end of the chain while measuring for a first down. That is when the figurative light bulb went off over Steratore's head went off, and he made a decision to see if a folded note card would fit between the first-down marker and the football. (more...)
Neymar expects Salah to star in the World Cup Neymar expects Salah to star in the World Cup
- December 22, 2017

The 25-year-old will spearhead Brazil's charge for a sixth World Cup , next summer. "I think the best-known teams are the favourites, as always", he said via FourFourTwo . The PSG star believes Belgium could be a surprised while he tipped Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah to make a difference in the competition. (more...)
England pair Daly, Hughes to miss start of 6 Nations England pair Daly, Hughes to miss start of 6 Nations
- December 22, 2017

England and Wasps duo Elliot Daly and Nathan Hughes are expected to be side lined for up to 10 weeks through injury and will miss the opening two rounds of the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations. England open their campaign against Italy in Rome on February 4 before hosting Wales a week later and travelling to Scotland on February 24 prior to the tournament pausing for a fortnight. (more...)
Injury rules Rockets' Chris Paul out of Clippers reunion Injury rules Rockets' Chris Paul out of Clippers reunion
- December 22, 2017

The high-powered Houston Rockets were flying high amidst their 14-game winning streak coming into their matchup with the upstart Los Angeles Lakers . D'Antoni also noted that Paul's most recent setback is not believed to be related to the knee injury that kept him sidelined earlier this season. numberFire's models project Paul for 23.1 points, 7.7 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 34.2 minutes per game over the remainder of the season. (more...)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope playing with Lakers despite 25-day jail sentence Kentavious Caldwell-Pope playing with Lakers despite 25-day jail sentence
- December 22, 2017

But here's the catch. the judge allowed KCP to do a "work-release" sentence - where he's locked up at a facility for most of the day. but he's allowed to leave to do his job. After he failed to comply with a MI court's drug and alcohol screening order, Caldwell-Pope entered a 25-day program last week that requires him to remain in the state of California during that time under terms of the plea agreement. (more...)
Blake Bortles had the ideal comeback to Jadeveon Clowney calling him 'trash' Blake Bortles had the ideal comeback to Jadeveon Clowney calling him 'trash'
- December 21, 2017

And some are in a giving mood this holiday season, sending gifts to Clowney - trash cans, of course. Didn't say anything hateful or mean. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. "I just wished him a merry Christmas from a trash-loving Jaguars fan". You know what else costs roughly $9? I'd much rather spend my money on a Chipotle bowl (even if there's no guac) that I can eat than a trash can that Clowney will nearly certainly ignore. (more...)
Giants interview GM candidate Louis Riddick Giants interview GM candidate Louis Riddick
- December 21, 2017

All three are known to have strong relationships Accorsi, who was a longtime general manager for the Giants and is part of the interviewing process. That could be in play again if he gets the Giants' job. After his playing career, Riddick worked in personnel for the Washington Redskins , first as a pro scout (2001-04) and then as director of pro personnel (2005-07). (more...)
National Football League fines Seattle Seahawks $100000 for concussion protocol violation involving Russell Wilson National Football League fines Seattle Seahawks $100000 for concussion protocol violation involving Russell Wilson
- December 21, 2017

The Seahawks have been fined $100,000, and the team's coaches and medical staffs will be required to attend training on the concussion protocol. Wilson left the game after being hit in the chin in the third quarter. The league and the NFLPA determined through a joint review that "there was a failure in the application of the protocol following the tackle". "Once it is determined that a medical staff examination is warranted, a player may only be cleared to return by the medical staff", ... (more...)
Panthers QB Cam Newton 'disgruntled' that Jerry Richardson is selling the franchise Panthers QB Cam Newton 'disgruntled' that Jerry Richardson is selling the franchise
- December 21, 2017

Richardson". When I went through my allegations, it was all false. "I don't know how much different it is from some of the things we've dealt with", he said. "I basically nearly got an NCAA. nearly been suspended, just off an allegation, Newton said Wednesday". "Of course I want it to stay in Charlotte". (more...)
Bergkamp out as Ajax dismiss manager Keizer Bergkamp out as Ajax dismiss manager Keizer
- December 21, 2017

The club announced former player Michael Reiziger will manager the team on an interim basis, assisted by former teammate Winston Bogarde. The team from Amsterdam is second in the Dutch league and will play Willem II at home on Sunday. Ajax chief executive Edwin van der Sar told the club's official website : "We had a bad summer and a messy start to the season". "The club management does not have the requisite confidence that our ambitions will be realised under them", Ajax said in a ... (more...)
Manchester City's title rivals have a mountain to climb - Christian Eriksen Manchester City's title rivals have a mountain to climb - Christian Eriksen
- December 21, 2017

Having won 16 games in a row, City are now 11 points clear at the top of the table and 21 points above Spurs and Eriksen admits the title race is all but over. It's not that he isn't doing good - the problem is that in the past he was fantastic", said Pochettino as he previewed Saturday's trip to Burnley . "But we will see". (more...)
Former UM star Toomer: Harbaugh must 'be better' Former UM star Toomer: Harbaugh must 'be better'
- December 21, 2017

Former Michigan wide receiver and Super Bowl champion Amani Toomer is not satisfied with Jim Harbaugh's first three years at the helm of the storied program. "The solution is, Harbaugh be better", Toomer said. I want to beat Michigan State , I want to beat Ohio State. Toomer asked. "He's only beaten Michigan State once. (more...)
Manchester United legend makes worrying admission about Man City Manchester United legend makes worrying admission about Man City
- December 21, 2017

If anybody had any kind of doubts about this team, now they can stop having them; Manchester City is the real deal and they're here to stay. We tried to play, but they were better, we have to congratulate them. The Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has revealed the player in his team that makes his job easy. Kevin De Bruyne has proven he's the best player in the Premier League this season, but will want to show that he can do it for Manchester City in the top games in the ... (more...)
Mary Norwood finally concedes Atlanta mayor's race to Keisha Lance Bottoms Mary Norwood finally concedes Atlanta mayor's race to Keisha Lance Bottoms
- December 21, 2017

Norwood's concession came just after 10:30 Wednesday night, more than two weeks after the December 5 runoff in which Bottoms narrowly defeated her by about 800 votes, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. "I was stunned to see that I, who had faithfully and equitably served all Atlantans for over two decades, was being accused of being a racist who would turn back the clock to 1950. (more...)
Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak
- December 21, 2017

Kuzma scored a National Basketball Association career-high 38 points as the Lakers dominated the Rockets early then held on through a mid-game Houston rally to claim the win and end their own three-game losing skid. October 31 vs. Detroit: Made all four of his three-point shots and recorded 16 points and six rebounds in a 113-93 win over the Pistons. The loss drops the Rockets to 25-5 on the season and ends the third longest win streak in franchise history. (more...)
Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Genworth Financial (GNW) Share Price
- December 21, 2017

Genworth Financial, Inc ( Genworth ) is a financial security company. (NYSE: GNW ) or 26,526 shares. Lsv Asset holds 0.02% in Genworth Financial, Inc . During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.81) earnings per share . analysts predict that Genworth Financial will post 0.94 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Cvs Health Corp (CVS) Holder Clark Estates INC Has Cut Its Holding
- December 21, 2017

CVS Health Corporation had a market cap of 73.47B, indicating that it has a good hold on the market value of the shares outstanding. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $25.96. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) gained 0.89% with the closing price of $72.31. Therefore 0 are positive. CVS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. (more...)
Snyders (LNCE) Position Has Upped by Oak Ridge Investments Llc
- December 21, 2017

Teton invested in 243,600 shares. Comerica Financial Bank has invested 0.02% in Snyder's-Lance, Inc. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 8,318 shares of the company's stock valued at $287,000 after buying an additional 256 shares during the period. (more...)
Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal are fragile after Olivier Giroud injury Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal are fragile after Olivier Giroud injury
- December 21, 2017

With Liverpool visiting the Emirates Stadium on Friday, Wenger conceded he is concerned that he may see more members of his squad ruled out over the Christmas period as Arsenal enter a run of 10 games in 36 days. "If you'd said that to me the day I came into the club I might have taken that". The Gunners have now won 12 of 15 home games this season but they offered little threat until the 39th minute, when unmarked captain Theo Walcott met Sead Kolasinac's deep cross but planted his ... (more...)
Cavs assign Isaiah Thomas to Charge to participate in full-team practice Cavs assign Isaiah Thomas to Charge to participate in full-team practice
- December 21, 2017

It's unclear whether or not he'll eventually play in a game for Canton, with the Cavs exclusively owning and operating the Charge. There is no indication the Cavs intend for Thomas to play any games in a Canton uniform. Thomas' return to National Basketball Association action could provide an additional boost for a Cleveland team that has won 18 of its last 20 contests heading into its Thursday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls. (more...)
Sprinter Gatlin fires coach for PED allegations
- December 21, 2017

Two-time Olympian Kara Goucher wrote on Twitter: "What I find surprising is that Justin would be surprised his coach, who served a doping ban - as did his wife, would be involved in something like this". "All legal options are on the table as I will not allow others to lie about me like this". "These allegations are extremely serious and I know the independent Athletics Integrity Unit will investigate in accordance with its mandate", Coe said. (more...)
Arsenal and Liverpool 'in talks' over move for Real Madrid ace Arsenal and Liverpool 'in talks' over move for Real Madrid ace
- December 21, 2017

He did score twice on his debut in La Liga away at Alaves, and recently netted a hat-trick for Spain U21's against Slovakia U21's but the many stars ahead of him in the pecking order at Real Madrid means he has not really had a chance to impress at the Santiago Bernabeu. (more...)
Isles set Belmont Park arena Isles set Belmont Park arena
- December 21, 2017

Not surprisingly, fans applauded the reports the team would be headed back across the city limits to Nassau County. "I grew up in eastern Queens and I spent a lot of time on Long Island, when Roosevelt Field was just opening". The Islanders played at Nassau Coliseum from its inception in 1972 until 2015. He says it will be "the home of economic development". "The is the first time in the Islanders' history that they've been in a world-class facility", the National Hockey League ... (more...)
ValuEngine Upgrades Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) to Hold
- December 21, 2017

About 548,095 shares traded. It has outperformed by 7.38% the S&P500. Merriman Wealth Management Llc decreased Occidental Pete Corp Del (OXY) stake by 8.22% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, April 12. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of OXY in report on Monday, November 20 with "Underweight" rating. (more...)
Heyman | Indians to sign Yonder Alonso
- December 21, 2017

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reported the news Wednesday, and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic noted the agreement was for two years, $16 million with a third-year vesting option of $8 million. Santana, 31, is the type of hitter the Phillies' current management craves. In his two seasons with American League clubs he has already hit more home runs (35) than he did in his parts of six seasons over in the National League (32). (more...)
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Make Royal Entry At Reception Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Make Royal Entry At Reception
- December 21, 2017

Now both after the marriage have planned to throw a grand wedding reception in Delhi on 21st December and another one on 27th December in Mumbai. The invitation card mentions that the programme will begin from 8.30 onwards. As soon as the first pictures from their wedding reception started pouring in people on Twitterati went gaga over their favourite cricketer and their favourite Bollywood star. (more...)
Jose Mourinho insists Bristol City were 'very lucky' to beat Man Utd Jose Mourinho insists Bristol City were 'very lucky' to beat Man Utd
- December 21, 2017

While United boss Jose Mourinho insists that the Robins got "lucky" to dump the Red Devils out of the competition, Johnson thought his side looked like they belong in the top-flight. And Sky Sports pundit Bellamy thinks the defeat will be a big blow to United , as they could have lifted the trophy again. The main thing of it is that they won and fought hard for that. (more...)
Female kicker makes history at Texas high school football championship Female kicker makes history at Texas high school football championship
- December 21, 2017

Nava calmly made nine extra-point kicks in unbeaten Strawn's 78-42 victory over Balmorhea in the state Class 1A Division II Six-Man (Person?) title game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. "I just acted like every other girl played on this field like me". It is the high school's second state football championship. Nava added that she didn't think about the historic implications of her feat so as not to freak herself out. (more...)
Former Penn State kicker Sam Ficken signed by Los Angeles Rams Former Penn State kicker Sam Ficken signed by Los Angeles Rams
- December 21, 2017

The Rams signed former Penn State kicker Sam Ficken to replace Zuerlein, a move that might make Big Ten fans cringe-and not just because Ficken has never kicked in an National Football League regular-season game. Head coach Sean McVay mentioned in his Wednesday press conference that Zuerlein did not practice with a back injury. Ficken and the Rams (10-4) face the Titans on Sunday. (more...)
Dolphins add two to absurd number of starters on injured reserve Dolphins add two to absurd number of starters on injured reserve
- December 21, 2017

Tight end Julius Thomas and right guard Jermon Bushrod have been placed on injured reserve. Miami activated tight end Thomas Duarte from the practice squad to take the spot vacated by Thomas, who injured his foot during the Dolphins loss in Buffalo on Sunday. (more...)

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