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Steelers named to 2018 Pro Bowl Steelers named to 2018 Pro Bowl
- December 22, 2017

Three offensive linemen led a group of four Raiders selected to the Pro Bowl, the National Football League announced Tuesday evening. Keuchly received the most votes from fans among NFC inside/middle linebackers with 288,830. Tight end Zach Ertz , who nabbed his first Pro Bowl nod, expressed, "Dude, that guy just gets hosed". Thomas has recorded the most special teams tackles in the league since the 2015 season. (more...)
Tiger Woods decides to be his own swing coach
- December 22, 2017

Nobody knows this iteration of Woods' swing better than the man himself, and now he'll be the only one in charge. More important than his score was his form: Woods looked strong and fit with his swing and his posture all through the week. (more...)
Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham
- December 22, 2017

The 2022 Commonwealth Games , to be held in Birmingham , may see the return of cricket and exclusion of shooting, according to a report published on The Indian Express on Thursday. There were no further bids received before the final deadline of November 30. Birmingham , which was chosen ahead of Liverpool as the country's nominated bidder in September, has proposed building the largest permanent athletics stadium in the United Kingdom. (more...)
Former Penn State offensive lineman dies in fall Former Penn State offensive lineman dies in fall
- December 22, 2017

So sadden / heart broken to hear the news about Adam Gress. "My condolences go out to his family". Gress, I love you man. "This one hurts to the core". "To have those good things going on, and it's not just some fake, 'Oh, a couple kids stopped by the hospital.' No, Penn State football raises money and makes a difference". (more...)
Five-star and No. 1 WR Terrace Marshall commits to LSU Five-star and No. 1 WR Terrace Marshall commits to LSU
- December 22, 2017

By the end of last week, the Tigers were heavily favored to fend off Marshall's out-of-state suitors for the Parkway (La.) High standout. "As with any young receiver, there's some polish that can be added, but overall, Marshall is a do-it-all outside receiver who will be one of the nation's top pass-catching prospects in the 2018 class". (more...)
Toronto's Auston Matthews says he has concussion symptoms Toronto's Auston Matthews says he has concussion symptoms
- December 22, 2017

The Leafs (21-14-1) will take on the New York Rangers (19-12-4) at Madison Square Garden Saturday. And Tyler Bozak was centering his usual line with James van Riemsdyk and Mitch Marner, while the fourth line saw Dominic Moore between Connor Brown and Matt Martin. (more...)
Large police presence at Lambeau Field Large police presence at Lambeau Field
- December 22, 2017

Part of the Lambeau Field parking lot was just taped off by the Brown County Sheriff after an incident in the parking lot. Witnesses have told Action 2 News that someone was driving erratically in the parking lot. (more...)
Steelers star Brown out vs. Texans, Conner done for season Steelers star Brown out vs. Texans, Conner done for season
- December 22, 2017

We've got our work cut out for us during the offseason". Roethlisberger makes clear he thought James caught the ball, especially after a few days to digest the play. We're having similar discussions week in and week out. Tomlin discussed the controversial ending, confirming he told Roethlisberger in the headset to run a play on third down in the final seconds. (more...)
Sevilla sack coach Eduardo Berizzo after poor run of results Sevilla sack coach Eduardo Berizzo after poor run of results
- December 22, 2017

Sevilla's results have not been great recently. After last week's scoreless draw with Levante at home, many fans booed the players off the pitch. Sevilla announced on November 22 that Berizzo had a prostate tumor. His sacking means Sevilla will have a different manager in the dugout when they face Manchester United in the Champions League knockout stages in February. (more...)
Manchester City youngster Phil Foden sidelined with ligament injury Manchester City youngster Phil Foden sidelined with ligament injury
- December 22, 2017

For the next fixtures, he will not be available". "We were not lucky with Phil against Leicester. It's a ligament. He will out for a time". And City boss Pep Guardiola admits he fears a lengthy lay-off for the 17-year-old who has just made the breakthrough into the first team. (more...)
Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Jack Wilshere in Arsenal XI
- December 22, 2017

Having been rested for Tuesday's League Cup win over West Ham , the winger will be hoping to make a return to the Arsenal side that will take on Liverpool in a crunch English top-flight clash on Friday evening. Bosnian left back Saed Kolašinac joined the Gunners in the summer from Schalke 04. Ainsley Maitland-Niles has impressed at left-back for Arsenal . (more...)
Former FIFA vice-president Napout and Marin convicted of corruption charges Former FIFA vice-president Napout and Marin convicted of corruption charges
- December 22, 2017

The report notes the jury have yet to decide on whether to convict Manuel Burga of Peru, with deliberation to continue next week. The trial, which lasted five weeks and saw 28 witnesses testify for the prosecution, revealed a web of corrupt practice that prosecutors say spanned several decades and resulted in at least $150 million (€126.5 million) in bribes. (more...)
Manchester City receive injury blow ahead of busy Christmas period Manchester City receive injury blow ahead of busy Christmas period
- December 22, 2017

The Cherries can not come into this fixture in confident mood, for they have failed to win any of their last seven fixtures. "It's a ligament. He will out for a time". "I am not thinking about how many titles, I am thinking about the next game". I don't know whether tomorrow. Despite Kompany's fitness issues and John Stones's absence for more than a month with a hamstring problem, Guardiola has yet to decide whether to sign another centre-back in January. (more...)
Heisman victor, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield accepts Senior Bowl invitation Heisman victor, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield accepts Senior Bowl invitation
- December 22, 2017

The 2017 Heisman Trophy victor will join Oklahoma fullback Dimitri Flowers in Mobile, Ala., for the game on January 27, 2018. Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield has accepted an invitation to the 2018 Senior Bowl, the event announced Friday. (more...)
Man's hilarious 'bumpy slide' down London tube escalator goes viral Man's hilarious 'bumpy slide' down London tube escalator goes viral
- December 22, 2017

The footage shows the moment he gathers pace and smashes his private parts into one of the emergency stop button, as his friends cry with laughter. But, the trauma doesn't stop there as he then hits a second metal sign before being flipped onto the opposite escalator and into the path of a bemused man. (more...)
Bill Belichick clarifies relationship with Tom Brady: 'He's great to work with'
- December 22, 2017

Patriots coach Bill Belichick is known for his encyclopedic knowledge of X's and O's, and the team promotes him each week in a video segment breaking down game film of the upcoming opponent, as well as film from the Patriots' previous game. (more...)
$1.87 EPS Expected for Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)
- December 22, 2017

The stock decreased 0.98% or $2.21 during the last trading session, reaching $222.39. About 976,952 shares traded. Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has risen 17.20% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, April 7 with "Neutral". (NYSE:STZ) on Thursday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Corporate" rating by FinnCap given on Wednesday, September 16. (more...)
Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) Just Recorded A Sigfniciant Increase
- December 22, 2017

Levkovich joins a growing list of Wall Street strategists in predicting that Donald Trump's overhaul will bolster corporate profits sooner than predictable. For the trailing twelve months, this company is paying dividend with the payout ratio of 2.60% to its shareholders. This is represented as the equation (P/EPS), where P is the market price and EPS is the earnings per share. (more...)
Guerrero cleared for World Cup after Federation Internationale de Football Association reduces drug ban Guerrero cleared for World Cup after Federation Internationale de Football Association reduces drug ban
- December 22, 2017

The 33-year-old attacker, who plays for Brazilian giants Flamengo, was banned after "testing positive for cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine" following a World Cup qualifier against Argentina on Oct.5. "Obviously I am not relieved, it's important to me to keep (fighting) to prove my innocence", he told Reuters TV on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro. "I did absolutely nothing wrong". (more...)
Stock Highlights on Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD)
- December 22, 2017

Trading volume for Banco Bradesco S.A. was 8.95 Million in its previous trading session. Where the relative strength index (RSI) is a technical momentum indicator that compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses in an attempt to determine excess buying & selling conditions of an asset, it is one of the most popular technical indicators, computed on the basis of the speed and direction of a stock's price movement. (more...)
Lions look to get healthy for Cincinnati game Sunday Lions look to get healthy for Cincinnati game Sunday
- December 22, 2017

The Bengals have been a disaster the last few weeks, looking like a team that has quit on the season. One of the biggest things that stood out to me when watching the Bengals film was that their linebackers struggled to cover running backs in the passing game . (more...)
Valencia, Carrick & Fellaini doubtful for Man Utd's festive fixtures Valencia, Carrick & Fellaini doubtful for Man Utd's festive fixtures
- December 22, 2017

Nobody else, everything is OK". Carabao Cup quarter-final defeat to Bristol City, although the Portuguese has not written off any of his under-performing players on the back of that loss. "Expectations now are if the top teams perform is very hard for them to have the same dream or to reach the same incredible title but I think they are doing well, in a comfortable position, no dramas, no fears, can they fight to reach a EL spot, yes they can, they are the same good team they were". (more...)
Moyes gives update on West Ham captain Noble's injury ahead of Newcastle Moyes gives update on West Ham captain Noble's injury ahead of Newcastle
- December 22, 2017

And the Ghana worldwide who made his 18th appearance for the Hammers this term is frustrated they could not make their fans happy. "I'm disappointed we couldn't make them happy like we did at Wembley, but we want to thank them for coming and for their support". (more...)
Defending NFC champion Falcons try to stay focused Defending NFC champion Falcons try to stay focused
- December 22, 2017

Panthers lose to Buccaneers, Saints lose to Falcons: This is the one scenario where we go to Week 17 with all three teams still in position to win the division . Last week produced better results on the ground, as the Saints finished with 131 yards and two touchdowns on 28 attempts (4.7 ypc) against the Jets . (more...)
Disgraced NBA ref in weird hammer arrest Disgraced NBA ref in weird hammer arrest
- December 22, 2017

Disgraced former National Basketball Association referee Tim Donaghy , who did prison time for his role in one of the the biggest scandals in National Basketball Association history, has been arrested after a man accused him of threatening him with a hammer. (more...)
Kevin Pietersen calls for England clean-out after Ashes series loss Kevin Pietersen calls for England clean-out after Ashes series loss
- December 22, 2017

I'm sure there's going to be some good balls flying around out there, but these two (Malan and Bairstow) especially showed in the first innings that they can occupy the crease for a long time, so hopefully they get off to a good start in the morning". (more...)
Saina Nehwal not happy with planning of major tournaments Saina Nehwal not happy with planning of major tournaments
- December 22, 2017

But I have to get my fitness higher to play five matches back to back in any tournament". The losses in the finals of World Championships and the Dubai Super Series Finals still rankle, but the queen of the courts is taking heart from her two title wins. (more...)
Joël Matip Returns to Training Ahead of Arsenal Match Joël Matip Returns to Training Ahead of Arsenal Match
- December 22, 2017

Klopp continued: "But Joël Matip , it's positive". I'm not sure if he's ready for Arsenal , but [will be] for the games coming up then, I'm pretty sure. The Reds boss declared that the news of Lallana's return is "good" but said he "needs to collect minutes now" and that Liverpool will see how they "manage that". (more...)
Orioles may hold onto Manny Machado for time being
- December 22, 2017

Such a trade would not have been without precedent, with the Atlanta Braves ' 2015 trade of outfielder Jason Heyward providing a recent benchmark. The Orioles are seeking two starting pitchers to bolster a rotation fronted by young starters Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman but pretty thin after that. (more...)
MLB Rumors: Manny Machado 'Staying Put' With Orioles Unless Offers Change
- December 22, 2017

The short of it is the offers for Machado haven't been what Baltimore was hoping for, but at the same time, they're going to be without closer Zach Britton , who ruptured his achilles working out, haven't upgraded the rotation, and don't have the farm system to make up for the free agents they aren't signing. (more...)