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Steelers activate Marcus Gilbert, release James Harrison Steelers activate Marcus Gilbert, release James Harrison
- December 23, 2017

The Steelers (11-3) released Harrison, 39, on Saturday after a season in which his playing time severely diminished while the wins kept piling up. He signed with the Steelers in 2002 as an undrafted rookie free agent. Deebo presumably finishes his Steelers career with 80.5 sacks and 82.5 in his career for the one year he spent in Cincinnati. Gilbert was suspended for four games by the NFL on November 20 for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs. (more...)
Flames comeback falls short against the Canadiens Flames comeback falls short against the Canadiens
- December 23, 2017

Claude Julien has not yet confirmed Saturday's goaltender in Edmonton, but with two games in two nights and Price having started the last 12-straight, Antti Niemi could get his first start since November 22. The Canadiens play in Edmonton on Saturday. "We've put together a good string of games, but the one that irks you the most is the ones when you get out-battled and that's tonight and I'm not happy". (more...)
International Olympic Committee punishes 11 more Russian competitors International Olympic Committee punishes 11 more Russian competitors
- December 23, 2017

Demchenko and Ivanova were punished along with two speed skaters, three cross country skiers, two bobsledders and two ice hockey players. The McLaren Report revealed widespread doping at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. These latest International Olympic Committee sanctions brings to 43 the number of Russians caught out by the Oswald Commission into doping at Sochi with three cases pending. (more...)
Central Michigan pays tribute to alum Dick Enberg with bowl helmet sticker Central Michigan pays tribute to alum Dick Enberg with bowl helmet sticker
- December 23, 2017

Wyoming with helmet stickers featuring his signature catch phrase , "Oh my!" A native of Mount Clemens, Michigan, Enberg spent his collegiate days at nearby Central Michigan . (more...)
Harry Kane equals Alan Shearer record for goals in a calendar year Harry Kane equals Alan Shearer record for goals in a calendar year
- December 23, 2017

Harry Kane has scored 53 goals in all competitions in 2017. The 24-year-old completed his treble with an emphatic left-footed finish with 11 minutes left to make the points secure and move onto 36 Premier League goals for 2017, level with the calendar-year record set by Alan Shearer in 1995. (more...)
India squad for South Africa ODI series announced India squad for South Africa ODI series announced
- December 23, 2017

Like the Tests, selectors have again opted for a 17-man squad . The right-handed batsman recently suffered a hamstring injury and thus was ruled out of the series against Sri Lanka. India has announced its squad for the tough ODI series beginning in South Africa soon. Also returning to the squad , along with Kohli, are batsman Kedar Jadhav and paceman Shardul Thakur, while Mohammed Shami has been preferred over Umesh Yadav as the fourth pacer in the squad that has ten players who can ... (more...)
Brighton and Hove Albion vs Watford - Betting Tips and Predictions Brighton and Hove Albion vs Watford - Betting Tips and Predictions
- December 23, 2017

No prizes for guessing the half-time score at Brighton v Watford. Chris Hughton has urged Brighton & Hove Albion to build on Saturday's 1-0 win over Watford when they face Chelsea away on Boxing Day. Watford should be safe from the threat of the drop, but Marco Silva will be taking nothing for granted after five matches without a triumph for his team. (more...)
EPL: What I want from Iheanacho - Leicester manager, Puel EPL: What I want from Iheanacho - Leicester manager, Puel
- December 23, 2017

It's important for them and for the squad. However, Puel has informed the press that Slimani is working hard in training and has maintained a positive attitude, despite not featuring within the first team. (more...)
Panthers Owner-Sexual Misconduct Panthers Owner-Sexual Misconduct
- December 23, 2017

The Observer reported Thursday that the Panthers' withholding the settlements from the league could represent a violation of the league's personal conduct policy. According to the report, there also was an incident in which Richardson directed a racial slur at an African-American scout for the team. Richardson said in a statement released Sunday he was putting the Panthers franchise up for sale at the end of the 2017 season. (more...)
Leg-spinner Chahal takes four as India thump Sri Lanka… Leg-spinner Chahal takes four as India thump Sri Lanka…
- December 23, 2017

Many said that he should now hang his boots and make way for youngsters to take his place. Having played India nearly every month in 2017, the Sri Lankan cricketers are now having a hard time in digesting the fact that the Indian team will be heading to South Africa in January next year, writing off the possibility of another India-SL series for a couple of months. (more...)
Mkhitaryan hopes 2018 will be a turning point for Armenian football Mkhitaryan hopes 2018 will be a turning point for Armenian football
- December 23, 2017

They say Inter want to secure a loan deal, however they can't commit to buying him in the summer. He thanked everyone for the "high honor". "It will be a prosperous year for our country and our National Team", Mkhitaryan wrote on Facebook. (more...)
James Rodriguez Eager To Remain At Bayern Munich James Rodriguez Eager To Remain At Bayern Munich
- December 23, 2017

Bayern Munich is a huge club and they are on the same level as Real Madrid I feel. "We can go into the holidays with a good feeling after the last few weeks and hope to be successful next year as well". Having overcome early problems with the language , James has now "settled in well" in Germany despite "it being a little cold". Bayern Munich have announced winger Kingsley Coman has signed a three-year contract extension, committing his future to the Bundesliga champions to 2023. (more...)
Houston Rockets: Chris Paul ruled out vs. former team Houston Rockets: Chris Paul ruled out vs. former team
- December 23, 2017

The nine-time All-Star point guard was ruled out of Friday's home game against the Los Angeles Clippers due to a groin injury. Chris Paul 's first opportunity to face his former team will have to wait. The Rockets offense is fast, free-flowing and allows players to improvise and be creative and Paul insists he doesn't miss the more methodical set plays he used to deploy for Doc Rivers in Tinseltown. (more...)
Jeff Fisher says he left LA Rams in 'pretty good shape' Jeff Fisher says he left LA Rams in 'pretty good shape'
- December 23, 2017

Under Fisher, the Rams' offense was the worst in the league , and quarterbacks Case Keenum and Jared Goff have looked like entirely different players after escaping Fisher. Now under new head coach Sean McVay, the Los Angeles Rams are firing on all cylinders and own a 10-4 record. "This team has grown up together". Dave McGinnis, Fisher's assistant head coach with the Rams from 2012 through 2016, agrees with Fisher's sentiments. (more...)
Scorchers bowl out Sixers for 132 in BBL Scorchers bowl out Sixers for 132 in BBL
- December 23, 2017

Tye got Sean Abbott out caught after a heave across the line saw a top edge go to Mitchell Johnson at point. Then as the crowd clapped him in, Tye attacked the legs of Doug Bollinger to bring up a miraculous hat-trick which ended the Sixers' innings. (more...)
4-Year-Old Girl Shot In Father's Arms In Southwest Philly
- December 23, 2017

It happened around 11:10 p.m. when the father was walking to his auto on the 5900 block of Springfield Avenue. The child was taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where she was treated for her wounds and reportedly in stable condition. (more...)
John Wall Spreads Holiday Love to Teammates by Gifting Them Rolexes
- December 23, 2017

According to TMZ who talked to Govberg Jewelers in Philadelphia, those watches retail for $40,000, which means that the 27-year-old coughed up around $640K for the gift. on Saturday. Wall's field goal percentage has dipped to 41.7 percent, which, if it holds up, would be his worst shooting effort since his rookie season in 2010-11. (more...)
Former Eagles DE Trent Cole will officially retire on Christmas Former Eagles DE Trent Cole will officially retire on Christmas
- December 23, 2017

Penn had started 170 straight regular-season games before the injury, but did miss Oakland's playoff game a year ago with a knee problem. Of the 176 games Cole appeared in during his National Football League career, 154 of them came as a starter, with an incredible 145 straight starts in midnight green. (more...)
Hamsik Breaks Maradonna's Napoli Goalscoring Record
- December 23, 2017

NAPLES, Italy (AP) - Marek Hamsik became Napoli's all-time record scorer on Saturday after netting his 116th goal for the Serie A club to surpass Argentina great Diego Maradona's tally. Maradona won two Serie A titles, the Coppa Italia, the Supercoppa and the 1989 UEFA Cup during his seven years at the club, in which time he made 259 appearances. (more...)
Varun Dhawan to star in remake of Biwi No 1? Varun Dhawan to star in remake of Biwi No 1?
- December 23, 2017

Varun Dhawan's Judwaa 2 has been one of the biggest hits of 2017. He will also be seen in comparatively serious roles in the coming year - October by Shoojit Sircar and then Sui Dhaaga by Sharad Katariya. Biwi No. 1 revolved around Prem, (Salman Khan) who is married to the traditional and caring Pooja (Karisma Kapoor) and has two kids. "Shooting dates and casting of the leading ladies will begin once the final script is locked", informs a source close to the development. (more...)
Birmingham, Armed Forces and Dollar General Birmingham, Armed Forces and Dollar General
- December 23, 2017

With 11,385 yards of total offense, he needs just 47 to break the American Athletic Conference career record held by Temple's Phillip Walker. The Blazers were playing in a bowl game in their first season since being restored as a program, but couldn't get anything going offensively in the loss. (more...)
Indian ODI squad for South Africa series announced Indian ODI squad for South Africa series announced
- December 23, 2017

Apart from him, middle-order batsman Kedar Jadhav also features in the squad . MSK Prasad , the chairman of selectors, hastened to add it was not the end of the road for Ashwin and Jadeja, who last played an ODI in June-July. However, it was expected that they might make the cut for the South Africa tour. Jadhav (hamstring) and Thakur (shoulder) were injured during the ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka that concludes on Sunday with the inconsequential third T20I in Mumbai . (more...)
Pep Guardiola on Manchester City 4-title sweep: Quadruple isn't real Pep Guardiola on Manchester City 4-title sweep: Quadruple isn't real
- December 23, 2017

The visitors looked to have booked a semi-final place with a first-half Bernardo Silva goal until Leicester were awarded a soft looking penalty seven minutes into stoppage time which Jamie Vardy converted. But Leicester levelled in the seventh of eight minutes of time added on at the end when Kyle Walker tangled with Gray and Vardy scored the spot-kick. (more...)
Anchor Capital Advisors LLC Maintains Position in Huntington Bancshares INC (HBAN)
- December 23, 2017

It has outperformed by 300.26% the S&P500. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated operates as a holding firm for The Huntington National Bank that provides commercial, small business, consumer, and mortgage banking services. They set an "outperform" rating and a $15.00 price target for the company. Credit Suisse maintained Caterpillar Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Thursday, October 29 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Mourinho Hints as Playing Ibrahimovic and Lukaku Together Saturday Mourinho Hints as Playing Ibrahimovic and Lukaku Together Saturday
- December 23, 2017

Questions have remained over how Mourinho planned to use Ibrahimovic after the close-season signing of Lukaku, who has 15 goals in all competitions this campaign. Ibrahimovic made his first start since the serious injury on Wednesday night and the 36-year-old scored in Manchester United's 2-1 loss to Bristol City in the League Cup quarter-finals at Ashton Gate. (more...)
PSG to offer €170m for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic PSG to offer €170m for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
- December 23, 2017

The new transfer goal of the Paris Grand has become a 22-year-old midfielder for Lazio and the national team of Serbia Sergei Milinkovic-Savic. Jose Mourinho's reported admiration for the player , who he's said to be "enchanted" by, has been justified on repeated occasions and "SMS" looks set to be a star of the market. (more...)
Conte says he can count on Chelsea youngster Conte says he can count on Chelsea youngster
- December 23, 2017

These performances convinced me that Christensen has to play with regularity". "A big loss for us, but it happened". The 25-year-old Spain global scored the victor for Chelsea against Bournemouth and took the ball and put it under his shirt to showcase the fact that his spouse Alice Campello is expecting the couple's first child . (more...)
Brendan Rodgers 'won't stop Celtic players leaving the club' Brendan Rodgers 'won't stop Celtic players leaving the club'
- December 23, 2017

We have got no d*******s. 'We weren't so good at Hearts. " Lewis Morgan is a really, really exciting talent, and in normal circumstances, he is a million-pound player", St Mirren chief Tony Fitzpatrick told the Scottish Sun . Our performance at Pittodrie was outstanding. 'We gave away hardly anything in the game. What was important for our mentality was keeping our clean sheet again. (more...)
Tom Brady shuts down reporter who asked about Alex Guerrero report
- December 23, 2017

Brady: "Uhh, I don't really agree with your question, so I don't know what you're talking about". Guerrero works with many players on the New England roster in addition to Brady , including tight end Rob Gronkowski , but he's no longer allowed on the sidelines during games and can not be on the team flight for road games, according to the Globe . (more...)
Dwayne Bravo becomes first bowler with 400 wickets in T20I Dwayne Bravo becomes first bowler with 400 wickets in T20I
- December 23, 2017

Medium pacer Bravo was outstanding, taking five for 28 from his four overs to lead the Renegades attack. In reply, Renegades lost their captain and opener Aaron Finch early for just four runs. Matthew Wade tried to up the ante and score some runs before becoming Bravo's fifth victim of the match, falling for 15 on the last ball of the innings. (more...)