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Louise Redknapp granted divorce from Jamie Redknapp after citing 'unreasonable behaviour' Louise Redknapp granted divorce from Jamie Redknapp after citing 'unreasonable behaviour'
- December 29, 2017

The pair have six weeks to apply for their final decree of divorce absolute in court. The grounds for the divorce in the paper work were that the marriage had been irretrievably broken because of Mr Redknapp's "unreasonable behaviour". The couple were hit by the "Strictly Curse" after Lou admitted Strictly had opened her horizons and that she wanted to relaunch her career. She said she felt "lost" as a wife and home-maker, adding: "I became a sort of Stepford Wife, wanting to be flawless ... (more...)
Browns coach Hue Jackson not ready to address Josh Rosen's comments Browns coach Hue Jackson not ready to address Josh Rosen's comments
- December 29, 2017

UCLA quarterback and top National Football League prospect Josh Rosen sat out Tuesday night's Cactus Bowl after he was not cleared to play. "Any team that would want to give me that opportunity to be a part of their organization, it would mean the world to me". (more...)
Eden Hazard's Chelsea Future Thrown Into Serious Doubt Eden Hazard's Chelsea Future Thrown Into Serious Doubt
- December 29, 2017

Eden Hazard doesn't want to sign a contract extension at Chelsea . 'As of right now, there is no contact from Real Madrid . Chelsea boss Antonio Conte admitted this month that there had been contact with the Belgium international's agent over the prospect of a new deal, with the Premier League champion reportedly willing to offer wages of £300,000 per week. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Gives Liverpool Injury Updates on Jordan Henderson & Alberto Moreno Jurgen Klopp Gives Liverpool Injury Updates on Jordan Henderson & Alberto Moreno
- December 29, 2017

And he will be desperate to keep up his good form when Jurgen Klopp's men take on Leicester at home on Saturday afternoon. Asked whether any lessons were learned from those games, Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com: "You can not learn from it, you only learn to accept it". (more...)
Cenk Tosun agrees personal terms and passes medical ahead of £25m transfer Cenk Tosun agrees personal terms and passes medical ahead of £25m transfer
- December 29, 2017

Fanatik now claim that tonight as Tosun's final game for Besiktas , and he will complete his move to Everton in January, after taking a short break to Dubai. "We need a front man, if we can find one". We are struggling to score goals. They will press ahead in seeking to conclude negotiations for the 26-year-old Turkish forward who has enjoyed a productive campaign for Besiktas , helping them into the Champions League knockout stages. (more...)
NBA Predictions: Will 76ers pull off upset at Trail Blazers? 12/28/17 NBA Predictions: Will 76ers pull off upset at Trail Blazers? 12/28/17
- December 29, 2017

He averages 25.2 points and 6.4 assists per game, but missed two games in a row with a hamstring concern. Now, Hartstein has examined every matchup, every player and every trend for 76ers-Trail Blazers and locked in his against-the-spread pick. (more...)
UK's Kane Topples Messi and Ronaldo as Highest Goal-Scorer UK's Kane Topples Messi and Ronaldo as Highest Goal-Scorer
- December 29, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino says that "anything can happen" after seeing his side end the year with a 5-2 win over Southampton to close the gap on second. "To be better maybe it's a very small step", Pochettino said. Tottenham striker Harry Kane wants to be a 10-season wonder to shame the doubters and earn his place alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo . (more...)
Morata, Alonso lead Chelsea victory over Brighton Morata, Alonso lead Chelsea victory over Brighton
- December 29, 2017

Albion held Chelsea to a first-half draw as the teams met competitively for the first time since 1989. Alvaro Morata scored on his return from suspension as Chelsea eased past Brighton 2-0 in the English Premier League on Tuesday. The breakthrough came straight after the break as Cesar Azpilicueta, who hardly put a foot wrong all afternoon, floated a long range pass on to the head of Alvaro Morata who put away his 10th goal of the season. (more...)
Anderson ball-tampering claims 'a beat-up' Anderson ball-tampering claims 'a beat-up'
- December 29, 2017

There were mutterings about two tactics apparently being used by England to rough up the ball in order to encourage reverse swing. The match referee, Ranjan Madugalle, confirmed after a play that both teams had been warned about scuffing the ball up by deliberately throwing it to the wicketkeeper on the half-volley, but there were no reports of ball tampering. (more...)
MMA Fighter Misses Weight By 28 (!) Pounds; Opponent Totally Freaks Out MMA Fighter Misses Weight By 28 (!) Pounds; Opponent Totally Freaks Out
- December 29, 2017

Garcia was involved in one of the stranger fights of 2016, when she faced off with a 49-year-old on New Year's Eve and battered her into defeat after she bounced off the ropes like a WWE superstar. She has won four of her five MMA bouts with Rizin since her December 2015 debut. She was placed by Yumiko Hotta, who Garcia beat in 41 seconds. She fought Megumi Yabushita under Shootboxing rules this summer, and the fight was called off after she landed an illegal soccer kick. (more...)
Slovakia stuns by defeating U.S. at world juniors Slovakia stuns by defeating U.S. at world juniors
- December 29, 2017

The U.S. men's junior team goes outdoors Friday to make history with the Canadian junior team. The Americans' next game is on Friday, when they take on Team Canada outdoors at New Era Field at 3:00 p.m. Philip Wuthrich made 32 saves. Artur Kayumov and Georgi Ivanov scored third-period goals to lead Russian Federation over Switzerland. Finland improved to 1-1 in group play. (more...)
Knicks overwhelmed by Kawhi Leonard-less Spurs Knicks overwhelmed by Kawhi Leonard-less Spurs
- December 29, 2017

Kristaps Porzingis was the game's high scorer with 23 points on 9-for-22 shooting. The Spurs had a relatively easy win at home on Tuesday, overcoming Brooklyn 108-97. Hornacek said he wouldn't be surprised to see Aldridge land in the All-Star game after missing it last season. The Spurs had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (32.7 vs. (more...)
We've Studied How Other Teams Have Tackled Celtic - Rangers Boss Graeme Murty We've Studied How Other Teams Have Tackled Celtic - Rangers Boss Graeme Murty
- December 29, 2017

The bad news for Murty is that Ryan Jack is nearly certainly out of the derby clash after being caught by Cedric Kipre's nasty first-half challenge. "The last thing I want to do is give Celtic any motivation by telling them they're dropping off a level", he said. (more...)
Holly Holm seeking big win vs. Cyborg Holly Holm seeking big win vs. Cyborg
- December 29, 2017

Justino (18-1, 1 NC), a San Diego resident by way of Curitiba, Brazil, has not lost a fight since her pro debut in 2005. UFC 219 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the women's featherweight championship bout at UFC 219 on Saturday, December 30th on Pay-Per-View. (more...)
Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD)
- December 29, 2017

The higher the relative volume is the more in play it is because more traders are watching and trading it. The decline came at a share volume of 3 million compared to average share volume of 8.9 million. To distinguish between calculation methods using future growth and historical growth, the terms "forward PEG" and "trailing PEG" are sometimes used. Shareholders looking to interpret historical returns should keep one caveat in mind: you can't assume that the future will be like the past. (more...)
Rajinikanth to fans: Don't fall at my feet Rajinikanth to fans: Don't fall at my feet
- December 29, 2017

However, Thalaivar has made a decision to postpone his dubbing as the actor is busy with six-day long fans meet which had started from December 26 and will end on December 31. The fan club got an wonderful opportunity to take a photograph with their matinee idol. This day has been dedicated to fans hailing from Madurai and surrounding areas. (more...)
Wenger tells Mourinho to 'deal with it' Wenger tells Mourinho to 'deal with it'
- December 29, 2017

Asked whether such form was good enough for a big club like United, Mourinho appeared upset that his club was being held to different standards. "I have been in that position for 21 years so I can't start to complain now", the Frenchman said. (more...)
Wild Oats stripped of Sydney-Hobart race title Wild Oats stripped of Sydney-Hobart race title
- December 29, 2017

We have to remember this wasn't a quick decision, it took over three hours to come to their conclusion. But the Australian supermaxi could face a time penalty, with second-placed LDV Comanche launching a protest over a near-collision just after the race's start. (more...)
Role defined for new Tennessee assistant coach Charles Kelly Role defined for new Tennessee assistant coach Charles Kelly
- December 29, 2017

A source tells GN Kelly and his wife toured the CSU campus . Defensive coordinator Charles Kelly has coached his last game at Florida State. After the national championship season, Pruitt departed for Georgia and Kelly was promoted to head defensive coordinator. (more...)
Roger Federer has surprise expectations for 2018 as he lands in Australia Roger Federer has surprise expectations for 2018 as he lands in Australia
- December 29, 2017

Federer doesn't expect to repeat the incredible season he had in 2017, and told reporters that he's going to " try and keep it cool " this year. He arrived in Perth early on Thursday morning with his family and flew to Rottnest Island by helicopter on to mingle with some eager fans at Parakeet Bay. (more...)
Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic set for comeback in Abu Dhabi Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic set for comeback in Abu Dhabi
- December 29, 2017

The 36-year-old American, the most successful player in the Open era with 23 Grand Slam titles, plays French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in a match scheduled to be held before the men's final. "I think it is great". Roberto Bautista Agut will face Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals of the Mubadala World Tennis Championships after seeing off Andrey Rublev in straight sets. (more...)
Real Madrid, Zidane receives an ultimatum ?
- December 29, 2017

However, Ronaldo might struggle to win the award next year, with Real languishing 14 points behind Barcelona in the current race for the La Liga title. "Thanks also to the president and to Real Madrid for giving me the opportunity [to coach the team]". Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane denies the club is in crisis. (more...)
LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin may return before end of December LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin may return before end of December
- December 29, 2017

He actually could", Rivers said before Tuesday's win over the Kings, via ESPN . The news of Griffin reportedly close to returning comes as welcomed news for the Clippers as they have dealt with numerous injuries to several key members of their team this season. (more...)
Turnovers cost Virginia Tech in Camping World Bowl loss to Oklahoma State Turnovers cost Virginia Tech in Camping World Bowl loss to Oklahoma State
- December 29, 2017

An 18-play drive that began at its own 9-yard line resulted in no points after a fumble by Jackson when the Hokies were at the Cowboys' 1-yard line. Rudolph finished 21 for 32 for 351 yards and two touchdowns. It was the first time this season Oklahoma State failed to score a touchdown in the first quarter of a game. Running back Steven Peoples accounted for 56 of those yards. (more...)
Rockets G ruled out Thursday vs. Celtics Rockets G ruled out Thursday vs. Celtics
- December 29, 2017

Paul will miss his third straight contest since sustaining a left adductor strain in the fourth quarter of a 122-116 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on December 20. "We want to make sure he's 100 per cent". Feigen also notes that forwards Luc Mbah a Moute (right shoulder) and Troy Williams (right knee MCL sprain) will also miss the game due to injury. (more...)
Jets ready to juggle lines if Mark Scheifele's injury is serious Jets ready to juggle lines if Mark Scheifele's injury is serious
- December 29, 2017

The problem with Mark Scheifele staying down on the ice and writhing in pain is, he doesn't play in the Premiership. But not like this. Less than seven minutes into the opening frame, with Edmonton defenceman Darnell Nurse in the sin bin for tripping, Connor Mcdavid and the Oilers struck just 10 seconds into their penalty kill... (more...)
Can you name all the Premier League Golden Boot winners? Can you name all the Premier League Golden Boot winners?
- December 29, 2017

Kane has been lavished with praise since his hat-trick against Southampton saw him finish 2017 with 56 goals. The acclaim for the goal-scoring feats of Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane has been the deafening soundtrack to the festive football programme as even Arsene Wenger, manager of the club that let him out of their grasp, joined in on Wednesday. (more...)
Military Bowl Predictions: Will Virginia beat Navy? 12/28/17 Military Bowl Predictions: Will Virginia beat Navy? 12/28/17
- December 29, 2017

I'll play D-back. I just want the team to be in the best position to win the football. Coming into the game second in the country averaging 343 yards per game, the Midshipmen passed that average in the third quarter en route to putting up 452 yards on the ground. (more...)
New York Giants Hire Dave Gettleman as New General Manager New York Giants Hire Dave Gettleman as New General Manager
- December 28, 2017

He helped Carolina to a 40-23-1 record over four seasons with the franchise, and was named The Sporting News NFL Executive of the Year in 2015 when the Panthers went 15-1 and advanced to Super Bowl 50. Once Gettleman has settled on a replacement for Ben McAdoo , he will have to mull over Eli Manning's future with the team as the twilight of the quarterback's career sets in. (more...)
Statement from Jacksonville Jaguars on additional playoff game seating Statement from Jacksonville Jaguars on additional playoff game seating
- December 28, 2017

In 2005, the Jaguars installed tarps to block off almost 20,000 seats at EverBank Field because the team simply couldn't fill its stadium. "Momentum from the end-of-the-season home games has been building and the atmosphere at our first playoff game in almost two decades will undoubtedly continue to be electric". (more...)