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Cross wins first set against Van Gerwen Cross wins first set against Van Gerwen
- December 31, 2017

He has the ideal chance to live up to that reputation on New Year's Day (Tuesday NZ time) against the man himself after the 57-year-old master remained on course for a fairytale finish to his illustrious career. Cross hit 50 in two darts to lead 3-2 and then missed a dart at the bull for the match in leg six before van Gerwen landed double 18 for 3-3. "At points I felt inexperienced, I really did, but I still got through. (more...)
$0.91 EPS Expected for MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX)
- December 31, 2017

As per Wednesday, December 9, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, October 22. (NASDAQ:MKTX) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: "MarketAxess Announces Monthly Volume Statistics for November 2017" on December 04, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "MarketAxess Holdings, Inc". (more...)
76ers vs. Nuggets Predictions: Will Philly Pull Off Upset? 12/30/17 76ers vs. Nuggets Predictions: Will Philly Pull Off Upset? 12/30/17
- December 31, 2017

Redick who connected on two jumpers to help get the Sixers a 6-0 lead. The Philadelphia 76ers (15-19) couldn't follow up their Christmas Day win over the New York Knicks as they suffered another disappointing setback in Portland. Holmes posted 14 points, three rebounds, three assists in 19 minutes off the bench. McConnell (10) combined for 38 points off of the bench. The Sixers didn't get their first points of the second half until almost five minutes in, and those came on free throws by ... (more...)
UFC 219: Carla Esparza edges out Cynthia Calvillo by decision UFC 219: Carla Esparza edges out Cynthia Calvillo by decision
- December 31, 2017

Esparza was aggressive as the two strawweights threw down to end a close fight. She looks for punches and Calvillo very nicely times a takedown off of that and lands it. Calvillo into the clinch against the cage, but Esparza gets out of that and gotes back to striking range. leg kick for Esparza. Esparza would shoot only when Calvillo would take the pressure off, and Calvillo would counter her with little effort. (more...)
Chelsea v Stoke City Chelsea v Stoke City
- December 31, 2017

Davide Zappacosta scored a late fifth from 20 yards out as the Blues made it five wins from their last six games. Full match report to follow... Antonio Rudiger set the Blues on their way towards victory by firing the west London side ahead in the third minute. (more...)
Fulton Bank NA Takes Position in Apache Co
- December 31, 2017

Institute For Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Apache Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.33B market cap company. Cedar Hill Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 1.13% or 142,540 shares. They expect $0.03 earnings per share, down 81.25% or $0.13 from last year's $0.16 per share. (more...)
Hazard`s father: He awaits a call from Real Madrid Hazard`s father: He awaits a call from Real Madrid
- December 31, 2017

Chelsea are still involved in the Carabao Cup and FA Cup and have a Champions League last-16 tie with Barcelona to come, leaving them a good chance of finishing 2017-18 with silverware. Hazard's father, however, said that the Belgian worldwide has not signed any contract with the club led by Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid's coach. In this case, I have to respect the opinion. (more...)
Khabib Nurmagomedov Makes Weight For UFC 219 Khabib Nurmagomedov Makes Weight For UFC 219
- December 31, 2017

I think I can make this weight, 145, too. Because this is one of the biggest fights in Russian MMA. I'm happy to report that Khabib did indeed make weight at the commission weigh-ins Friday morning in Las Vegas, coming in at 155.5 pounds (non-title fighters may weigh in up to a pound above their limit). (more...)
South Africa hammers Zimbabwe by innings in 4-day test South Africa hammers Zimbabwe by innings in 4-day test
- December 31, 2017

The right-hander, known for his pyrotechnics, scored a quickfire 53 helping after coming into bat at number four. "It's not like only two guys are playing in this series". We rather have them do two sessions like today, get into the Test match zone, test ourselves. The two batsmen have been an integral part of the star-studded franchise and have stitched memorable stands to help their team win matches in the cash-rich league. (more...)
Kristaps Porzingis's 30 Points Help Knicks Top Pelicans and End Skid Kristaps Porzingis's 30 Points Help Knicks Top Pelicans and End Skid
- December 31, 2017

Anthony Davis led the Pelicans (18-18) scoring a game-high 31 points and finished one rebound shy of a double-double. Porzingis finished with 30 points, including nine points in the final four minutes, and seven rebounds. After squandering a double-digit third-quarter lead, the Knicks had to erase an 8-point deficit in the final 3 minutes. The Knicks were still down by 5 with 1:30 remaining, but Porzingis scored seven straight points to give NY a two-point lead. (more...)
Livid Mark Richt bumps ref after controversial no-call in Orange Bowl Livid Mark Richt bumps ref after controversial no-call in Orange Bowl
- December 31, 2017

Several members of the Miami support staff attempted to corral Richt, but he pushed them away as well. Wisconsin would score a touchdown on the ensuing play to take a 24-14 lead into halftime. ESPN sideline reporter Molly McGrath asked Richt at halftime what attributed to his frustration. His curt response included a simple "watch the tape" before he exited the field. (more...)
#2 MSU routs Cleveland State #2 MSU routs Cleveland State
- December 31, 2017

Savannah State shoots an absurd amount of 3-pointers per game - almost 40 - and the Tigers also have a poor defense. Their 63-point first half was the highest since Izzo became head coach in 1995. "I feel like everybody is trying to buy in to their jobs and what they're supposed to do on the team". The Cowboys (10-3, 0-1), the nation's No. 2 free throw shooting team entering the game, went just 11 of 19 from the line in the second half. (more...)
Raiders preparing to offer Jon Gruden head coach job Raiders preparing to offer Jon Gruden head coach job
- December 31, 2017

Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio reported it's a "coin flip" as to whether the Raiders will fire head coach Jack Del Rio at the end of the 2017 season. Why would Gruden want the Raiders job? . He now serves as the color commentator during the Monday Night Football telecast, a job he has insisted he is happy in. (more...)
Chelsea vs. Stoke City live stream info, TV channel, time Chelsea vs. Stoke City live stream info, TV channel, time
- December 31, 2017

Chelsea will once again be without David Luiz as the defender is still nursing a knee injury but Conte hopes to have him available again for the FA Cup clash with Norwich next weekend. "We started the game very well, with great desire to score early", said Conte. "But usually I am more anxious when our striker doesn't have the opportunities to score". (more...)
Man City fans excited as Guardiola splashes out on Manchester apartment Man City fans excited as Guardiola splashes out on Manchester apartment
- December 31, 2017

Raheem Sterling says Manchester City are motivated by the pursuit of silverware rather than the promise of breaking more records as the Premier League leaders chase another landmark at Crystal Palace tomorrow. Carragher acknowledged Mourinho's success in winning the EFL Cup and Europa League during his first season at Old Trafford last term but feels he is lagging behind Guardiola when it comes to helping players to reach their potential. (more...)
Arsene Wenger 'worried about division in Arsenal camp'
- December 31, 2017

It's onwards and upwards for the England hopeful and he even admitted in his post-match interview that he's noticed improvements in his game. Speaking after the game Wilshere said: "I'm happy with my form. Jack Wilshere has revealed that he expects to sign a new deal to extend his future at Arsenal following a brilliant performance at Selhurst Park. (more...)
Kashmir: 3 jawans injured as terrorist attack CRPF camp in Pulwama Kashmir: 3 jawans injured as terrorist attack CRPF camp in Pulwama
- December 31, 2017

As per media reports, the attack was carried out around 2:10 am at Lethpora. A gun-battle between the terrorists and security forces was underway when last reports came in. Hinting that the terrorist might be planning an attack on New Years, the CRPF official also said that there is quite a possibility of a similar type of attack on other camps also. (more...)
Paul Scholes Has A Damning Assessment Of Paul Pogba Paul Scholes Has A Damning Assessment Of Paul Pogba
- December 31, 2017

Jose Mourinho's side failed to break down Mauricio Pellegrini's team, who haven't won a league fixture since beating Everton back in November and conceded five goals against Tottenham on Boxing Day. "We didn't have the final pass today, and we had a penalty that wasn't given, and if we had that, and scored, it would've changed the game". 'I had to bring on Marcus Rashford to play 90 minutes when he clearly needs rest. (more...)
Offensive outburst lifts Butler past No. 1 Villanova Offensive outburst lifts Butler past No. 1 Villanova
- December 31, 2017

The Butler Bulldogs handed the top-ranked Villanova Wildcats their first loss of the season, 101-93, on Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. It's the first time Villanova allowed 100 points to an opponent since a 101-80 defeat to the Creighton Bluejays on February 16, 2014. But trying to explain another loss in this series, all while ranked No. (more...)
Humana INC (HUM) Stock Rose While Bluefin Trading LLC Lowered Its Stake
- December 31, 2017

Humana (NYSE:HUM) traded down $0.94 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $248.07. The company's stock had a trading volume of 794,553 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,366,503. More notable recent Humana Inc . Evercore Tru Co Na accumulated 2.03 million shares. Moreover, Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0.08% invested in Humana Inc . (more...)
FSU drops thriller to Duke, 100-93 FSU drops thriller to Duke, 100-93
- December 31, 2017

Before the season started, it was noticed that the schedule makers within the ACC didn't do FSU basketball any favors with a three game stretch to open up conference play that saw the Seminoles play three teams now ranked in the top 15 nationally - starting off with a road battle against the fourth ranked Duke Blue Devils. (more...)
Alabama's keys to victory against Clemson Alabama's keys to victory against Clemson
- December 30, 2017

There's little doubt Clemson buys into the adage: "You've got to spend money to make money". "These are the best of the best in college football, blocking you and carrying the football". "I wouldn't say I necessarily see that happening", Will Swinney said. It has worked — Clemson is 41-3 with its three current coordinators in place. (more...)
Sam Darnold Not Ready To Make NFL Decision Sam Darnold Not Ready To Make NFL Decision
- December 30, 2017

Darnold struggled in the loss to the Buckeyes. There were several players to scout at the game - many of them playing for OSU - but the big prospect to watch was USC quarterback Sam Darnold , who turned in an underwhelming performance. "He's every bit of it". USC coach Clay Helton has served as a mentor for Darnold throughout this process, and reminded the media that his star quarterback has "all the time in the world". (more...)
Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United striker suffers head injury against Southampton Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United striker suffers head injury against Southampton
- December 30, 2017

Lukaku was taken off on a stretcher with an oxygen mask attached to his face following lengthy treatment on the pitch. Lukaku started the season with 11 goals in 10 games but has only scored four times in his last 19 outings. 'He says he is paid to play he is paid to make a sacrifice and the team doesn't have many options up there, ' Mourinho revealed ahead of kick-off. The 24-year-old has played every minute of his club's Premier League campaign so far because of the injury problems of ... (more...)
Newcastle and Brighton scrap for a point Newcastle and Brighton scrap for a point
- December 30, 2017

Joselu then failed to make the most of two shooting chances in quick succession before Brighton again threatened from a corner, this time Lewis Dunk seeing his header kept out by Darlow. A quiet opening brought no chances until the 17th minute when Shane Duffy steered a header over the crossbar from a corner, while good work from Ryan at the other end five minutes later saw him cut out Dwight Gayle's low cross and prevent Joselu from latching onto the rebound. (more...)
Downgrades Syntel (SYNT) to Underweight
- December 30, 2017

Group One Trading L.P. now owns 7,287 shares of the information technology services provider's stock worth $143,000 after acquiring an additional 2,498 shares in the last quarter. Therefore 70% are positive. General Mills Inc. had 65 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. It appears that trading for shares of Syntel (NASDAQ:SYNT) will be interesting to watch today. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas tried to force his way into lineup Wednesday against Kings Isaiah Thomas tried to force his way into lineup Wednesday against Kings
- December 30, 2017

In fact, Thomas said he tried to force his way into the lineup against his old team, the Sacramento Kings , on Wednesday. Thomas' return probably wouldn't have meant much as the Cavaliers were completely outplayed by the Kings in the fourth quarter. (more...)
West Brom boss Pardew admits Arsenal target Evans could leave West Brom boss Pardew admits Arsenal target Evans could leave
- December 30, 2017

West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew has this morning admitted that defender Jonny Evans could be sold in the near future, to fund other moves for the Baggies . That's football, because the next game is always the most important one. It is ominous that the four teams above West Brom in terms of the worst winless runs in the Premier League all went on to be relegated and the Baggies will be looking to turn around their fortunes in the coming weeks. (more...)
Clippers' Blake Griffin returns to lineup vs. Lakers Friday Clippers' Blake Griffin returns to lineup vs. Lakers Friday
- December 30, 2017

As a team, the Lakers shot just 37 percent from the field while allowing the Grizzlies to shot 49 percent from the field but they actually fought well to tie the scores after three quarters, but the Grizzlies went on a decisive 22-6 run to start fourth quarter to take the game away from the Lakers. (more...)
Packers Sign Adams To Extension Packers Sign Adams To Extension
- December 30, 2017

According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network , the three-year extension is worth $25.5 million. Linsley has started all 53 regular-season games he's played in since entering the National Football League as a fifth-round draft choice in 2014, including all 16 games as a rookie. (more...)