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Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic calls upon players to put in more effort Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic calls upon players to put in more effort
- November 11, 2018

The Cottagers have conceded 29 goals during that time - to share an unwanted Premier League record with Southampton from 2012-13 - and are now on a run of five straight defeats. In all competitions, Fulham have managed just one win in their 33 away visits to Liverpool (D9 L23), scoring just four times in their last 17 games at Anfield. (more...)
Tsitsipas Tops De Minaur For ATP Milan NextGen Title Tsitsipas Tops De Minaur For ATP Milan NextGen Title
- November 11, 2018

It was a typically full-blooded performance from the youngster who has soared from world number 208 to number 31 in 2019. Following Denis Shapovalov's withdrawal, the pair were the top-ranked players at the experimental event in Milan , and their supremacy was evident as they both went unbeaten through the event to reach the final. (more...)
Nationals nixed Bryce Harper trade before deadline Nationals nixed Bryce Harper trade before deadline
- November 11, 2018

Well, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic , Rizzo did in fact have a deal in place (subscription) to ship Harper to Houston at the end of July before Nats ownership put the kibosh on it. The Astros' offer would have benefitted Washington significantly more than the late-round compensatory pick it will receive in the 2019 draft, assuming Harper turns down the team's qualifying offer on Monday and signs with another club. (more...)
3 things for Sixers fans to watch against the Hornets 3 things for Sixers fans to watch against the Hornets
- November 11, 2018

Embiid scored 16 points in the 4th including a game-tying three pointer with 34 seconds left on the clock. Ben Simmons contributed 22 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds. In a game that was essentially decided in the first quarter, the Pistons were so dominant that they scored 74 points and led by 23 at halftime with Blake Griffin , the NBA's fifth-leading scorer, 0 for 2 from the field. (more...)
Steelers' Antonio Brown pulled over for going 100 mph, police say Steelers' Antonio Brown pulled over for going 100 mph, police say
- November 11, 2018

Oddly enough, it appears Brown was actually pulled over because there was a bank robbery in the area. Steve Korbel tells Mangino that an officer followed Brown and clocked him. Brown was reportedly cited for reckless driving , which can lead to a six-month license suspension and a small fine in Pennsylvania, according to CBS Pittsburgh . (more...)
James Conner gains 163 total yards and scores in a Pittsburgh win James Conner gains 163 total yards and scores in a Pittsburgh win
- November 11, 2018

Baltimore's latest loss is its third in a row, and now sitting at 4-5 on the season the Ravens are focused on getting healthy with a bye week on the horizon. Baltimore is only one game behind the first-place Steelers (4-2-1), who have won three straight since losing to the Ravens on September 30. The NFL is a physical game, and the player's bodies need time to heal and get ready for the next game and Thursday night doesn't give most players enough time to do that. (more...)
Babe Ruth, Roger Staubach among Trump's first Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Babe Ruth, Roger Staubach among Trump's first Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients
- November 11, 2018

President Trump has selected Elvis Presley as one of seven recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to be awarded at a White House ceremony on Friday. Hatch announced his retirement from the senate in January 2018 after serving Utah for 41 years, one of the longest-serving members in American history. (more...)
Silver Slugger winners announced for 2018 Major League Baseball season Silver Slugger winners announced for 2018 Major League Baseball season
- November 11, 2018

With Silver Sluggers in 2018 and 2016, Betts is now the seventh Red Sox player to win the award in multiple years, joining David Ortiz (7), Wade Boggs (6), Manny Ramirez (6), Xander Bogaerts (2), Dwight Evans (2), and Jim Rice (2). He became the first White Sox to hit 20 or more home runs in each of his first five seasons and joined Albert Pujols (2001-10) and Ted Williams (1939-42, '46-49) as the only players in major-league history to record 30-plus doubles and 20-plus home runs in each of ... (more...)
Nishikori set for ATP Finals test after bouncing back from slump Nishikori set for ATP Finals test after bouncing back from slump
- November 11, 2018

The renewed world No 1 finally confirmed it with a hurried answer that spoke of the embarrassment that it has caused both players in the wake of the state murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "I'm extraordinarily happy to have won 99 (titles) - I'm happy I won the amount of matches and tournaments this year to get me there". It's been a winning formula here'. (more...)
Raptors extend streak to five with win over Kings Raptors extend streak to five with win over Kings
- November 11, 2018

But it will be a tough task as they host the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors (10-1). The Raptors put up a shocking 23 turnovers Wednesday night, with Leonard accounting for five of them. After winning five games in a row, the Kings (6-4) lost their last game in Milwaukee. Leonard made five free throws in the period, one coming after a frustrated Joerger was called for a technical foul for arguing with officials. (more...)
How Bayern Munich could line up against Borussia Dortmund How Bayern Munich could line up against Borussia Dortmund
- November 11, 2018

Lewandowski had earlier made it 1-0 and then 2-1 for Bayern, but Lucien Favre's men showed great resilience and determination to turn things around and secure a massive win at the Westfalenstadion. A neat interchange of play led to Joshua Kimmich standing the ball up for an unmarked Lewandowski to nod home from just a few yards out. Sancho played a pass into the right side of the area for Reus, who touched the ball past the diving Neuer, the goalkeeper's momentum bringing the forward down. (more...)
Joe Schmidt Names Irish Team To Face Argentina Joe Schmidt Names Irish Team To Face Argentina
- November 11, 2018

If Vern (Cotter) wasn't there I would always defer to Mario to drive the pack, mainly because I couldn't speak to them because of my hackneyed French phrases, and I had a limitation that was mostly backs-related. The threat offered by the back three of Emiliano Boffelli, Bautista Delguy and Ramiro Moyano has brought a new dimension. "The players are incredibly excited about what's coming up", Schmidt said. (more...)
Warren Gatland: 'Strong' bench can help Wales against Australia Warren Gatland: 'Strong' bench can help Wales against Australia
- November 11, 2018

Lock Adam Coleman has recovered from the groin problem that forced him out of the 37-20 defeat by New Zealand in Yokohama and is restored to the team ahead of Rob Simmons. Despite Ashley-Coopers vast experience, playing over 100 tests for his country, Waugh believes the transition from Japan to test Rugby will be tough, "I think it would be very hard to go from the Top League in Japan out into Millennium Stadium and into Twickenham, it would be pretty hard". (more...)
England can 'do what they like' during haka, says Kieran Read England can 'do what they like' during haka, says Kieran Read
- November 11, 2018

And although England's leading Lions - Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje, Ben Te'o, Elliot Daly, Jamie George - may feel they have inside oil to draw on, the All Blacks do not appear anxious. "Warrior" and "rooster" have been added to "spiritual leader" in outlining the playmaker's importance to England . He takes the ball to the line, he puts his body on the line, he doesn't play in a dinner suit. (more...)
Kuchar sinks eight birdies to take the lead in Mexico Kuchar sinks eight birdies to take the lead in Mexico
- November 10, 2018

He was leading by one shot when his tee shot sailed right and landed in bushes near rocks. Kuchar, looking for his first worldwide win since 2015, played exceptionally well on the front nine, with five straight birdies at one point. "If you're not driving it well, this course is extremely hard", Kuchar said. After round one, Lee was in a 15-way tie for fourth, one shot back from the American trio of Matt Kuchar , Kramer Hickok and Dominic Bozzelli . (more...)
Jazz fans greet Gordon Hayward with heavy boos during return to Utah Jazz fans greet Gordon Hayward with heavy boos during return to Utah
- November 10, 2018

He was booed loudly during pre-game introductions. Even during pregame layup lines, the crowd treated the prodigal wing harshly every time he touched the ball. "I really just focused on some of our game plan execution stuff, which we didn't end up doing that great but I had my wife here, which was good to have her", he said. (more...)
Tiger Woods Turns Down $3 Million to Play in Saudi Arabia Tiger Woods Turns Down $3 Million to Play in Saudi Arabia
- November 10, 2018

Dustin Johnson , Justin Thomas and Bryson DeChambeau, a four-time victor in 2018 who partnered Woods in Paris, will all tee it up in the no-cut event, where former winners Hideki Matsuyama and Bubba Watson are also involved. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) made a decision to go ahead with a Riyadh event last week, prompting some fans to accuse it of accepting "Saudi blood money". (more...)
76ers pull away late as Pacers lose 100-94 76ers pull away late as Pacers lose 100-94
- November 10, 2018

Anthony Davis had 32 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks in his best game since spraining his right elbow almost two weeks ago as the New Orleans Pelicans ended a six-game skid with a 107-98 win over Chicago. J.J. Redick scored 10 points, his 21st consecutive double-figure game dating to March 26, 2018. Philadelphia made 18 of 22 free throws but had only four offensive rebounds. (more...)
Timberwolves trade Jimmy Butler to Sixers Timberwolves trade Jimmy Butler to Sixers
- November 10, 2018

He requested a trade in September and has been eagerly awaiting a deal while the Timberwolves tried to find a trade partner. According to Jon Krawczynski and Shams Charania of The Athletic , the Philadelphia 76ers have acquired the four-time All-Star from the Minnesota Timberwolves . (more...)
Tottenham's Harry Kane judged in an extreme way, says Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham's Harry Kane judged in an extreme way, says Mauricio Pochettino
- November 10, 2018

Spurs won their latest Premier League contest on Saturday when they beat the Wolves 3-2 and are riding the momentum of a come-from-behind win over PSV in the Champions League that kept their hopes at advancing alive. On Thursday, the Argentinian said he had no interest in the Real job and also attempted to dispel the notion that he was unhappy about the delay in the completion of Spurs' new stadium. (more...)
CC Sabathia, Yankees reportedly agree on one-year, $8 million contract CC Sabathia, Yankees reportedly agree on one-year, $8 million contract
- November 10, 2018

Over a 19-year career, Sabathia has racked up almost 3,500 innings, with 2,986 strikeouts and a 3.70 ERA. In 10 years with the Yankees, Sabathia is 129-80 with a 3.74 ERA and 1.264 WHIP in 1810.2 innings pitched. He will return to a roster with two other starting pitchers set in Luis Severino and Masahiro Tanaka . He's given up three earned runs in 25 playoff innings since previous year. (more...)
Cubs Open to Trade Proposals for Kris Bryant; ME Cubs Open to Trade Proposals for Kris Bryant; ME
- November 10, 2018

The article is in reference to comments made by Cubs team president Theo Epstein at the general managers meetings in California this week regarding potential "untouchable" players on the roster. The Cubs' inability to negotiate a multiyear extension with Bryant in recent seasons might fuel speculation about the status of the two-time All-Star and former Rookie of the Year - including within the industry. (more...)
Malkin avoids suspension for Oshie hit Malkin avoids suspension for Oshie hit
- November 10, 2018

I'd say about 20 minutes later everything settles down a little bit. He's the first player in franchise history to reach that milestone. He watched the clock as the seconds passed in a tie game. Oshie the previous night because, according to the league, the in-game penalties - a five-minute major and game misconduct - were sufficient and because, again according to the league, he was bracing for impact more than he was initiating contact. (more...)
Leicester return to King Power Stadium for farewell to Vichai Leicester return to King Power Stadium for farewell to Vichai
- November 10, 2018

Khun Vichai's son and Leicester's vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha confirmed on Friday that the club will immortalise their late owner with a statue outside the stadium. Earlier on Friday, Leicester begun the hard task of moving tributes to Mr Srivaddhanaprabha - including flowers, shirts and poems - from outside the North Stand to a designated memorial area close to the accident site on the other side of the stadium. (more...)
Mayakoba Classic: Matt Kuchar Leads, Cameron Champ Two Back
- November 10, 2018

Garcia dominant on day 1 at Nedbank: SUN CITY, South Africa - Sergio Garcia flew into a four-shot lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge after an 8-under 64 secured the biggest first-round advantage on the European Tour for a year. Rickie Fowler was among those at 66. Kuchar has slipped to No.40 in the world, failed to reach the third round of the FedExCup playoffs for the first time in a decade and didn't play in the Ryder Cup for the first time in 10 years. (more...)
Kuchar shares first-round Makayoba lead as wife caddies elsewhere Kuchar shares first-round Makayoba lead as wife caddies elsewhere
- November 10, 2018

Jordan Spieth playing his second straight week in the fall - and his last tournament before his wedding - Spieth traded birdies and bogeys and had to settle for an even-par 71, leaving him in need to a good round Friday just to stick around for the weekend. (more...)
Novak Djokovic: Exhibition in Saudi Arabia not happening this year Novak Djokovic: Exhibition in Saudi Arabia not happening this year
- November 10, 2018

The King Salman Tennis Championship which was to bring together Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic has been postponed, the Saudi General Sports Authority (GSA) announced on Friday. Roger Federer had turned down the invitation, saying he " didn't want to play there at that time ". And my team is talking to them, to analyse the things. (more...)
Vietnam to host F1 race from 2020 in Hanoi Vietnam to host F1 race from 2020 in Hanoi
- November 10, 2018

The British circuit has activated a break clause in its contract; which means a new contract must be negotiated for the British Grand Prix to stay there from 2020. said ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix. The Scuderia driving tea, of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen crossed the line in 2nd and 3rd place respectively at Mexico , cutting MercedesAMGs' advantage to 55 points for the constructor's championship with 2 races remaining. (more...)
Deschamps Recalls Martial To France Squad Deschamps Recalls Martial To France Squad
- November 10, 2018

The forward has scored five goals in their last four Premier League appearances and he often looked threatening against Juventus on Wednesday night. "He is there because of some injuries but he could have been on the list even without it". Mourinho has made it clear that he wants Martial to stay, describing him as a "top talent" who is starting to show the consistency he has promised since his move from Monaco in 2014. (more...)
ATP Finals victor 2018? Who will be crowned champion at London's O2? ATP Finals victor 2018? Who will be crowned champion at London's O2?
- November 10, 2018

The Nadal-Djokovic matchup, on the other hand, suffers from the fact that there have been very few occasions when they have played each other at their absolute peaks. The Swiss legend is paired along with the likes of Kevin Anderson , Kei Nishikori and Dominic Thiem while Djokovic is with Alexander Zverev , Marin Cilic and John Isner . (more...)

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