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Seattle among 8 cities awarded XFL team Seattle among 8 cities awarded XFL team
- December 05, 2018

The team's name was not announced. Luck said they want more in-game rhythm and flow, and he also spoke about safety precautions. "The XFL will offer fast-paced games with fewer play stoppages and simpler rules", the league said in a news release. (more...)
Ballon d'Or: Modric reveals how Wenger helped him win award Ballon d'Or: Modric reveals how Wenger helped him win award
- December 05, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo was the "deserved" victor of the 2018 Ballon d'Or and will use the second-place disappointment as motivation to become the first Juventus player to lift the award since Pavel Nedved in 2003, according to his manager. "But I think that this can be a motivation to do even better this season and win the next Ballon d'Or with Juventus". Needless to say, it shows numerous examples from down the years of Messi humiliating the current Ballon d'Or holder when they've gone ... (more...)
Bobby Wagner's top plays from epic game vs. 49ers Bobby Wagner's top plays from epic game vs. 49ers
- December 05, 2018

The duo combined for 66 rushing yards on 14 carries, creating ideal opportunities for quarterback Russell Wilson to exploit Sherman's defensive counterparts through the air. I think he threw for 160 or 170 (actually, 185) so. "Their running game is really effective and they let him get to his spots and kept the game plan simple". (more...)
Paul Sherwen, Renowned Cycling Commentator, Dies At 62 Paul Sherwen, Renowned Cycling Commentator, Dies At 62
- December 05, 2018

After making his Tour de France debut in 1978 - when the 22-year-old finished 70th on general classification, the highest he ever placed in the race - the Widnes-born rider switched over to La Redoute in 1979 with whom he made a further six appearances at la grande boucle . (more...)
Pakistan maintain advantage over Black Caps in topsy-turvey test Pakistan maintain advantage over Black Caps in topsy-turvey test
- December 05, 2018

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, on Tuesday, announced his retirement from Test cricket on the second day of the final Test against New Zealand. New Zealand pace bowler Trent Boult had removed the out-of-form Mohammad Hafeez and Imam-ul-Haq with only 17 runs on the board, having both openers caught by Tim Southee in the slips. (more...)
Australian media trolled for taking a dig at Team India Australian media trolled for taking a dig at Team India
- December 05, 2018

In the video, Kohli is seen ducking bouncers and dispatching imperious cover drives in Adelaide . The Aussie media's jibe at Team India has invited an outrage on social media both in Australia and India and it has not gone down well with their readers itself. (more...)
Jon Rahm wins in Bahamas, ends year with 3 titles Jon Rahm wins in Bahamas, ends year with 3 titles
- December 05, 2018

He has made a double-bogey or worse in each of the three rounds so far. But questions arose about this shot out of the bush. After extensive video review, it was determined he hit the ball a couple of times. This is a golf course I'm not very familiar with, I played it once before we played. Since the Ryder Cup, I had an injury problem, I was out for five weeks. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe sends classy message to Unai Emery Kylian Mbappe sends classy message to Unai Emery
- December 05, 2018

The pair locked horns in the World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium , where Mbappe was struck by the ability of the Chelsea winger. "He was a gentleman and wished me good luck". On the other hand, youngsters like Trent Alexander-Arnold, Amadou Haidara of Salzburg, Groningen's Ritsu Doan and Rodrygo Goes of Santos were all in the running for the award. (more...)
Panthers Fire Assistant Brady Hoke After Loss to Buccaneers Panthers Fire Assistant Brady Hoke After Loss to Buccaneers
- December 05, 2018

The biggest drivers behind a Bucs turnaround are a firmer defense, led by a more potent pass rush, and mistake-free play from the quarterback position. Newton has thrown at least two TD passes in 11 straight games, extending his franchise record. The defense also sacked Newton four times . Defensive ends Jason Pierre-Paul and Carl Nassib have terrorized opposing quarterbacks most of the season and have only become more risky as the season wears on. (more...)
Josh McDaniels Addresses Head-Coaching Rumors After Mike McCarthy Firing Josh McDaniels Addresses Head-Coaching Rumors After Mike McCarthy Firing
- December 05, 2018

On Tuesday, McDaniels kept his answers focused on the upcoming game against the Dolphins, but basically reiterated that he does want another head coaching opportunity sooner or later. I didn't do almost well enough in my role and my job past year when we went down there in Miami, so there is a lot for us to look at and a great defense for us to go down there and face where they play extremely well at home. (more...)
Young Aussie batsman hits six sixes in an over Young Aussie batsman hits six sixes in an over
- December 05, 2018

He hit 17 sixes and 14 fours during his record-breaking double century, and also achieved the unbelievable feat of hitting six sixes in an over, which came off the bowling of off-spinner Jack James. "It was fantastic to get out there and hit the ball so cleanly in the first game". After achieving one of the rarest feats in the history of cricket, NSW Metro's captain said, "After the first two sixes I had it in the back of my head I wanted to give it a crack, and it paid off at the end". (more...)
Bengals WR Green out for season with toe injury Bengals WR Green out for season with toe injury
- December 05, 2018

The Bengals put 12 players on IR before December 1 the last three years combined. Green ended up being down on the field for a couple of minutes before eventually getting carted off of the field. Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay (30) celebrates his touchdown with his teammates in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals , Sunday, Dec. (more...)
76ers' Markelle Fultz diagnosed with nerve condition 76ers' Markelle Fultz diagnosed with nerve condition
- December 05, 2018

In 19 games this season, Fultz has shot 41.9 percent from the field, 28.6 percent (4-for-14) from 3-point range and 56.8 percent from the foul line while averaging 8.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Philadelphia 76ers second-year point guard Markelle Fultz could return within an approximate range of three to six weeks from his shoulder injury, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . (more...)
Falcons’ free-fall continues as offense shut down in loss Falcons’ free-fall continues as offense shut down in loss
- December 05, 2018

Ryan has been sacked nine times in the last two weeks, including three by the Ravens. In addition to their ball-control offense, the Ravens hope to neutralize the Chiefs with a defense that is coming off perhaps its best game of the season, holding the Falcons to 131 yards of offense - their lowest total since 1999. (more...)
Top recruits of Urban Meyer era at Ohio State Top recruits of Urban Meyer era at Ohio State
- December 05, 2018

While that report suggested Meyer would coach the 2019 season before stepping down, that won't be the case as Ohio State confirmed Tuesday morning that the 54-year-old Meyer will retire from coaching following the Buckeyes' appearance in this season's Rose Bowl game New Year's Day. (more...)
Former D-back Patrick Corbin agrees to 6-year deal with Nationals Former D-back Patrick Corbin agrees to 6-year deal with Nationals
- December 05, 2018

According to Dan Federico on Twitter , Patrick Corbin is rumored to now be deciding between the New York Yankees or the Washington Nationals . The Nationals made the first big splash in this year's free agent market, signing the former Arizona lefthander considered the top starting pitcher available. (more...)
India uncertain about Aussie sledging ahead of first Test India uncertain about Aussie sledging ahead of first Test
- December 05, 2018

With our bowling attack we're very confident and based on past year, we had quite a good template there and it worked pretty well (in the Ashes). "We are not going to take them lightly at all . Kohli averaged 86.50 with the bat that series, scoring 692 runs in eight innings, including four centuries. Back in 2014, Mitchell Johnson and Virat Kohli had a go at each other during the Melbourne Test. (more...)
Manchester United v Arsenal Manchester United v Arsenal
- December 05, 2018

Meanwhile, Mourinho once again goes into the crunch clash with Arsenal under plenty of pressure following United's 2-2 draw with struggling Southampton on the weekend. "A football player is paid - and very well paid - to be a football professional", said Mourinho. "I don't play the game of suggestions". If you say that a player plays well or bad because of how good a manager is, you are calling the player dishonest. (more...)
Mississippi State selected to face Iowa in the Outback Bowl Mississippi State selected to face Iowa in the Outback Bowl
- December 05, 2018

Iowa State and West Virginia both finished with eight wins, with the Cyclones going 8-4 and the Moutnaineers finishing 8-3, but it was the Cyclones who were chosen to represent the Big 12 in its first non-New Year's Six bowl. In the Alamo Bowl, Iowa State will meet a 10-2 Washington State team in San Antonio. Washington would have played in the Rose Bowl for the 2016 season as the Pac-12 Conference champion, but was selected for the playoff, losing to Alabama, 24-7 in a semifinal. (more...)
Washington claimed Foster but won't sign Kaepernick Washington claimed Foster but won't sign Kaepernick
- December 05, 2018

Washington then signed Mark Sanchez to be McCoy's backup, which Jay Gruden explained was in an effort to have a backup that played the same style as McCoy (???) for whatever that is worth. Gruden said the fear with Kaepernick is that the team would have to "teach a whole new offense with a lot of zone-reads". Adrian Peterson took the handoff from Sanchez and raced 90-yards for a touchdown, the longest run of his Hall of Fame career. (more...)
Huddersfield striker Laurent Depoitre unhappy with referee Michael Oliver Huddersfield striker Laurent Depoitre unhappy with referee Michael Oliver
- December 05, 2018

When pressed on the game and his side's performance, Wagner spoke only of his disappointment at the decisions throughout the match. Huddersfield took an early lead when Mathias Zanka headed home with just 54 seconds on the clock but the Terriers' fortunes took a turn for the worse when Steve Mounie received a straight red card for a tackle on Yves Bissouma with a half an hour played. (more...)
Ex-Seahawks player Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years for attempted murder Ex-Seahawks player Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years for attempted murder
- December 05, 2018

Brandon Browner's mug shot from the La Verne (Calif.) Police Department. The former Super Bowl champion has also been arrested for child endangerment as well as possession of cocaine in the past two years. According to the Times, prosecutors alleged then that Browner inflicted "unjustifiable pain and mental suffering" against the women's 2-year-old and used "force and violence" against her. (more...)
Free agent Patrick Corbin agrees to deal with Washington Nationals
- December 05, 2018

Philadelphia might be willing to give Corbin his biggest offer since the team is seemingly ready to outspend everyone this winter. Because the contract is for more than $50 million, Arizona will get a compensation draft pick after the first round and before Competitive Balance Round A because it is a revenue-sharing team. (more...)
Modric's father pays moving tribute to Ballon d'Or victor Modric's father pays moving tribute to Ballon d'Or victor
- December 04, 2018

What's more, the former Spurs midfielder has ended 10 years of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo running riot. In his acceptance speech, Modric said: "It's a unique feeling. Modric - the oldest victor since Fabio Cannavaro, also 33, in 2006 - was crowned after an outstanding year in which he starred in the Real side that retained the Champions League before heroically helping drag his country to the final of the World Cup for the first time in their history. (more...)
Ozzie Smith adds his thoughts on Cardinals interest in Bryce Harper Ozzie Smith adds his thoughts on Cardinals interest in Bryce Harper
- December 04, 2018

Nelly's gonna get Bryce Harper to join the squad! Not five months ago, in his role as president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers , Magic Johnson led the recruitment and signing of LeBron James , perhaps altering the course of that franchise, definitely drawing a star to a city that breathes them. (more...)
Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all cricket Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all cricket
- December 04, 2018

As the Delhi cricketer announced his decision to step away from the game, fans reminisced those memorable knocks, with the hashtag #ThankYouGauti. After 15 years of global cricketing career the 2009 ICC Test Player of the Year chose to call it a day. (more...)
Sarri wants new deals for Chelsea duo but admits negotiations are ‘difficult’
- December 04, 2018

It is very hard to find a centre-back for this level and it is very hard to find a centre-midfielder technically like Fabregas, so I think they have to stay with us. He needs continuity I think. However, Chelsea have reportedly ruled out selling the centre-back as Maurizio Sarri is not interested in weakening his squad in the middle of the campaign. (more...)
Mayfield will vote for Murray to win Heisman Trophy Mayfield will vote for Murray to win Heisman Trophy
- December 04, 2018

Murray is OU's fourth finalist in the past three years. Tagovailoa and Murray have always been considered the front-runners for the award. That's despite the fact that he barely played in the fourth quarter this season. The last two winners have been QBs, and since USC's Reggie Bush won the Heisman in 2005, 10 quarterbacks have won it. Tagovailoa owns a QBR of 94.2, while Murray's is 96.0. (more...)
Anthony Joshua breaks silence on Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury Anthony Joshua breaks silence on Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury
- December 04, 2018

Both Wilder and Fury repeatedly accused AJ of ducking a unification with Wilder during fight week. Floyd Mayweather Sr shouted "garbage" when he heard the scorecards were read out after Tyson Fury's showdown with Deontay Wilder. 'It was an fantastic fight and I wanted nothing but greatness to come from this. Professional boxer Ted Cheesman shared a video of a friend who had placed a whopping £500 bet on Fury and Wilder ending in a stalemate listening to the result being read out in the ... (more...)
Kliff Kingsbury hired as USC football’s new offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury hired as USC football’s new offensive coordinator
- December 04, 2018

After this past season, USC's offense needed something. As part of USC's staff shakeup , which included Martin's dismissal, Helton also fired defensive line coach Kenechi Udeze and defensive backs coach Ronnie Bradford. After being Mike Leach's first air raid quarterback and setting records as a quarterback himself at Texas Tech, Kingsbury has become a leading quarterback guru within the air raid. (more...)

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