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Tennis world in mourning over death of Jana Novotna Tennis world in mourning over death of Jana Novotna
- November 21, 2017

Ms. Novotna, died in her native Czech Republic on Sunday, the Women's Tennis Association said in a statement. She finally took the chance to prove it beyond doubt when, a year after losing to Hingis, she lifted the 1998 Wimbledon crown, with practically everyone on Centre Court cheering her, by beating Frenchwoman Nathalie Tauziat in straight sets. (more...)
Phillies pitchers, catchers to report for spring training February 14 Phillies pitchers, catchers to report for spring training February 14
- November 21, 2017

Lucie, FL, against the New York Mets on February 23, 2017. The White Sox' Jose Abreu bats during a spring training game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camelback Ranch on March 3, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. 22. In addition to the schedules, Major League Baseball also released some awesome new team hats for 2018 Spring Training. The next day the Sox kick off their Grapefruit League schedule with a home tilt against the Twins. (more...)
Rafa Benitez: Paul Pogba not at Steven Gerrard level Rafa Benitez: Paul Pogba not at Steven Gerrard level
- November 21, 2017

Anthony Martial uploaded the following clip to his Instagram story after the game, as Jesse Lingard, Romelu Lukaku , and Paul Pogba danced and sang in celebration. The Red Devils would have been aware of Manchester City's 2-0 victory earlier on in the day, and they knew that anything less than a win at Old Trafford would have been damaging to their title hopes. (more...)
Chris Thompson Carted off Field vs. Saints Due to Leg Injury Chris Thompson Carted off Field vs. Saints Due to Leg Injury
- November 20, 2017

Washington extended that lead to 24-13 after three quarters, aided by a daring fake punt deep in their own territory to keep a touchdown drive going. Cousins final touchdown pass, a 7-yard touchdown to Jeremy Sprinkle. Grant made the catch with no one within 20 yards of him and danced into the end zone for the first two-score lead of the game with 1:37 to go in the third quarter. (more...)
UCLA Fires Jim Mora (On His Birthday) Amid Bruins' Disappointing Season UCLA Fires Jim Mora (On His Birthday) Amid Bruins' Disappointing Season
- November 20, 2017

Mora leaves UCLA with a 46-30 record as head coach. Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch, who is in his first year with the program, will take over as interim head coach. The former National Football League head coach led the Falcons to a 26-22 record in three seasons. UCLA missed the postseason a year ago after a 4-8 finish. (more...)
Goffin beats Thiem to set up ATP Finals semi with Federer Goffin beats Thiem to set up ATP Finals semi with Federer
- November 20, 2017

The second game of the second set was to prove a turning point as Goffin, beaten 6-2 6-1 by Federer in Basel last month, broke the Swiss's serve with a forehand victor and then consolidated his lead to take the match into a decider. "I don't know what to say". The Belgian opened the match well, acing Federer twice, but he threw away a game point allowing his opponent to swoop in and claim the first game easily. (more...)
LaVar Ball on President Donald Trump's role in UCLA freshmen's release: 'Who?' LaVar Ball on President Donald Trump's role in UCLA freshmen's release: 'Who?'
- November 19, 2017

Each player did thank Trump in a press conference last Wednesday, but in an interview with ESPN , LaVar Ball questioned Trump's influence on the proceedings. "Who?" Ball said of Trump's involvement. "Everybody wants to make it seem like he helped me out". LaVar, however, minimized Trump's role to ESPN's Arash Markazi. (more...)
Chris Coleman resigns as Wales boss ahead of expected Sunderland move Chris Coleman resigns as Wales boss ahead of expected Sunderland move
- November 18, 2017

Coleman's reputation sky-rocketed after leading Wales - previously without a major tournament appearance since 1958 - to the Euro 2016 semi-finals, but he was unable to follow that up with qualification for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Serena Williams marries Alexis Ohanian Serena Williams marries Alexis Ohanian
- November 18, 2017

Other photographers caught Ciara , La La Anthony , Kelly Rowland , Eva Longoria and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour arriving to the wedding. According to media reports, the wedding was to have a " Beauty and the Beast " theme and cost more than $1m (£760,000). The 23-time Grand Slam had last week held a bachelorette party in NY. (more...)
Danica Patrick Mulling Indy 500, Daytona 500 Runs In 2018 — NASCAR Rumors Danica Patrick Mulling Indy 500, Daytona 500 Runs In 2018 — NASCAR Rumors
- November 18, 2017

And she dazzled in multiple appearances in the Indy 500, qualifying and finishing fourth in her rookie start in 2005. But I am done after May. "Everyone needs to put their mind there". Can't get enough of Campus Sports ? Her best finish in the standings is 24th, which she pulled off in both the 2015 and 2016 seasons. I always thought in my head, 'Never, ' but I never said never because I know better. (more...)
Antonio Conte explains what Chelsea have to do to be Champions Antonio Conte explains what Chelsea have to do to be Champions
- November 18, 2017

When it's a technical decision every player has to react well and accept my decision. I don't like that. "Christensen is showing to be an important player for us", Conte added. "Our relationship was very good". We have also to prepare for three important games in eight days. It was a surprise for me, his resignation from his job. (more...)
Paine, Marsh, Bancroft in Australia's Ashes squad Paine, Marsh, Bancroft in Australia's Ashes squad
- November 18, 2017

Despite his standing as Tasmania's No.2 keeper behind Matthew Wade , Paine has been recalled to the Test team for the first time in seven years. "I've been lucky enough to be around an global cricket team before so I know what to expect so I feel like I'm in a good place for it". (more...)
An aircraft and a helicopter have crashed mid-air near London An aircraft and a helicopter have crashed mid-air near London
- November 18, 2017

While the South Central Ambulance Service has confirmed "a number of casualties" in the incident, no further details have been provided yet. Both aircraft came from Wycombe Air Park, also known as Booker Airfield, near High Wycombe, which offers flight training. (more...)
'Predator' Lacazette MUST start for Arsenal against Tottenham 'Predator' Lacazette MUST start for Arsenal against Tottenham
- November 17, 2017

The Gunners find themselves in the rare scenario of trailing their bitter rivals, with last season proving the first time in 22 years that Spurs finished above their neighbours in the Premier League . " Not at all . I think Tottenham is a good side but we have the quality to win this game and that is what we want to show ". Arsene Wenger has confirmed Arsenal will be looking to stop Harry Kane in particular on Saturday. (more...)
Playoff executive director addresses Jeff Long's status on CFP committee Playoff executive director addresses Jeff Long's status on CFP committee
- November 16, 2017

Long is known for firing Razorback football coach Bobby Petrino after an alleged extramarital affair with a former Arkansas volleyball player. Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz praised Long's "character and integrity" but noted Long had recently lost the support of fans, alumni and university leaders. (more...)
Conor McGregor Sorry For Losing It In Dublin ... But the Ref Sucks Conor McGregor Sorry For Losing It In Dublin ... But the Ref Sucks
- November 15, 2017

I'm faster than ever and stronger than ever. UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has taken aim at Conor McGregor following the suggestion that a mooted clash at UFC 219 could be off due to the Irishman's antics at Bellator 187. (more...)
LeBron and Cavs take the NY subway ahead of Knicks game LeBron and Cavs take the NY subway ahead of Knicks game
- November 14, 2017

Still, it's startling to see a LeBron James-led team being projected to miss the playoffs after seven straight Finals appearances. "Can you not", the fan said before moving his seat. and the rest of the Cavs, it would be a pretty great day. "As long as I'm getting on the right (expletive) train that's all I care about", he said. "Trying to be like real citizens man", Smith said to the camera. (more...)
Close isn't good enough as Browns remain winless Close isn't good enough as Browns remain winless
- November 13, 2017

After Abdullah sprung a 19-yard burst on the first play of the drive, fellow rusher Theo Riddick ran for 10 yards, and then, caught a seven-yard throw from Stafford. On the next drive, Kizer scored on a 1-yard sneak to make it 24-17. Going For It - With 4 minutes left in the first quarter and facing a fourth-and-1 from their own 44, Hue Jackson rolled the dice and went for it. (more...)
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale suffers another injury setback
- November 12, 2017

That's according to Spanish news outlet Don Balon who say Florentino Perez has had Bale's declining stats analysed. The Portugal global has demanded that Zidane doesn't bring Bale into his starting XI for Real's next game against Atletico Madrid . (more...)
Arsene Wenger told Jack Wilshere playing out-of-position at Arsenal Arsene Wenger told Jack Wilshere playing out-of-position at Arsenal
- November 12, 2017

England manager Gareth Southgate has identified what Jack Wilshere has to do at Arsenal in order to get back into the England team ( via The Metro ). I work with Dougie Freedman and we talk about potential players, and Jack Wilshere's name has never been mentioned in this room. "Now you are telling me we have been linked with him, but by who?" "I am hoping that we are in a position in March where we can pick him". (more...)
Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup 2018 Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup 2018
- November 12, 2017

As the final set of matches of CAF World Cup qualification concluded, all five African World Cup slots have been confirmed, including Tunisisa and Morocco. Dirar's in-swinging cross beat everyone and found the corner of the net in the 25th minute. Achraf Hakimi had the first real opportunity for the visitors in the sixth minute, but the Real Madrid defender's shot from the edge of the box sailed over the bar. (more...)
Conor McGregor storms ring, shoves ref in Dublin MMA match Conor McGregor storms ring, shoves ref in Dublin MMA match
- November 11, 2017

Ward walked away with a first-round knockout win over Team Ryano's John Redmond , but the focus was all on McGregor after the fight. McGregor tackled Ward in celebration inside the cage before Goddard and another official came over to intervene. (more...)
Suspension of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott to begin immediately after injunction denied Suspension of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott to begin immediately after injunction denied
- November 10, 2017

Circuit Court of Appeals in NY on Thursday, meaning his six-game National Football League suspension is back in effect. While his legal options aren't exhausted - Thursday's ruling isn't a verdict - Elliott will miss the Cowboys' next six games. (more...)
Brother of Lakers Guard Lonzo Ball Arrested in Hangzhou Brother of Lakers Guard Lonzo Ball Arrested in Hangzhou
- November 10, 2017

This marks the third consecutive year that a team from the Pac-12 Conference, to which UCLA belongs, will play a regular season game on Chinese soil. The players returned to the Hangzhou Hyatt Regency hotel. LaVar Ball, the father of the Ball athlete family, isn't anxious. "Whether in the United States or overseas, we expect our student-athletes to uphold the highest standards", it said. (more...)
Patriots will waive Geneo Grissom to make room for Martellus Bennett Patriots will waive Geneo Grissom to make room for Martellus Bennett
- November 10, 2017

NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport also reported the news. In seven games this season in Green Bay, Bennett caught 24 passes for 233 yards. Earlier this season, Bennett stated as well on social media that he was strongly considering this season to be his last season in the National Football League as well, which might encourage some more teams to pick him up knowing he's not committed to playing for them next season. (more...)