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Duckett dropped, suspended by England after bar incident Duckett dropped, suspended by England after bar incident
- December 10, 2017

England are 2-0 down in the Ashes series and will relinquish the urn if they are beaten in the third Test, starting on Thursday. Moeen Ali has been named the captain of the England XI , which will play a two-day warm-up match against Cricket Australia XI at Richardson Park in Perth this weekend. (more...)
NBA Considering Mexico G League Team NBA Considering Mexico G League Team
- December 10, 2017

The NBA has long has its eyes on growing the game globally through various programs like NBA Africa and NBA China, along with playing occasional regular season games in London and Mexico City. Silver says a G League team would essentially be a 31st team in the league, with the National Basketball Association hoping to soon have all 30 of its clubs owning and operating their own minor league affiliate. (more...)
Kane at the double as Tottenham thump Stoke Kane at the double as Tottenham thump Stoke
- December 10, 2017

Son was very good". "This season is a very good example". "If not, we're going to compete in the same period as City, United, Liverpool and Chelsea, we're going to struggle to bring in the players we want". "I am not surprised by the performance, it was like against Watford and West Bromwich (drew both games 1-1)". "You then need six or seven months for the player to be fit, adapt himself in everything and that is always against us". (more...)
Seattle set to apply for National Hockey League expansion team Seattle set to apply for National Hockey League expansion team
- December 10, 2017

The group that will apply for a Seattle team includes Jerry Bruckheimer, a Hollywood producer, and David Bonderman, a private equity CEO. The application allows the group to run season ticket drive. The group initially offered $600 million but agreed to pay the higher price. The NHL previously deferred an application for expansion from Quebec City in June 2016. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger: Rivalry with Ravens has more 'respect' than one with Bengals Ben Roethlisberger: Rivalry with Ravens has more 'respect' than one with Bengals
- December 09, 2017

PRIME-TIME OPPOSITES: The Steelers have won 11 straight prime-time games, including four already this season against the Lions (Sunday night), the Titans (Thursday night) and the Packers (last Sunday night). 50 practice jersey, which found its way into the hands and over the shoulders of good friend and fellow inside linebacker Vince Williams . He was the only other inside linebacker dressed for the game. (more...)
Solo joins race for US Soccer Federation president Solo joins race for US Soccer Federation president
- December 09, 2017

Soccer team van under the influence. Some of the best clubs around the country charge each youth player between $3,000-$5,000 per-season. "I have personally witnessed young players heartbroken over the financial reality that they could no longer pursue their dream". (more...)
LaVar Ball Attempts To Either Trump With Troll-Worthy Basketball Gif LaVar Ball Attempts To Either Trump With Troll-Worthy Basketball Gif
- December 09, 2017

Emmanuel Mudiay was picked highest of any player to have done so, though his early struggles to adjust to the National Basketball Association might make teams reluctant to pull the trigger on another such prospect. "If they are over there, I wish them the best", Ball said. "He's not going to play college basketball", the Big Baller Brand boss said. "Let him do his political affairs and let me handle my son, and let's just stay in our lane". (more...)
Cardinals say Giancarlo Stanton will not waive no-trade clause Cardinals say Giancarlo Stanton will not waive no-trade clause
- December 09, 2017

For several weeks, the Giants had been co-favorites with the Cardinals, and both organizations met with Stanton and his representatives in Los Angeles last week. And depending what else the Yankees might want to add this winter, whether it's another pitcher or a hitter, they might have to unload another salary in a deal with the Marlins, perhaps Chase Headley or Starlin Castro. (more...)
Mario Cristobal to named Oregon's new football coach Mario Cristobal to named Oregon's new football coach
- December 09, 2017

In this September 26, 2017, photo, OR offensive coordinator Mario Cristobal gestures during practice in Eugene, Ore. OR has found its replacement for Willie Taggart, and the hire is coming from within. He returned to Miami as tight ends coach in 2004 and 2005 and then coached the offensive line in 2006. Players were rallying for Cristobal to get the job and they got their wish. (more...)
Japanese star Ohtani to sign with Angels Japanese star Ohtani to sign with Angels
- December 09, 2017

Ohtani's most immediate impact is likely to be on an Angels rotation that had been ravaged by injuries in recent years. On Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic used the term "eyewash", a baseball phrase for a lack of honest effort, to describe how certain teams view the Ohtani free-agent derby. (more...)
White House says United States 'looks forward' to participating in Winter Olympics White House says United States 'looks forward' to participating in Winter Olympics
- December 08, 2017

And certainly, that's a ideal opportunity for all of them to go and do something they've worked so hard for. "What we will do is make sure we're taking every precaution possible to make sure that they're safe and to know everything that's going on around them", Haley added. (more...)
Devin Booker's injury could have wide-ranging effects Devin Booker's injury could have wide-ranging effects
- December 08, 2017

Booker was wheeled through the airport in Toronto after the game - and while he didn't say much, you can see he looks pretty sad. He is averaging 24.3 points, 4.1 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game this season, which would all be career-high totals. (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers trade Jahlil Okafor to Nets Philadelphia 76ers trade Jahlil Okafor to Nets
- December 08, 2017

Philadelphia 76ers forward Jahlil Okafor is finally getting his wish. Shams Charania of The Vertical confirmed the deal, and included that the Sixers will get veteran big man Trevor Booker back in return. Okafor asked for a trade or a buyout, and the situation has dragged through the first two months of the National Basketball Association season. " I know it's business, but in my eyes, I don't know if it's good business ". (more...)
California fire threatens Rupert Murdoch's house California fire threatens Rupert Murdoch's house
- December 08, 2017

The University of California at Los Angeles, adjacent to an evacuated area, cancelled classes. The Associated Press reported that the evacuation orders affected around 200,000 people and that almost 200 homes had already been destroyed. At this time, no other wine estates are thought to have been damaged by the fires, however authorities say some 12,000 structures remain threatened by the fire. (more...)
Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon Denies Accusations of Sexual Harassment Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon Denies Accusations of Sexual Harassment
- December 08, 2017

The latest disturbing sexual harassment allegations are against famed former NCAA, CFL and National Football League quarterback and current Seattle Seahawks' broadcaster Warren Moon (seen above during agent Leigh Steinberg's 2017 Super Bowl party). (more...)
W/Cup Last Opportunity For Current Argentina Team - Messi W/Cup Last Opportunity For Current Argentina Team - Messi
- December 08, 2017

At one point it looked as though Messi may not be at the 2018 World Cup even if Argentina did qualify after he announced his global retirement in June 2016 after a second successive Copa America final defeat to Chile. The criticism went beyond normal and went beyond football. "People want results and if they do " t get them, they want to see fresh blood. We spoke about it through messages, it was a good thing that he had this period of absence. (more...)
Mutko echoes Putin vow of support for 'neutrals' Mutko echoes Putin vow of support for 'neutrals'
- December 08, 2017

Russian athletes have also responded, but focused more on what should happen with coming events than their peers who have committed the doping acts: Svetlana Zhurova, a Russian ice skating Olympic champion, said clean athletes should be allowed to compete as well as be allowed to do so under the Russian flag; Alexei Voevoda, a Russian bobsledder and Olympic champion, said athletes in the past were banned for a few years already, and that banning athletes for life is not in the spirit of sports. (more...)
LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA
- December 07, 2017

Ball told ESPN he hasn't decided where LiAngelo will play this season. Although the school has said only that the suspensions are indefinite, the "Access Hollywood" interview mentioned the period was for two to three months. "We're getting better. That's what I'm most proud of with that group of young men; we've traveled a lot and had our share of distractions over the past five weeks". (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne disappointed by Paul Pogba's absence from Manchester derby Kevin De Bruyne disappointed by Paul Pogba's absence from Manchester derby
- December 07, 2017

Guardiola claimed first blood, leading City to a 2-1 win at Old Trafford in September 2016, but both teams fell by the wayside thereafter, finishing the campaign well adrift of Premier League champions Chelsea . "But the teams have been playing closed, we have had difficulty finding the spaces there, because there are a lot of people in front of the box". Gabriel Jesus also spoke on a next weekend's derby match against United, which he expects to be different: "It will be a good game, a ... (more...)
National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell signs five-year extension National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell signs five-year extension
- December 07, 2017

The National Football League's compensation committee has approved Commissioner Roger Goodell's new contract, ending an unusually public feud with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones . Blank said the owners will have a more direct line to Goodell going forward, including a session with the commissioner at future owners meetings. Coincidentally, Jones started griping when Goodell suspended Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott six games for domestic violence. (more...)
Steelers WR Smith-Schuster, Bengals S Iloka suspended Steelers WR Smith-Schuster, Bengals S Iloka suspended
- December 06, 2017

In addition to Smith-Schuster's suspension, the league also suspended Bengals safety George Iloka one game for his hit on Antonio Brown . In the end, Burfict was taken off the field on a stretcherboard, thought thankfully he was okay and was actually reportedly " livid " after jumping up off the cart. (more...)
Sergio Ramos responds to rumours about his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo Sergio Ramos responds to rumours about his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo
- December 06, 2017

Barca's frustrating afternoon at a cold and sparsely attended Nou Camp was made worse by France worldwide Umtiti being ruled out for eight weeks, including missing the Clasico at champions Real Madrid on December 23. A series of disappointing performances have left the defending LaLiga champions eight points off the pace in the title race, with Zinedine Zidane's side perched in fourth spot. (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Sri Lanka announce squad for ODI series India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Sri Lanka announce squad for ODI series
- December 06, 2017

Perera was named Sri Lanka captain for India ODIs. However, the contest is marred by air pollution issues as the visitors wore masks while playing. All sporting teams chosen to represent Sri Lanka need the approval of minister of sports according to Sri Lanka's sports law. (more...)
Steph Curry to undergo MRI on right ankle Steph Curry to undergo MRI on right ankle
- December 06, 2017

Postgame X-rays were negative and results of an MRI exam are expected back on Tuesday. Curry scored 31 points against New Orleans and made five 3-pointers to raise his career total to 2,000. Curry has had a history of ankle issues, especially before he won his two MVP awards. Then he answered the question serious. And it was bang-bang. "Obviously, it hurt. (more...)
Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins Ejected Amid Testy Warriors-Pelicans Tussle Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins Ejected Amid Testy Warriors-Pelicans Tussle
- December 06, 2017

The Advocate also confirmed extra security was brought in to keep Cousins and Durant apart after the game. "He's got to be able to understand that teams can't physically play him inside, so they're going to do everything they can to emotionally get him off his game". (more...)