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Fury receives backdated 2-year doping ban, free to box again Fury receives backdated 2-year doping ban, free to box again
- December 14, 2017

Tyson Fury will need to reapply for his boxing license, which was suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control past year over separate incidents of drug use and medical issues. Fury immediately laid down a challenge to compatriot Anthony Joshua , who successfully defended his IBF and WBA titles against Carlos Takam in October. (more...)
Roger Goodell Plans To Retire…When His Contract Ends In 2024 Roger Goodell Plans To Retire…When His Contract Ends In 2024
- December 14, 2017

Although his base will be just over $4 million per year, he can cash in with the incentives based on TV ratings, the league image and sponsorship deals. Under the extension, Goodell's incentive package will be overseen by owners on other committees as well as those on the compensation committee. Lockhart also cleared up one controversy involving Goodell: The commissioner's new deal does NOT include free use of a private jet. (more...)
Twitter reacts to Patriots signing Kenny Britt Twitter reacts to Patriots signing Kenny Britt
- December 14, 2017

According to ESPN's Field Yates, the decision was pretty quick. This leaves the Pats without their starting right tackle from last season and a player who was coming off his best year as a pro in 2016. "He's a Rutgers guy", McCourty said. Britt could prove to be a strong asset in both the red zone and as a legitimate deep threat. He had a career-best nine touchdown catches in 2010 with Tennessee, where he spent his first five National Football League seasons from 2009 to 2013. (more...)
Yankees officially announce Giancarlo Stanton acquisition Yankees officially announce Giancarlo Stanton acquisition
- December 14, 2017

NY gave up only Starlin Castro , Jorge Guzman (their No. 7 prospect) and Jose Devers , a middle-level prospect. "It's just not where we were at that particular time". Contrary to what people believe, we were not stuck with this deal. Jeter disputed that the Marlins accepted this deal because they were desperate, with nowhere to turn, insisting, "This was the best move and the best deal for the organization". (more...)
Aaron Rodgers Medically Cleared to Play vs. Panthers After Shoulder Injury Aaron Rodgers Medically Cleared to Play vs. Panthers After Shoulder Injury
- December 13, 2017

He became eligible to return from injured reserve this week and was awaiting medical clearance, which he has received. Green Bay started 4-1 before falling in Minnesota after losing Rodgers in the first quarter. The Packers and Panthers kickoff at Noon on Sunday, pregame coverage begins at 10am on KFIZ. Needless to say, it will be interesting to see how the Packers approach the situation in the coming days. (more...)
Chelsea must secure top-four finish, says Conte Chelsea must secure top-four finish, says Conte
- December 13, 2017

West Ham chose to sit back and defend after their early lead and Cahill was displeased Chelsea failed to break them down. Chelsea's Willian celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates. Any faint hopes Wagner's side had of clawing their way back into the game were vanquished five minutes after the restart as Willian teed up Pedro to whip a fine finish into the top corner from 15 yards. (more...)
Benteke took immediate blame for penalty mistake - Crystal Palace boss Hodgson Benteke took immediate blame for penalty mistake - Crystal Palace boss Hodgson
- December 13, 2017

At the first real opportunity - not in the dressing room afterwards but this morning - he said his piece. That is the simple fact of the matter. Watford battled back after their setback, and nearly sent the game to penalties, but for the timely intervention of Joel Ward on the goal line to deny Fernando Forestieri's outside of the boot effort, which ultimately put Ian Holloway's men back in the big time. (more...)
SMU hires former CAL head coach Sonny Dykes SMU hires former CAL head coach Sonny Dykes
- December 13, 2017

Sonny Dykes will be on the sideline coaching for SMU in the Frisco Bowl against Louisiana Tech. SMU has been on the rise under Morris, who took over the program when it was coming off 1-11 season. "Gary [Paterson] has been a friend of mine through the years", Dykes said. "I have an opportunity to come back to Texas where I grew up". "Coaching in the state of Texas and growing up in the state of Texas meant so much to him and the relationships that he had". (more...)
Wenger says footballers can not replicate respect shown in sumo wrestling Wenger says footballers can not replicate respect shown in sumo wrestling
- December 12, 2017

And Gunners midfielder Wilshere, who was also a second-half substitute at St Mary's, insists Giroud's presence on the bench shows how strong Arsenal's squad is. "He's not a sub, he's a regular player", Wenger said. That's because Andrija Zivkovic is apparently a long time target for Arsene Wenger , so the manager would have the chance to watch him closely against a Premier League side. (more...)
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah named African footballer of the year Liverpool's Mohamed Salah named African footballer of the year
- December 12, 2017

Liverpool and Senegal winger Sadio Mane is another in with a big chance. His teammate at Anfield , Mane finished in second place while Gabon worldwide Aubameyang and Nigeria's Moses finished in third and fourth place respectively with Guinea's Keita fending a distant fifth. (more...)
Former Twin Jack Morris makes baseball Hall of Fame Former Twin Jack Morris makes baseball Hall of Fame
- December 12, 2017

Trammell barely got a sniff, topping out at 30.9 percent in 1988. Sunday night, the Hall of Fame announced longtime Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been voted into Cooperstown by the 16-person Modern Era Committee. (more...)
Afghanistan to play their first ever Test against India in 2019-20 Afghanistan to play their first ever Test against India in 2019-20
- December 12, 2017

Ever since it attained the Test status, the Afghanistan players dreamt of playing their first Test against India. Among other issues, the BCCI chose to continue its legal fight against the defunct Kochi Tuskers, who recently won a compensation claim to the tune of Rs 850 crore. (more...)
R&A and USGA announce new video protocols for televised golf events R&A and USGA announce new video protocols for televised golf events
- December 12, 2017

Reuters Golf officials will no longer consider rules violations pointed out by fans watching tournaments on television, the United States Golf Association and R&A said on Monday. That doesn't eliminate TV viewers from noticing violations - such as the incorrect drop by Tiger Woods at the 2013 Masters - but tournament officials will not have a method for fans to call, email or text. (more...)
Tearful Josh McCown gives thanks to teammates Tearful Josh McCown gives thanks to teammates
- December 12, 2017

The lanky undrafted receiver from Rice, who never returned punts in high school or college, helped spark the Broncos' 23-0 win over the Jets on Sunday by returning five punts for 62 yards. They've said over and over again that they've put in the effort during the week, only to see it unravel, over and over again, on game day. For him to go down this late in the season, I feel sorry for Josh. (more...)
Jonny Bairstow makes England admission as controversies continue Jonny Bairstow makes England admission as controversies continue
- December 12, 2017

Johnson said: " England will struggle mentally". England's Ashes campaign has taken yet another beating as batsman Ben Duckett has been handed suspension following an alcohol-related incident in a bar in Perth during a team night out on Thursday. (more...)
Verizon, NFL strike deal to bring game streaming to any mobile network Verizon, NFL strike deal to bring game streaming to any mobile network
- December 12, 2017

All content will be available to mobile users through Verizon properties regardless of carrier (meaning you aren't required to have Verizon Wireless, which had exclusive rights since 2010). This past season, it granted Amazon worldwide streaming rights to the 11-game "Thursday Night Football" lineup for a reported $50 million (after Twitter had "TNF" in 2016). (more...)
Athletes, entertainers rush to support bullied Tennessee boy Athletes, entertainers rush to support bullied Tennessee boy
- December 11, 2017

We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them tick. He goes on to recount mocking and teasing from unnamed bullies at his Knoxville-area school, who he says pour milk on him and throw food at him. (more...)
Everton boss Sam Allardyce hits back at Jurgen Klopp following derby stalemate Everton boss Sam Allardyce hits back at Jurgen Klopp following derby stalemate
- December 11, 2017

Klopp was seen remonstrating with Pawson after the final whistle and in an awkward exchange with Sky Sports reporter Patrick Davison, he told his interviewer he "only wanted to talk to people that have a little bit of an understanding of football". (more...)
West Indies out for 221, New Zealand lead by 152 West Indies out for 221, New Zealand lead by 152
- December 11, 2017

New Zealand still holds the advantage in the match and two-test series after winning the first test at Wellington by an innings and 67 runs. Raval top-scored for New Zealand in the first innings. At lunch captain Kane Williamson was with Raval, not out on 20. He scored 58 runs. Demoted a place to No 10 on his return, Southee hung around without anything too reckless, and also hit two sixes in his 39-ball stay, before snaring the wicket of Kieran Powell caught behind on the sixth ball ... (more...)
Three takeaways from Panthers' win over Vikings Three takeaways from Panthers' win over Vikings
- December 11, 2017

And that's why I'd like to see more pressure applied by the Vikings' D on first and second down. FuboTV : CBS (live in at least 20 markets) is included in the "Fubo Premier" channel package, which gives you access to 70-plus channels and costs $19.99 per month for the first two months and $39.99 per month after that. (more...)
3 takeaways from Raiders 26-15 loss to Chiefs 3 takeaways from Raiders 26-15 loss to Chiefs
- December 11, 2017

But the Raiders absolutely regifted what could have been a key advantage in what was an absolutely listless performance - a 26-15 loss that wasn't almost as close as the final score might have indicated. In fact, the Chiefs led 26-0 up until under nine minutes in the game, as they put the Raiders offense to bed early. After three quarters, the Raiders trailed 26-0. (more...)
Shujaa cornered in Cape Town Shujaa cornered in Cape Town
- December 11, 2017

The Blitzboks led 12-7 a the break after making the near ideal star when captain Philip Snyman scored in the second minute. Against Fiji Senatla scored the winning try seconds from the end after Justin Geduld ripped the ball from a Fijian carrier. (more...)
Real Madrid, Neymar come to agreement over 2019 move Real Madrid, Neymar come to agreement over 2019 move
- December 11, 2017

Perez also said " everyone knew that I wanted to sign him ", referring to the Brazil worldwide that swapped Barcelona for Paris St-Germain in the summer, in a move believed to be driven by his desire to win the Ballon d'Or. No player has ever won the award while representing PSG - although George Weah and Ronaldinho have done so after leaving the Parc des Princes. Messi and Ronaldo have now won the last ten Ballons d'Or between them. (more...)
Texans Fail, Allow Tom Savage to Return to Game After Obvious Concussion Texans Fail, Allow Tom Savage to Return to Game After Obvious Concussion
- December 11, 2017

However, Savage returned to the game and continued playing, a move that many viewers believe was negligent. Savage was allowed to go back into the game , but was then taken out of the game and went to the locker room to be evaluated. The Texans have ruled Savage out with a concussion. The Texans entered Sunday 1-5 with Savage as the starter. Savage was later pulled from the game, although he had to be restrained by personnel on the sideline as he attempted to return. (more...)
Arsene Wenger hails Arsenal Arsene Wenger hails Arsenal "spirit"
- December 11, 2017

Wilshere, Walcott and Giroud have all spoken about their frustration at a lack of game time in the Premier League - with France striker Giroud now being picked for his country as the England duo look like missing out on the World Cup at this moment. (more...)