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Lions escape against winless Browns but must be better to reach playoffs Lions escape against winless Browns but must be better to reach playoffs
- November 13, 2017

After getting off to a strong start and taking a 10-0 lead today in Detroit, the Browns fell apart with a bad play call at the end of the first half, an injury to quarterback DeShone Kizer and some ugly coverage in their secondary. One had to wonder, could this be the beginnings of an ugly Browns game? The Browns made mistakes, including at the end of the first half when they botched the most basic elements in clock management. (more...)
Chelsea Fans Are P*ssed At Their Clubs Tweet About Ruben Loftus-Cheek Chelsea Fans Are P*ssed At Their Clubs Tweet About Ruben Loftus-Cheek
- November 12, 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte had not been in touch before his Wembley bow but former England boss Hodgson has given Loftus-Cheek all the worldly advice he needs. So for me to get to that next level I needed to play regular football. Loftus-Cheek looked like a seasoned global on the Wembley turf, pulling off a nutmeg and a Cruyff turn in the first half before being clattered as he played with a real swagger against Joachim Low's silverware-heavy team. (more...)
Hope Solo claims disgraced ex-FIFA head Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her Hope Solo claims disgraced ex-FIFA head Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her
- November 11, 2017

She says that the incident occurred at the 2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony, when she was part of the presentation of the Women's World Player of the Year award to her teammate, Abby Wambach . Solo has taken to social media to praise those who have spoken out against sexual harassment using the hashtag #MeToo. That needs to change. Solo is the United States' record appearance-maker with 202 caps but was handed a six-month suspension by her national federation after branding Sweden's players ... (more...)
Packers cut ties with former Texas A&M TE Martellus Bennett Packers cut ties with former Texas A&M TE Martellus Bennett
- November 10, 2017

Bennett was the Packers' biggest free-agent signing during the National Football League offseason. " Martellus Bennett will not practice this week, he will not be available for the game", coach Mike McCarthy said before Wednesday's practice. (more...)
GW Varsity Programs Earn Perfect Graduation Success Rate GW Varsity Programs Earn Perfect Graduation Success Rate
- November 10, 2017

That's the highest ever for TTU based on information released by the NCAA. According to the federal rate, Purdue student-athletes graduated at a 71 percent clip, slightly below the overall Purdue student body mark of 74 percent while significantly better than the 68 percent figure for all Division I student-athletes. (more...)
US Appeals Court rules against Elliott, six-game suspension back on US Appeals Court rules against Elliott, six-game suspension back on
- November 10, 2017

Elliott was originally suspended for violating the league's personal conduct policy, which stemmed from a very tumultuous offseason experience. Had they waited until next week to make their decision, Elliott would have been allowed to play on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons thanks to the administrative stay he had been granted while awaiting the next panel to hear his appeal. (more...)
Chelsea rocked by the departure of technical director Michael Emenalo Chelsea rocked by the departure of technical director Michael Emenalo
- November 08, 2017

Chelsea's off-field intrigue continued yesterday when Conte dropped central defender David Luiz from the squad to play Manchester United, which lead to Sky Sports' Gary Neville claiming that the Chelsea boss could 'lose his job ' over the incident. (more...)
Winners and losers from the Panthers' Week 9 win vs. Falcons Winners and losers from the Panthers' Week 9 win vs. Falcons
- November 06, 2017

Leading the way for the Panthers - as he has several times this season - was Newton . Julio Jones managed to snag just half of his 12 targets and committed an egregious drop on a surefire touchdown pass midway through the fourth quarter. (more...)
Kate Upton, Justin Verlander say 'I do' in lavish Italian wedding Kate Upton, Justin Verlander say 'I do' in lavish Italian wedding
- November 06, 2017

The wedding took place at the Rosewood Castiglion Del Bosco resort. Verlander was dressed in a three-piece tuxedo, as were his ushers, and the bridesmaids wore pink. After the 30 minute ceremony, guests descended stairs to the restaurant on the property for the reception. The loved-up pair have been engaged since early 2016 and Kate made the announcement in classic showy-offy fashion by pairing the diamond with an equally sparkly dress at the Met Gala . (more...)
Paris Masters: Filip Krajinovic beats John Isner to reach final Paris Masters: Filip Krajinovic beats John Isner to reach final
- November 05, 2017

But I think it just goes to show how physical tennis is, especially with someone like Rafa who's played a lot this year. The 77th-ranked Krajinovic had won only 17 matches in his whole career - thwarted by injuries - before this tournament. (more...)
Slaven Bilic to hold talks with West Ham United chairmen Slaven Bilic to hold talks with West Ham United chairmen
- November 05, 2017

Asked if he'd be surprised if West Ham sacked Bilic, Sam Allardyce said on Match of the Day: "It wouldn't surprise me because there were rumours not so long ago that Slaven had two games or three games, and I think that no contract extension in the summer, in his past year of his contract, so it all pointed out to the first 10 games for Slaven were the most important, and he knew that". (more...)
Deshaun Watson suffers torn ACL, lost for season Deshaun Watson suffers torn ACL, lost for season
- November 05, 2017

He also was named the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Month for October. After the rookie's injury, Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham , who's also out for the season due to an injury, made a decision to send a motivational text to Watson . (more...)
Scott McTominay backed to become a big star for Manchester United Scott McTominay backed to become a big star for Manchester United
- November 04, 2017

Mourinho's capture of Matic is looking shrewder every week, prompting former United defender Phil Neville to say after Chelsea's 3-0 Champions League drubbing at AS Roma this week that selling the Serb was the main reason why Chelsea are struggling defensively. (more...)
Conor McGregor Feels Tony Ferguson May Be Next For Him
- November 03, 2017

I respect what he's done: 50-0. 'If I had another go with him... If it happens, maybe it will, who knows. When I say I'm going to beat these guys, I know it. In the end, Ferguson would be the one to claim the title of interim lightweight champion after submitting Lee via triangle choke in the third round of their main event bout at UFC 216. (more...)
Uncapped Abraham called up for Brazil, Germany friendlies Uncapped Abraham called up for Brazil, Germany friendlies
- November 03, 2017

Chelsea forward Abraham now on loan at Swansea made the cut after scoring four Premier League goals this season, including a brace in the Swans' 2-0 win against Huddersfield on October 14. And England manager Gareth Southgate has chose to hand the 20-year old his first call-up for the double header friendlies this November. Meanwhile Southgate has dropped a number of established squad members including Daniel Sturridge , Chris Smalling and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain , while Ashley ... (more...)
New Los Angeles Stadium to host 2023 CFP National Championship game New Los Angeles Stadium to host 2023 CFP National Championship game
- November 02, 2017

The victor of the college football championship will once again be crowned in South Florida. "We're delighted that we're able to complete our goal of 10 in 10", College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock says. The game then will go to Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium in 2022, the new National Football League stadium in Los Angeles in 2023 and Houston's NRG Stadium in 2024. (more...)
Champions League scores, highlights: PSG rolls; Barcelona held; Roma crushes Chelsea Champions League scores, highlights: PSG rolls; Barcelona held; Roma crushes Chelsea
- November 01, 2017

Stephan El Shaarawy scored one of the best goals you'll see in the Champions League this season on Tuesday night. Antonio Conte's Premier League winners are finding things far more hard on the pitch than they experienced last season when they cruised to glory. (more...)
Panthers trade wideout Kelvin Benjamin to Bills Panthers trade wideout Kelvin Benjamin to Bills
- November 01, 2017

The two worked in the Panthers organization before joining the Bills and assuming the task of fixing a franchise that appeared to be in disarray. Benjamin has 32 catches for two touchdowns and a team-best 475 yards this season. He missed the 2015 season after tearing his ACL prior to the regular season. At the moment, Jordan Matthews is their leading wide receiver with just 15 catches for 193 yards on the year. (more...)
South Africa Win T20I Series Against Bangladesh, David Miller Hammers Fastest Ton South Africa Win T20I Series Against Bangladesh, David Miller Hammers Fastest Ton
- October 31, 2017

Bangladesh was 141 all out in 18.3 overs, another heavy defeat on a hard five-week tour for the visiting team. The South African threatened to take Bangladesh's attack apart thereafter, and latched upon some wayward bowling from Mohammad Saifuddin in the penultimate over by striking the first five balls over the fence for six, before hitting the last ball for a single. (more...)
Houston Texans kneel during anthem in protest of Bob McNair comments Houston Texans kneel during anthem in protest of Bob McNair comments
- October 30, 2017

It was reported that team was planning on making a gesture before the Week 8 game against the Seattle Seahawks in response to the comments. But the network's "Post Game Show" aired a brief clip of Houston's players collectively taking a knee with arms linked along the sideline during the national anthem. (more...)