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Venus Williams, 2nd driver won't be charged in fatal crash, police say Venus Williams, 2nd driver won't be charged in fatal crash, police say
- December 22, 2017

There may be no criminal charges coming against Williams, but the Sun Sentinel notes that Barson's family has already filed a lawsuit against her. Neither Williams nor Linda Barson, who was driving the auto that crashed into the passenger side of the multiple Grand Slam winner's vehicle, will be charged over the accident, Palm Beach Gardens Police said on Wednesday, Florida newspaper the Sun-Sentinel reported . (more...)
5-star DE Micah Parsons commits to Penn State 5-star DE Micah Parsons commits to Penn State
- December 21, 2017

He also took pictures with Eddie George, the former Ohio State running back, and others on ESPN's College GameDay set. It appears Parsons' recruitment came down to the wire. They have the No. 1 recruiting class in the country and have a number of top recruits set to decide today. Penn State is looking to replace highly-productive middle linebacker Jason Cabinda, so there is an opening at the position. (more...)
Jarryd Hayne hits back at rape accusations Jarryd Hayne hits back at rape accusations
- December 21, 2017

Jarryd Hayne won't miss game time with the Parramatta Eels unless the legal matter before the court in the US is resolved ahead of the start of the 2018 NRL season. A spokesman for the NRL said the Integrity Unit would continue to monitor the civil case involving Hayne. Hayne's NRL club, Parramatta, said they were unaware of the allegations until Wednesday. (more...)
Islanders win bid to build arena at Belmont Park Islanders win bid to build arena at Belmont Park
- December 20, 2017

The purchase price - much more than the $325 million value of the team estimated by Forbes - was based in part on the team having a home in New York City. It will include a 18,000-seat, year-round arena along with 435,000 square feet for retail, a hotel and what's being called an "innovation center". NYCFC's bid featured "a 26,000-seat open-air stadium in addition to 400,000 square-feet of space for retail, a 5.2-acre community park and a 2-acre soccer facility". (more...)
Sean 'Diddy' Combs says he wants to buy the Carolina Panthers Sean 'Diddy' Combs says he wants to buy the Carolina Panthers
- December 19, 2017

ATTENTION NFL! This is a chance to make history! With racial tensions casting a pall over American football, rap mogul Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and become the first African American owner of an NFL team. "I believe it is time to turn the franchise over to new ownership", Richardson wrote, saying he wouldn't begin discussions until after the season. Let's make it happen! The Panthers said Becker, who started as a cheerleader, will be one of the highest-ranking female ... (more...)
Antoine Griezmann Gets Green Light To Leave Atletico Madrid Antoine Griezmann Gets Green Light To Leave Atletico Madrid
- December 18, 2017

Speaking in the pre-match press conference before United face West Brom, he said: "I'm not a big defender of the January market but there are players and situations that sometimes you have the chance to do and you shouldn't lose that chance". (more...)
Carmelo Anthony Returns to New York Tonight Carmelo Anthony Returns to New York Tonight
- December 17, 2017

Carmelo Anthony embraced the bright lights - and the chaos - of the Knicks . "I think he was as professional as he can be in his time here in NY, so I don't see why they would not receive him with love", Kristaps Porzingis said Thursday. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino says Spurs must improve after 'poor' Man City defeat
- December 17, 2017

Up next for City is the visit of Tottenham on Saturday, with Guardiola's men looking to win a 16th consecutive Premier League game. The only person that can beat the Catalan is, quite literally, himself. "But what they are doing is fantastic - they have broken records and how they are playing is very good". We were poor but, not only that, the way that we conceded the first goal was a massive mistake for us. (more...)
Ex-wife of National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright charged with first-degree murder Ex-wife of National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright charged with first-degree murder
- December 17, 2017

Wright's body was later discovered on July 28, 2010 in a field near Hacks Cross and Winchester. Sherra Wright-Robinson was arrested in California more than seven years after her husband's body was found decomposing in a Tennessee suburb. Dispatchers said they didn't alert patrol officers or commanders because they couldn't confirm it came from their jurisdiction. The indictment claims that Wright would have been killed sometime between the 17th and 20th of July 2010. (more...)
Wenger not blaming Sanchez for Arsenal's goal woes Wenger not blaming Sanchez for Arsenal's goal woes
- December 15, 2017

West Ham United manager David Moyes has expounded on reasons for Andre Ayew's bit-part role in the team. West Ham even came close to grabbing a victor when substitute Javier Hernandez hit the crossbar with a shot in the last minute. (more...)
Real Madrid flees from Al Jazira trap
- December 14, 2017

The victory sets up a final on Saturday against Brazilians Gremio, with Real looking to win the title for the third time in four years. And Al Jazira looked to have gone two ahead early in the second half but it was chalked off for offside after a video referral. (more...)
Jose Mourinho questions Manchester City behaviour after derby clash Jose Mourinho questions Manchester City behaviour after derby clash
- December 14, 2017

Reports suggested players and staff from both sides clashed in the tunnel after the match as City celebrated in their dressing room. City coach Mikel Arteta was reportedly left with a cut below his eye after being hit by a plastic bottle. (more...)
Toledo native Patterson announces transfer to MI Toledo native Patterson announces transfer to MI
- December 14, 2017

Paul Finebaum thinks Shea Patterson can make a big difference for MI in a hurry. "It's time to go to work". If Patterson is immediately eligible, he'll compete with Brandon Peters and Dylan McCaffrey for the MI starting job. Shea Patterson practices with local football players at the St. Francis de Sales School football field in Toledo, Ohio in 2016. He threw for 3,139 yards, 23 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions in 10 career games at Ole Miss over two seasons. (more...)
Two Dead in Shooting at Penn State Beaver Campus Two Dead in Shooting at Penn State Beaver Campus
- December 14, 2017

At 4:17 p.m.an alert was sent that the campus was closed until further notice. Police are investigating a murder-suicide on a college campus in western Pennsylvania. Situation is contained. We will remain on lockdown until further notice. They say there is no longer a threat at this time and police are on scene. This breaking story is developing by the minute . (more...)
India beat Sri Lanka by 141 runs at Mohali India beat Sri Lanka by 141 runs at Mohali
- December 14, 2017

As you may all know that Rohit completed his first double hundred against Australia in 2013 in Bengaluru and then in 2014, the talented right-hander scored 264 against Sri Lanka in Kolkata. That's until Rohit Sharma chose to show the Sri Lankans that the collapse in the first ODI was an exception, the rule (almost) being that when the going gets tough, he gets going with double hundreds. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp laughs in reporter's face in very spiky post-match interview Jurgen Klopp laughs in reporter's face in very spiky post-match interview
- December 13, 2017

While Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp was quick to accept responsibility for their inability to see out the game, the decision to award Everton the penalty was slightly higher on his list of grievances. Klopp then took a seat for his post-match press conference but he clearly hadn't calmed and carried his frustration into his meeting with the media. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao Responds To 2018 McGregor Boxing Match Idea Manny Pacquiao Responds To 2018 McGregor Boxing Match Idea
- December 12, 2017

Rumors began to swirl late last month that the UFC was interested in booking a welterweight title fight between champion Tyron Woodley and Nate Diaz for December 30's UFC 219 in Las Vegas, Nevada, but UFC President Dana White quickly shut down those rumors, saying the idea was simply mishandled by a company executive. (more...)
Marshall Faulk Among 7 NFL Network Employees Accused in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Marshall Faulk Among 7 NFL Network Employees Accused in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
- December 12, 2017

Cantor also claims that Taylor sent her inappropriate pictures and a video of himself masturbating. Evans, Faulk and Taylor have been suspended by the NFL Network while an investigation is made into the accusations. She also says that Taylor and Weinberger sent her nude photos without consent, while McNabb made "explicit" texts. Laura Horton, a lawyer for Cantor, said by phone "it's outrageous conduct and I fully intend to hold the NFL Network responsible". (more...)
QB Savage seen with twitching arms after hit QB Savage seen with twitching arms after hit
- December 11, 2017

Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage exited Sunday afternoon's game in the second quarter after a brutal hit left him shaking on the ground. Garoppolo, who made his second start for the 49ers after coming over at the National Football League trade deadline, went 20 for 33 with 334 yards, a touchdown and an interception to cornerback Kareem Jackson. (more...)
Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: 5 Talking Points Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: 5 Talking Points
- December 11, 2017

But the Germany global was left red-faced just two minutes into his return as he gifted Southampton the goal that allowed Pellegrino's side to control the first half. The result meant Arsenal missed out on the opportunity to replace Liverpool in the top four, while Southampton would have been glad of a greater cushion between themselves and the bottom three than the five points they now enjoy. (more...)