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Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London

Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London Although, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is insistent that his side are not "underdogs" going into this weekend's clash. Last season, Spurs finished ahead of Arsenal for the first time in 22 years as the Gunners finished 5th in the league while Spurs ended the season as runners-up. [Full Article...]

It's over: Zeke Elliott stops appeals process, will serve full suspension

It's over: Zeke Elliott stops appeals process, will serve full suspension While the suspension had initially been handed down in August, Elliott had lodged appeals that had allowed him to keep playing before he sat out Sunday's 27-7 loss to Atlanta. Prosecutors in Columbus, Ohio, decided not to pursue the case in the city where Elliott starred for Ohio State, citing conflicting evidence. Goodell imposed the discipline after the National Football League conducted a year-... [Full Article...]

Decision day after World Cup 'disaster' (2)

Decision day after World Cup 'disaster' (2) The status of Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura remained in question after the four-time champions failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades. Instead, it said he would put forward "various proposals" at a forthcoming FIGC meeting, without giving further details. Back in 2015 Portugal went into a clash with Antonio Conte's Italy with just four wins out of the previo... [Full Article...]

Argentina squander two-goal lead and lose to Nigeria

Argentina squander two-goal lead and lose to Nigeria Kelechi Iheanacho inspired the Nigeria fightback. Argentina only secured its spot in the next World Cup in the last round of South American qualifiers and has not delivered convincing performances without Messi. "It's a hard game to explain", said Sampaoli. "His suggestion will be tabled at the CAF Executive Committee meeting very soon and we hope they approve it so that we can play a frie... [Full Article...]

John Kavanagh Says Conor McGregor Was 'Overemotional' At Bellator 187

Veteran referee Marc Goddard attempted to remove McGregor, which prompted McGregor to shove him in the back. 'They did inform me that he was set to be on the December 30 card and he will not be on it. 'On the other hand, I will be looking at it and speaking to my attorneys upon returning to the United States to see if I have any action'. There was a rematch being slated for the fall with Pac... [Full Article...]

MTA throws shade at LeBron James before game vs. Knicks

MTA throws shade at LeBron James before game vs. Knicks LeBron said the team's options back to the hotel were a 45 minutes bus ride or a six minute train ride. "Can you not?" the rider said as the camera panned on him before leaving his seat. It was LeBron's first time riding the subway in Manhattan, and it quickly became apparent that he could use some etiquette lessons, courtesy of real New Yorkers. [Full Article...]

Tennessee Coaching Rumors Roundup: Butch Jones Buyout, Jon Gruden, and More

Tennessee Coaching Rumors Roundup: Butch Jones Buyout, Jon Gruden, and More Tennessee lost to Mizzou last night 50-17. Jones, hired at Tennessee on December 7, 2012, as the Vols' 24 head coach, after winning four conference championships in his previous six years, and his staff have done a terrific job recruiting players to Tennessee, but the development of many has been widely considered sub-par. [Full Article...]

Stafford throws 3 TDs as Lions beat winless Browns

Stafford throws 3 TDs as Lions beat winless Browns The Browns remain winless. The tide turned with a rib injury suffered by Browns starting quarterback DeShone Kizer in the third quarter. The Browns, of course, have no hopes of a second-half turnaround that would suddenly vault them to playoff contention. [Full Article...]

Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault In an interview published Friday in the Portuguese newspaper Expresso , the former goalkeeper for the USA women's national team recounted what happened at the Ballon d'Or awards in 2013 in Zurich. Expanding on the alleged incident on Friday, Solo told the Guardianthat she had to compose herself immediately afterwards to concentrate on making her speech and giving the presentation to Wambach. [Full Article...]

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup Before Saturday, the trio of Nigeria, Egypt and Senegal had booked their tickets before the two North African countries also came on board to Russian Federation. Cote d'Ivoire needed an outright win to qualify while a draw would still have been enough for Morocco. Dirar's in-swinging cross beat everyone and found the corner of the net in the 25th minute. [Full Article...]

Loftus-Cheek impressed me - Southgate

Loftus-Cheek impressed me - Southgate Both Cook and Solanke were part of England Under-20's World Cup triumph in the summer. The 23-year-old Everton 'keeper's highlights saw him twice deny Timo Werner with sublime low saves in the first half, though his display did not come as a surprise to Southgate. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver makes prediction for Brazilian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver makes prediction for Brazilian Grand Prix The Dutch 20-year-old has now won two of the last four races, after a run of poor reliability, while Red Bull have scored more points than second-placed Ferrari since the end of the August break. Will team orders come into effect at Mercedes? Hamilton has won nine times this year, including five of the last seven, and can still equal the career best of 11 in a season he achieved in 2014. [Full Article...]

After Invading Octagon at MMA Event, Conor McGregor Clashes With Referee

After Invading Octagon at MMA Event, Conor McGregor Clashes With Referee The UFC star was involved in a insane altercation in the cage with referee Marc Goddard at the event in the 3Arena. After Ward got the win over John Redmond , McGregor climbed up and over the Bellator cage and rushed across to celebrate with his teammate. [Full Article...]

Martellus Bennett claimed by New England Patriots on waivers

Martellus Bennett claimed by New England Patriots on waivers Newly acquired New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett has been playing with a torn rotator cuff , according to multiple reports Friday. The first public hint of a shoulder injury came after Bennett returned from the bye week. In his seven games for the green and gold, he had 24 catches for 233 yards. [Full Article...]

LiAngelo Ball, shoplifting UCLA players likely to face house arrest

LiAngelo Ball, shoplifting UCLA players likely to face house arrest The moves come a day after coach Bill O'Brien said they had discussed the possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick in the wake of a season-ending knee injury to rookie Deshaun Watson. UCLA said it is "cooperating fully" with local authorities. In a statement on Weibo earlier Wednesday, LaVar Ball called the incident "unfortunate to both the Ball family and UCLA". [Full Article...]

Court denies Ezekiel Elliott appeal, suspension upheld

Court denies Ezekiel Elliott appeal, suspension upheld Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension is back on after a hearing in NY on Thursday saw the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deny his request for an emergency injunction. An NFL Players Association source told ESPN.com that Elliott will not play "while we argue". The league was willing to do that in Week 1. Though Columbus authorities never filed charges, th... [Full Article...]

National Football League rejects player request for mediation, reiterates Kaepernick invitation

National Football League rejects player request for mediation, reiterates Kaepernick invitation According to Kaepernick's attorney, the free agent quarterback accepted the invitation to participate in the meeting. When Texans owner Bob McNair made comments about not letting "the inmates run the prison" while speaking about the ongoing protests at the owners meetings back in October, it shed light on the fact that some owners perceive player protests to be a kind of uprising. [Full Article...]

Sam Bradford reportedly has knee scoped, could go on IR

Sam Bradford reportedly has knee scoped, could go on IR Minnesota activated Teddy Bridgewater to its 53-man active roster today, the team announced on Friday, and also placed Sam Bradford on injured reserve, which will end his season. Backup Case Keenum has stepped up as the Vikings starting quarterback, leading the team to three straight victories since their win over the Bears at Soldier Field in Week 5. [Full Article...]

Former Phillie, Blue Jay Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

Former Phillie, Blue Jay Roy Halladay killed in plane crash During a news conference Tuesday afternoon, deputies said a recovery effort is underway. Roy was an 8-time All-Star pitcher for the Phillies and the Blue Jays, and a two-time Cy Young Award victor. In heartbreaking footage, Halladay's wife expressed her early trepidation of her husband's passion. In addition to his prowess on the mound, Halladay was one of the most respected leaders in t... [Full Article...]

Luke Shaw likely to leave Manchester United in January to raise funds

Luke Shaw likely to leave Manchester United in January to raise funds With Unai Emery and Brazilian superstar Neymar not seeing eye to eye, it seems inevitable that the Spaniard will be replaced at the end of 2017/2018. Shaw now seems certain to leave in January after injury problems and failing to generate trust from Mourinho. As far as Jose Mourinho will view it, the club offers two things, then: the possibility to become a legend and the probability of maki... [Full Article...]


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