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Serena loses to Ostapenko in comeback after giving birth Serena loses to Ostapenko in comeback after giving birth
- December 31, 2017

I'm excited. It's good to be back on the court. But despite also surrendering his world number one ranking during a frustrating year, Murray insists he won't be motivated exclusively by thoughts of Grand Slam glory once he gets back on court. (more...)
Giants suspend Apple for finale for 'detrimental' conduct Giants suspend Apple for finale for 'detrimental' conduct
- December 28, 2017

Collins apologized for the comments on Wednesday. I guess he don't remember things, " Collins said on December 14 when reporters relayed Apple's reaction. Collins was placed on injured reserve Tuesday. Apple has gone through lots of personal difficulties this year. He was selected to start in the Pro Bowl for the second consecutive season, but will not be participating due to the injury. (more...)
Sam Darnold gives Browns hope - with a reservation Sam Darnold gives Browns hope - with a reservation
- December 28, 2017

In addition, Mel Kiper Jr. ranks the Trojans quarterback as the draft's fifth best prospect and second-best quarterback behind Rosen. I'll go ahead and decode this one for all of you. Neither quarterback has to enter the draft. NY would clinch no worse than the No. 2 pick with losses in each of its last two games. As it turns out, however, Rosen may not need to fear a potential future in Cleveland. (more...)
Manchester City Set To Fork Out £60m For Southampton's Van Dijk Manchester City Set To Fork Out £60m For Southampton's Van Dijk
- December 27, 2017

Having shown he's a capable Premier League level defender his price tag has now risen to £60 million, which the Citizens are expected to pay for his services sooner rather than later. Liverpool desperately need to sign a new central defender in the winter transfer window if they are to challenge the best of teams in the UEFA Champions League KO stages and to finish in the top four in the PL again. (more...)
Justin Gatlin, Coach Under Doping Investigation; Agent Claims Sprinter Uses PEDs
- December 25, 2017

Wagner and Mitchell were secretly recorded stating that performance-enhancing drug use is still rampant in sports and they explained how athletes can avoid testing positive, according to the Telegraph report . Mitchell and Wagner deny the allegations. Sebastian Coe, president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) which set up the AIU, has called the allegations " extremely serious ". (more...)
Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot expected to be more than $247 million Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot expected to be more than $247 million
- December 25, 2017

Winning hundreds of millions of dollars is what's on people's minds as they line up to purchase lottery tickets. There is a one-time cash option for Mega Millions of $157 million. Powerball is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The $191.1 million jackpot was won by a three member family partnership. (more...)
Giggs brands Liverpool stalemate a 'killer' for United Giggs brands Liverpool stalemate a 'killer' for United
- December 24, 2017

City signed Jesus for a reported fee of 27 million pounds, while Mbappe joined PSG on loan from AS Monaco, with an option to buy the player at the end of the season. "They had fallen down the pecking order, so do they go for someone who - and it winds me up saying this - hasn't got experience as a manager or do they go for a victor?" said Giggs. (more...)
Ball boy steals limelight does unthinkable as Bristol City sinks Man United Ball boy steals limelight does unthinkable as Bristol City sinks Man United
- December 23, 2017

With Arsenal and City progressing, there is the prospect of two mouthwatering last-four clashes because on Wednesday holders Manchester United visit high-flying Championship side Bristol City and Chelsea host struggling Bournemouth. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who replaced all 11 of his starters from the weekend Premier League home win over Newcastle United , still had plenty of international pedigree as England's Danny Welbeck got the winner three minutes before halftime. (more...)
Police reportedly arrest suspect, investigate crime scene at Lambeau Field Police reportedly arrest suspect, investigate crime scene at Lambeau Field
- December 23, 2017

Police Cheif Andrew Smith says it took six minutes from when the call came in to when an arrest was made. There was a lot going on at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. WBAY tweeted a photo of a minivan resting atop another vehicle in a parking lot outside the Packers' training facility. The county's bomb squad and the fire department's hazmat units were checking the suspect's vehicle, which remained inside the stadium, as a precaution. (more...)
Five-star DE Micah Parsons chooses Penn State after Ohio State debacle Five-star DE Micah Parsons chooses Penn State after Ohio State debacle
- December 21, 2017

Parsons is rated the No. 4 player nationally and top Pennsylvania prospect per 247 Sports. Parsons was the top-ranked uncommitted recruit in the class entering the early signing period and became the 20th member of a Penn State class that ranks fourth in the country and second in the Big Ten . (more...)
Evan Longoria traded by Tampa Bay Rays to San Francisco Giants Evan Longoria traded by Tampa Bay Rays to San Francisco Giants
- December 21, 2017

With Stanton dealt to the Yankees, the Giants made their move on Longoria, who has 261 career home runs. After weeks of courting former Miami Marlins' slugger Giancarlo Stanton , the Giants turned their attention to addressing one of their primary offseason needs, adding a third baseman who can hit in the heart of their order. (more...)
Boca Raton Bowl 2017, Lane Kiffin's FAU vs. Akron Boca Raton Bowl 2017, Lane Kiffin's FAU vs. Akron
- December 20, 2017

Akron is making its second bowl appearances the last three years but only the third in program history. Black's take: It's possible no game this bowl season features two more fun, quotable coaches than Akron's Terry Bowden and Florida Atlantic's Lane Kiffin . (more...)
National Hockey League rumors: Islanders to find out Belmont arena fate Wednesday National Hockey League rumors: Islanders to find out Belmont arena fate Wednesday
- December 20, 2017

A 200-to-250-room hotel and 435,000-square feet of retail space are also in the Islanders' plans. The deal could be announced as soon as Wednesday, one of the people said. It's accessible by auto and by regional rail, and would bring the Islanders closer to their historical Nassau County fan base. The Islanders were selected in a two-way contest with the New York City Football Club, a soccer franchise owned by Manchester City Football Club and the New York Yankees. (more...)
Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Are 'No Longer in a Relationship' Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Are 'No Longer in a Relationship'
- December 19, 2017

He said after the press conference that he supported Patrick's decision to step away from racing. On Monday morning, a spokesperson for former NASCAR driver Danica Patrick confirmed that she and fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr . Patrick is 35; Stenhouse is 30. Patrick was married to Paul Hospenthal for seven years. She has competed full time in the NASCAR Cup Series the last five years following a transition from IndyCar . (more...)
Panthers owner says he's selling team, faces allegations of misconduct Panthers owner says he's selling team, faces allegations of misconduct
- December 19, 2017

Kaepernick retweeted Combs' post from Sunday about his desire to purchase the team and added his own interest. Richardson said in 2009 that his family owns 48% of the team, according to The Charlotte Observer. "These have been some of the most hard days of my 19 years with the Panthers, but I am lifted up by the strong resolve and the commitment our employees have shown to this organization", Becker said in a story posted on Panthers.com. (more...)
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers reacts to humiliating Hearts defeat Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers reacts to humiliating Hearts defeat
- December 18, 2017

The defeat at Tynecastle is the champions' first domestic loss since a 2-1 reverse at St Johnstone on 11 May 2016 - 585 days ago - and Brendan Rodgers' first as Celtic manager against Scottish opposition. Celtic boss Rodgers admitted Hearts deserved to end the run. With 15 minutes to go, Hearts were awarded a penalty when Gordon brought down Ross Callachan and Milinkovic rolled the spot-kick into the bottom corner (76) to consign Celtic to their heaviest domestic defeat in more ... (more...)
Marvin Lewis to leave Bengals after this season Marvin Lewis to leave Bengals after this season
- December 18, 2017

But now he has an expiring contract, an 0-7 career record in the playoffs, and is bound for a second straight absence from the postseason. Meaning the Bengals won't finish last in the AFC North. Mike Zimmer is in the midst of his best season yet in Minnesota. Stewart also scored three touchdowns on the ground after the Vikings had limited their first 12 opponents to six combined rushing scores. (more...)
Muhammad Wilkerson staying home this weekend due to coach's decision Muhammad Wilkerson staying home this weekend due to coach's decision
- December 17, 2017

The Jets gave Wilkerson a huge contract extension not so long ago and since then, he's tremendously regressed both on and off the field. The Jets' highest-paid player soon may be headed to the unemployment line . "I'm not anxious about Mo right now", he said. No matter who speaks up or where it comes from, the Jets brass needs to unwrap the gift that's been given to them by Wilkerson, and have him ride the pine for the season's final two games before letting him skip town and try to ... (more...)
Lorenzen Wright's Ex-Wife Was Arrested In Connection To His 2010 Murder Lorenzen Wright's Ex-Wife Was Arrested In Connection To His 2010 Murder
- December 17, 2017

The Commercial Appeal reported on August 1, 2010, Memphis police searched his ex-wife's home and found burned pieces of metal and a letter addressed to her and Lorenzen Wright , but law enforcement refused to divulge what those items meant to the case. (more...)
Legend says West Ham should sign England global in January Legend says West Ham should sign England global in January
- December 15, 2017

West Ham will host Arsenal on Wednesday in a Premier League match. "It was a moment, but I would say for the majority of the game we have to praise the boys for how disciplined they were and the defenders for how well they stuck to their task against a good team who caused us a lot of problems". (more...)