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Experts divided on Vikings chances to win vs Bears in Week 11

Experts divided on Vikings chances to win vs Bears in Week 11 They've got a few other really good players on defense. The Bears, meanwhile, haven't played a game as meaningful as Sunday night's contest at Soldier Field since the 2013 season finale when they lost the division championship to the Packers on a late touchdown. [Full Article...]

Rockets confirm Anthony no longer in their plans

Rockets confirm Anthony no longer in their plans It's unclear what's next for Anthony, but Chris Paul , who has always been friends with him, knows he'll be OK. "And the way we play probably wasn't conducive to his game and he was trying to make the necessary sacrifices and it wasn't fair to him as a Hall of Fame player to play in a way that wasn't good for him, wasn't good for us". [Full Article...]

Rooney rejects ex-Man Utd pal Neville's England playing claims

Rooney rejects ex-Man Utd pal Neville's England playing claims Brad Guzan revealed he was determined to stop Wayne Rooney from scoring in his final match for England . "His chapter is ending now and mine is just starting". Unfortunately I couldn't get a goal. I've had my time. The match against U.S., the country in which Rooney now plies his trade, gave England fans the opportunity to show their appreciation for their country's record goalscorer and ... [Full Article...]

Premier League summer transfer window to close a day before new campaign

Premier League summer transfer window to close a day before new campaign Whilst some will go for us and some against, it should hopefully start to have an impact on the growing instances of cheating. The Bundesliga, La Liga and Serie A are already using VAR, which allows disputed incidents to be reviewed with the use of video replays, and the technology was used at the World Cup in Russian Federation this year. [Full Article...]

NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson dies at 83

NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson dies at 83 Pearson won 43 races for the Wood Brothers from 1972-79 and was involved in one of the greatest finishes in NASCAR history when he and Petty were battling for the win on the final corner of the 1976 Daytona 500 . Pearson was the second-winningest driver in NASCAR history and helped take the sport to a national level. It's a safe bet that Pearson would be more than a three-time champion had he com... [Full Article...]

Australian Open dismisses concerns of Federer scheduling bias

Australian Open dismisses concerns of Federer scheduling bias Benneteau cited Federer's matches at the past two Australian Opens as evidence, suggesting the Swiss star was granted his preference to play in the evening session to avoid the blistering Melbourne heat. Federer pointed out that many players have requests and sometimes the tournametn obliges and sometimes they don't, which has been the case with Federer as well."Yes, sometimes we have our say". [Full Article...]

Carmelo Anthony Not In Plans If Released By Rockets

Carmelo Anthony Not In Plans If Released By Rockets The bottom line, one way or another, the two sides will likely go their separate ways. Houston also was much better with Anthony off the court than on it. "I agree with you 100 percent", she said. The Rockets hoped the number three pick of the 2003 draft would add a threat from beyond the arc to an offense that relied heavily on Chris Paul and James Harden last season and that had lost Trevor ... [Full Article...]

England All Out For 285 In Sri Lanka

England All Out For 285 In Sri Lanka Leach came in as night-watchman with one over left to negotiate, which he safely did, playing out a maiden to see England through to the close. Root, who scored 35 and three in the first Test, was bowled by Pushpakumara in the 18th over for 14 and Rory Burns (43) soon followed as England slumped to 89 for four before lunch. [Full Article...]

Liverpool facing serious competition from Premier League rivals in Pulisic race

Liverpool facing serious competition from Premier League rivals in Pulisic race FC Bayern wanted to commit to 2017, the English young footballer Jadon Sancho , could not prevail with its offer, but against Borussia Dortmund . Numerous other Premier League clubs have been linked with launching bids to try and land the Pennsylvania-born Pulisic, such as Spurs. [Full Article...]

Australia’s ‘No Sledging’ Policy: Virat Kohli happy to play ‘without altercation’

Australia’s ‘No Sledging’ Policy: Virat Kohli happy to play ‘without altercation’ Speaking on India's four-Test series Down Under starting December 6 in Adelaide, Shastri said the side will have to learn from their experience in the previous two foreign tours played in South Africa and Australia. "Now being captain of the team, you have no room for anything else but to think of what the team wants all the time". Clarifying what Shastri brings to the table, Kohli explained o... [Full Article...]

Rooney's farewell drives Wembley ticket rush

Rooney's farewell drives Wembley ticket rush All-time cap holder Peter Shilton and former interim England boss Stuart Pearce have been among the high-profile critics of the decision to recognise Rooney's contribution with a 120th and final cap, two years after his last appearance against Scotland. [Full Article...]

Steelers raid Le'Veon Bell's locker, celebrate their found treasure

Steelers raid Le'Veon Bell's locker, celebrate their found treasure Wednesday afternoon players removed Bell's nameplate from his locker and started rummaging through his items. "Appreciate the cleats, my guy", a good-natured Bud Dupree , Pittsburgh defensive end, told ESPN as he tried on his new Jordan brand cleats. [Full Article...]

Man United target confirms he wants to leave

Man United target confirms he wants to leave The forward has admitted while on worldwide duty with Austria that he wants to be competing with the best players . According to the agent of Marko Arnautovic , Everton are interested in the Austrian attacker. "You've got to try and keep him if you want to try and compete or get closer to the top six, you've got to keep players like Marko Arnautovic ". He leads the team in scoring again thi... [Full Article...]

Scherzer finishes second to deGrom for Cy Young Award

Scherzer finishes second to deGrom for Cy Young Award Jacob deGrom was named as the victor of the 2018 NL Cy Young award for his outstanding performances on the mound this season. The Mets, who watched the knuckleballer Dickey win the award in 2012, joined the Diamondbacks (Randy Johnson and Brandon Webb) and Dodgers (Eric Gagne and Clayton Kershaw) as the only NL teams this century with two different Cy Young winners. [Full Article...]

Rooney wanted to finish career at Manchester United

But Gareth Southgate and his impressive, youthful squad do not deserve to have this foisted on them. Playing for England has always been special to me. Rooney left United as their all-time highest goal scorer to re-join Everton in the summer of 2017 after 14 years at the Theatre of Dreams. Or this beauty against Denmark, at Old Trafford. [Full Article...]

LeBron James DROPS 44 & Passes Wilt Chamberlain On All-Time Scoring List

LeBron James DROPS 44 & Passes Wilt Chamberlain On All-Time Scoring List Rondo will see a specialist Thursday to determine whether to opt for surgery, a team source told ESPN . He will be sidelined for at least a few weeks, Walton said. Damian Lillard had 31 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and CJ McCollum scored 23 points in the Trail Blazers' first road loss to the Lakers since February 22, 2013, ending a nine-game streak at Staples. [Full Article...]

McGinley baffled by McIlroy's European Tour snub

McGinley baffled by McIlroy's European Tour snub I've played very consistently. It is good for the European Tour because they have events to shine. While giving up membership in a non-Ryder Cup year does not impact his playing status, new rules state that giving up membership makes you ineligible to be a captain or vice captain in the future. [Full Article...]

Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings

Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings LSU , Washington State , West Virginia and Ohio State stayed the course to round out the top 10. Northwestern winning the Big Ten wouldn't get them in the Playoff, but it would get them a Rose Bowl berth and shake-up the New Year's Six bowls. [Full Article...]

Australia disappointed as New Zealand win Women's Rugby World Cup hosting rights

Australia disappointed as New Zealand win Women's Rugby World Cup hosting rights New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has today announced Wellington's Westpac Stadium will host South Africa on 27 July 2019, in a condensed (due to Rugby World Cup) Investec Rugby Championship . "You listen to the presentation and it's the passion, it's a passion for the sport and everybody knows what rugby means to Kiwis". It was the best attended Women's Rugby World Cup to date with a record total at... [Full Article...]

Shahid Afridi accuses Indian media of 'misconstruing' remarks on Kashmir

Shahid Afridi accuses Indian media of 'misconstruing' remarks on Kashmir Kashmir is not an issue", the 38-year-old cricketer said, while addressing students at the British parliament on Wednesday. Now the former Pakistani cricketer has gone onto say that his comments have been "misconstrued" by the Indian media. [Full Article...]


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