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Sexual Harassment claims forces House speaker to step down

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He said any kind of sexual harassment is reprehensible. Bechler said, however, even though Hoover was involved with the bill on a day-to-day basis, he expects the rest of the House leadership to still champion the measure. Kentucky's House Republican leaders say they have hired a law firm to advise them on personnel matters following a sexual harassment settlement that resulted in the resignation of the Republican House speaker. Read More »

College Football Playoff Projections & Picks Following Week 10

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Now, to be clear, their loss to Arizona State is not a good loss per se, but neither is Clemson's loss to Syracuse. The difference is Washington hasn't played anybody worthwhile outside of the conference, while Clemson beat Auburn , a dark horse playoff team (more on them in a minute). Read More »

Mourinho reveals when Ibrahimovic, Pogba, Rojo will return

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Ibrahimovic is back doing ball work at the club's Aon Training Complex and was filmed by team-mate Marouane Fellaini taking part in some shooting drills on Saturday. Pogba, Ibra, Rojo, Fellaini . Manchester United played out a goalless draw with Liverpool at Anfield in a dour performance before Huddersfield Town were surprise 2-1 winners against Jose Mourinho's men. Read More »

Roy Halladay dead in plane crash; former Major League Baseball pitcher was 40

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We are saddened by the tragic news that Roy Halladay , 2-time Cy Young Award victor & 8-time All-Star, has died in a plane crash. The Florida Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Halladay played for the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies between 1998 and 2013. He and his wife Brandy have two children. He retired with 203 wins and a 3.38 ERA. Read More »

LiAngelo Ball, 2 other UCLA players arrested in China

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Lavar Ball , the outspoken father of LiAngelo, has yet to comment. One source told ESPN that almost 20 police officers came into the Hyatt Hangzhou at approximately 8 a.m. After a lengthy delay, players eventually got off the board and returned to the hotel. The Bruins are set to play Georgia Tech on Friday, opening up a season that looks to have a lot of promise and build off their 31-5 record from last season. Read More »

Laurent Koscielny to retire after World Cup

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The 32-year-old has racked up 49 caps for France since making his debut in 2011. The 32-year-old, who has played at three major tournaments for France , and was part of the squad who finished runners-up in Euro 2016 , is retiring to help prolong his Arsenal career. Read More »

Dabo Swinney unleashes the snark about laptop on Clemson sideline

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Clemson's sports information director said the laptop was being used by his department's social media team. In a press conference on Tuesday, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney responded to a question regarding "laptop-gate". A young guy trying to help a team in need. "I want to launch an investigation, too", Swinney joked. We were trying to get one of them drones to come in and drop some towels on the sideline, and it just didn't work out. Read More »

MS Dhoni should retire from T20I cricket: VVS Laxman

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Team India's experimentation with the middle-order has been going on for a while keeping in mind the 2019 World Cup in England. The ex-Indian captain has always led from the front but in worldwide cricket your currency is your form and Dhoni over the last six to twelve months has not performed to his high and lofty standards and has to make a decision on his future soon. Read More »

Players seek mediation with NFL; Colin Kaepernick would attend

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What's the goal of the meeting? At such a session, the players would get to address social justice and civil rights issues that have fueled the players' protests. The former 49ers quarterback has filed a collusion grievance against the league. He believes Kaepernick isn't "good enough" to warrant another shot because the last time he played, he didn't play well at all. Read More »

4 uncapped teenagers headline USMNT squad to face Portugal

The future begins now for U.S. Soccer, which has called up a young, inexperienced team for its final game of the year against third-ranked Portugal on November 14. "With this particular roster and the availability of players, it was a great opportunity to bring Josh", Sarachan said. Those players are DeAndre Yedlin , Jorge Villafaña and Kellyn Acosta , who are all expected to be significant contributors going forward. Read More »

Analysts See $0.47 EPS for Avis Budget Group Inc. (CAR)

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Shares in Avis and rival Hertz Global Holdings Inc (HTZ.N) rose in the wake of the hurricanes as investors expected stronger demand for rental cars as consumers waited to replace damaged vehicles. Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. It has underperformed by 31.60% the S&P500. Avis Budget Group has a 12-month low of $20.71 and a 12-month high of $42.40. Read More »

Virgil Van Dijk hands Liverpool a huge blow

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In the end, negotiations collapsed and the 26-year-old centre back remained on the south coast with Mauricio Pellegrino's men. Despite that, Southampton refused to sell and in recent weeks he's been back in the Southampton side. "I don't think it's appropriate to comment on anything that happened before", he told the Daily Echo . While "happy" at present, Van Dijk has stopped short of ruling out a future move. Read More »

Bucks finalizing trade with Suns for Eric Bledsoe

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Bledsoe and the Suns have no plans for him to rejoin the team, but Bledsoe, who has since trained away from the facility, plans to utilize the team's building and staff to remain in game shape for a potential trade, league sources said. After an 0-3 start the Suns fired head coach Earl Watson , and under interim coach Jay Triano the Suns have regrouped with a 4-3 since. They are 4-7 on the season as it stands. Read More »

Sam Allardyce holds talks with Everton over manager's job

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The Toffees have yet to name a permanent successor to Koeman, who was sacked on October 24 after the Toffees made their third-worst start to a Premier League campaign. But Sky Sports News has been told by sources close to the 63-year-old that reports of a £100,000-per-week contract offer are "totally inaccurate". Read More »

49ers sticking to week-to-week plan for QB Jimmy Garoppolo

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While Garoppolo does that, the 49ers are hoping to get healthier so that if and when Garoppolo's time comes, he has a more capable supporting cast. He took seven hits on his first 13 drop backs, before orchestrated San Francisco's first touchdown drive of the season against the Cardinals to open the second half. Read More »

Pochettino praises Tottenham's squad players after Crystal Palace win

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Alli's absence means Southgate now has 24 players for the Wembley double-header, although there could yet be more withdrawals after Sunday's matches or when the squad convenes at St George's Park on Monday. Pochettino also confirmed Harry Winks twisted his ankle in the first half - he was replaced by Mousa Dembele at half-time - but expects both Winks and Harry Kane to feature for England next week. Read More »

Klopp admits Can concern as PL rivals emerge as shock suitors

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According to the Daily Mail , negotiations have broken down due to a dispute over a release clause. Either way, the impasse means the midfielder can leave for free in the summer and can negotiate a pre-contract with foreign clubs in January, with both Maddock and King listing Bayern Munich and Juventus among the interested parties. Read More »

How's Teddy look? Teammates answer as Bridgewater's activation looms

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The 24-year-old, who played his collegiate football at the University of Louisville, was originally selected by the Vikings in the first round (32nd pick overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. "That's a guy who has been through so much adversity, overcame a lot just to get to this point", running back Jerick McKinnon said. Bridgewater has been a regular presence in the Vikings' quarterback room since his injury, devoting study time to an offense that has changed coordinators since the last time ... Read More »

Red Wings get late game victor from Tatar

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Nielsen was out by the faceoff dot and tipped a puck that was wide of the net and sent it flying over the shoulder of Oilers G Cam Talbot. The Red Wings opened the scoring 3:23 into the game on a attractive deflection by Frans Nielsen . Read More »

Tennis chiefs apologise after Next Gen ATP finals draw ceremony furore

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One youngster was asked to remove the gloves of one model with his teeth. The draw-party was sponsored by Red Bull and the evening appears to have been designed as a tribute to Milan's famous links with the fashion industry. One model pulled up her dress to reveal an "A" on her right thigh. Sports journalist Reem Abulleil said she was left "speechless" and "sad" by the ceremony, while tennis journalist Ben Rothenberg called it "stunningly uncomfortable, cringeworthy and trashy". Read More »

Horror Fall Overshadows Race 4 On Melbourne Cup Day

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The horse was injured but also able to walk after the fall. The 2800-metre race - the second longest of the day - was entering the home straight when Regal Monarch lost footing and fell to the ground at the back of the field. Moreira returns to Singapore bruised. Des O'Keeffee, chairman of the Australian Jockeys Association, said Moreira didn't need to go to hospital for treatment. Read More »

Oxlade-Chamberlain needs to get up to Liverpool speed, says Klopp

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The German believes "The Ox" he is now ready to make a genuine impact with Liverpool . "That was a great example of how to do it", Oxlade-Chamberlain said . "He knew when he came and we signed him that this will happen and we would ask for this and it is nice". That's the way the manager wants to play, it's playing into the strengths of our players. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino warns Gareth Southgate

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Kane was awesome against Real Madrid in the Champions League despite failing to score in the 3-0 win. Maurico Pochettino hopes for "understanding" from England over Harry Kane's involvement in the upcoming global break. The manager makes the decisions for the team and he obviously thought [taking me off] was the best decision. 'I'm in the same boat as everyone else. Read More »

Conte 'banished' David Luiz from Chelsea training prior to Manchester United clash

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Reports of friction between Conte and Luiz have been played down by the Blues, who say any tensions are part of the fluctuations of a season and not a sign of serious strain. Luiz had also reacted furiously to being substituted during Chelsea's home match against Roma in the Champions League. I was very happy for this. "Maybe in the future I can decide a different way, or continue in this way". Read More »

Alan Shearer tells Romelu Lukaku exactly what he's doing wrong

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The former Everton striker looks desperately short of confidence, and his excellent form from the opening weeks of the season has deserted him. The former Juventus striker Morata scored Chelsea's second-half victor in a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening. Read More »

West Ham fans react to Alvaro Arbeloa's hateful Bilic Twitter message

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Sportsmail understands Moyes' deal is heavily weighted towards a £2million bonus for keeping the club in the Premier League after Saturday's crushing 4-1 defeat by Liverpool saw them slip into the bottom three. 'He is highly regarded and respected within the game, and will bring fresh ideas, organisation and enthusiasm. Speaking on his way out of the club's Rush Green training base, Bilic said: "I am sad and disappointed but not in the club, I expected it to be fair". Read More »

Anthony Martial desperate to improve at Old Trafford

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Jose Mourinho has used Martial on the left wing in the Champions League but the Frenchman has been an impact substitute in the Premier League. "I must continue to keep up good performances for my club and if I've got the chance to start over there [for France] I will do the best I can". Read More »