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Odds improving for Browns vs. Steelers


The Steelers matched New England atop the American Conference at 12-3 but Pittsburgh can only take the top-seed spot by beating Cleveland (0-15) next Sunday and have the Patriots lose to the New York Jets (5-10). Gilbert seemed to accidentally leak the news on Thursday when he was asked how this week's game compares to the first time the Steelers played the Browns back in Week 1. Read More »

Colts QB Andrew Luck optimistic despite nagging shoulder injury


Luck remained optimistic when talking with reporters and said he does not think he will need another surgery, adding that he feels much stronger and more stable. What followed was a messy timeline for recovery and a lot of confusion about when he would get back on the field. "I've never entertained the thoughts of (this being career ending)", Luck said. Read More »

New York Tabloids Destroy Eli Apple After Giants Suspend 'Rotten' Corner


Prior to his firing, former head coach Ben McAdoo held a "brutally honest" film session earlier in the year and Apple drew heavy criticism from his teammates. I want to help him get through this, because from my story, I ended up in a mental institute for three months in an outpatient program. He's a young guy. Read More »

Johnny Manziel Is Officially Cleared To Tear Up The CFL

Manziel conducted by the Commissioner". If none of those things happen before January 7th, he will become a free agent. The Tiger-Cats now hold Manziel's rights but have not offered him a contract. We also recognize Johnny Manziel for thus far demonstrating the attributes necessary to continue his career in our great league. Manziel , now 25, was taken 22nd overall in the 2014 National Football League draft by the Cleveland Browns but was released after just two seasons with the ... Read More »

Cold here to stay, some snow on the way for Saturday


Readings are in the lower to middle 20s. And if you have plans to ring in 2018 Sunday night, be prepared for some unsafe cold! The snow will be very light and fluffy. Wind chill values fall below zero at times. Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States, including MA, where arctic air is expected to grip the state through next week. Read More »

Mourinho takes a dig at big spending City


And, speaking after United had to come from two goals down to rescue a 2-2 draw against Burnley on Tuesday, Mourinho said: "One thing is a big club and another thing is a big football team". While Pep Guardiola's City will play the same number of games in a short space of time, they get an extra day to recover from their recent win over Bournemouth, as they don't take on Newcastle United until Wednesday. Read More »

Holly Holm Cyborg's a Tougher Fight Than Rousey ... Here's Why


She has been in similar situations before and has headlined massive UFC pay-per-view cards against some of the most iconic female fighters in the sport's history, but that doesn't make the situation any less weird. Nor has she faced one who can match her in size and athleticism as much as Holm. Holm (11-3) bounced back in June, notching another head-kick KO over Bethe Correia in Singapore. Read More »

Injury-hit Stoke set to field youth players against Chelsea


Stoke will have to watch out for the seemingly telepathic connection between Chelsea's Spanish players, who combined to score the goals against Albion. "We are ticking along in terms of points at the moment". The feeling is that we have turned a little bit of a corner and let's take that into next year. Read More »

Dak Prescott explains why he wants to play in season finale game


The Eagles will tell you it's not a meaningless game and there's pride in winning a franchise-record 14 games and going undefeated at home. Though Foles is no Wentz, he does have 38 career starts to his name in the NFL , a full 38 more than Suddfield, who has only dressed for two games as a pro and started the season off on the Eagles practice squad, after the Washington Redskins let him go after drafting him in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft only one season prior. Read More »

Wade Davis agrees to deal with Rockies


The Rockies already re-signed Jake McGee and brought in Bryan Shaw but obviously weren't done upgrading their bullpen. The deal comes with the highest annual per year salary for a relief pitcher. Over the past four seasons, Davis has saved 79 games and finished 131 games in total. While it will be tough to replicate the success Holland had at Coors Field in 2017, if anyone can do that it's Wade Davis, who repeatedly and heroically saved the Cubs' season in the playoffs time and time ... Read More »

EPL: Thierry Henry blasts Arsenal players for not celebrating with Alexis Sanchez

Henry , though, is unlikely to be convinced by one tweet from inside the Arsenal camp. Speaking on Sky Sports after the game, he said: "You can see Xhaka going to sleep and not following Loftus-Cheek". "That tells you there is a divided dressing room". If Sanchez's refusal to agree a new deal is affecting the Arsenal squad, it at least didn't stop them claiming three points on Thursday, but better teams will be liable to take more advantage of any disharmony in the squad. Read More »

Bayliss refutes ball tampering suggestions


But on a day otherwise short of talking points, one was raised when Channel Nine's commentary team commented on footage of Anderson appearing to dig his fingernail into the ball. Speaking to Cricket Australia, former Test batsman Michael Hussey said Anderson might have explain himself to the match referee. It has annoyed me. Read More »

Kentucky Retirement Systems Buys Shares of 40556 Anadarko Petroleum Co. (APC)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Clearbridge Investments Llc increased its stake in Anadarko Pete Corp ( APC ) by 1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 40,556 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock, valued at approximately $2,828,000. Strs Ohio reported 308,402 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Read More »

Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

The stock decreased 2.34% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $22.51. DISCA's SI was 35.57M shares in December as released by FINRA. MAXIMUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA ). Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp reported 43,276 shares stake. Pnc Service Gp has 7,302 shares. Cambridge Invest Rech Advsrs has invested 0% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc . Read More »

Canada opens world juniors with win over Finland


He said he would have given the team Thursday off rather than practice if Friday's game had not been the big outdoor showcase. "We want a great experience for players on the ice, first and foremost", said Fischer. "I was excited but I was like 'oh, now I have to figure out what I'm doing, '" said Point. Up front, Team Canada continued its scoring-by-committee mantra, although St. Read More »

Hazard rejects new Chelsea deal amid Real interest


The new revelations of Hazard rejecting a new contract offer from Chelsea might have come at the right time for front-runners Real Madrid , who are considered as the favourites to sign the Belgium worldwide. Now Thierry Hazard, Eden's father, has fanned the flames, although he also admitted there is no concrete bid yet. Real coach Zinedine Zidane and Hazard also share a mutual admiration for each other with Zidane repeatedly hailing Hazard as one of the best players in the world while ... Read More »

Hill leads TCU to comeback win over Stanford


The TCU Horned Frogs defeated the Stanford Cardinal , 39-37, on Thursday night in the Valero Alamo Bowl. Though the 11 point halftime deficit they overcame was barely a third of the 31 points they came back from against OR in this game two years ago, you'd be hard pressed to find a team who remembers the Alamo quite like the Horned Frogs do. Read More »

Everton agree €28m deal for Turkey striker Cenk Tosun


The Merseysiders are hopeful of thrashing out an agreement with the Turkish giants before Monday, when the January transfer window opens, but Besiktas insist that no deal is in place yet . " It is still one of the major problems that we have ". Everton has gone seven games unbeaten since Allardyce took charge, but has only scored 24 league goals this season, which is a lower total than any other team in the top 10 in the table apart from Burnley. Read More »

Shearer surpassed, Messi eclipsed - Kane's record-breaking 2017


He pledged to try and better his tally in the new year and gave details on how he managed to remain sharp during the busy Premier League winter schedule. "Now the most hard is coming because he has to stick to this level", Lloris said. "I feel good and sharp and at my best at this busy period", he added. Read More »

The Real Reason Why Martial Was Dropped For United's Game Against Burnley


Dyche was seen taking a stroll across Old Trafford pitch before the evening fixture against the Red Devils. He explained, " individually and collectively we're getting stronger and I think that's a really big marker for me as a manager ". "The big historical clubs are normally punished in the market for their history", he said. He also threw light on Alexis Sanchez's future with the club and claimed that there has not been any enquiry for the Chilean forward who is on the radar of Manchester ... Read More »

Liberia commission still tallying votes for runoff election


Weah grew up in Clara Town slum in Monrovia and went on to become the only African to win Fifa World Player of the Year, starring for AC Milan, Paris St Germain and Chelsea. Weah has also attracted skepticism from his opponents who claim he is inexperienced, despite having served as a Senator since 2014. Weah has positioned himself an outsider who will deliver tangible benefits to the country's young population. Read More »

Ten Hag handed the reins at Ajax


The 47-year-old Ten Hag signed a 2 year contract to replace Marcel Keizer, who was sacked last week after Ajax was eliminated from the Dutch Cup. Ten Hag, 47, manager at Utrecht since May 2015, is seen as "the crown prince of the Dutch football manager fraternity", popular daily tabloid De Telegraaf said when revealing the deal last week. Read More »

Kamara jokes about Christmas cleats fine in Tweet


He tweeted a picture of the Adidas cleats that look like Christmas stockings - red with a white cuff and his name, "Alvin", in red. The NFL doesn't announce the amount of fines until Friday afternoon. How can you be mad at that? Kamara said after the game that he'd open such a page with plans to donate any excess money to charity. "Tis the season", Kamara wrote before joking about starting an online crowdfunding account to pay for the fine. Read More »

Rockets G ruled out Friday (AEDT) vs. Celtics


Larkin, though, is the most likely to regress since his 11-point outing marked just the fifth time he scored in double figures in 27 games. Gordon Hayward (broken ankle) is out for the season. While the Celtics proved they can balance the offense without Brown, there is no doubt Irving will take over down the stretch if this game is close. So what does Houston have left? He made 7 of his 18 attempts from the field, for a 38.9% field goal percentage (12/14 at the line, 3/11 from ... Read More »

Here's Roger Federer just taking casual selfies with adorable quokkas


I hope there's more to come so by saying that I really mean it. The fantastic Roger Federer will embark on his 21st professional season when he leads Switzerland in the mixed teams Hopman Cup starting in Perth on Saturday, December 30. Roger Federer has posted a picture with a quokka on Twitter, which has led to a synonymous reaction amongst his fans with everyone calling the picture cute. Read More »

Ex-footballer George Weah wins Liberian presidential polls


Results of Tuesday's vote are expected in a few days. Neither Weah nor Boakai made any public comment after the provisional results were released. Preliminary results trickling in from collation centres across the country through radio stations yesterday indicated that Weah was in early lead. Read More »