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Sports Rick Pitino officially fired by Louisville after athletic board meeting
Author: 0 Rick Pitino officially fired by Louisville after athletic board meeting

Rick Pitino's time at Louisville could be nearing an end but his lawyer is stridently making his case at the University of Louisville Athletic Association meeting on Monday. On Monday, Pitino attorney Steve Pence presented a 55-page document that included several letters of support, including one from Pitino's replacement, interim Louisville coach David Padgett.

Sports Red Sox to interview Cora for manager's job
Author: 0 Red Sox to interview Cora for manager's job

There is a clear connection with both franchises as Cora played for the Red Sox from 2006-08 and the Mets in 2009 and 2010. Cora even spent some time in Boston from 2005 to 2008 , winning a World Series title here in 2007. The Red Sox previously asked for and received permission from the Astros to speak with Cora, 41. Cora, a former major league infielder who is well respected for his communication skills, has interviewed for previous managerial openings with the Rangers and ...

Sports USA U-17s in World Cup Round of 16
Author: 0 USA U-17s in World Cup Round of 16

We have heard it a million times and maybe, have even used it from time to time. The captain Josh Sargent and the midfield maestro Andrew Carleton also scored for the U.S. "I don't score a lot of attractive goals as majority are tap-ins". Going by the way Paraguay have played in the tournament, United States of America will certainly have their task cut out and will hope their star forward and Werder Bremen target Josh Sargent fires at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, a venue ...

Sports Zizou feels Kane 'complete' player
Author: 0 Zizou feels Kane 'complete' player

The England international's development into a world class striker was seemingly evidenced by his nomination for the Ballon d'Or, with Kane impressing throughout 2017. "In the Premier League you are marking the best in the world and Ronaldo I think is the best in the world", he said. "It's [Tottenham] a very complete side, continually improving year after year".

Sports Fed-up West Ham fullback Zabaleta: Carroll was nasty
Author: 0 Fed-up West Ham fullback Zabaleta: Carroll was nasty

Chris Wood's header five minutes from time for Burnley cancelled out Michail Antonio's opener to rescue a point for the Clarets as as West Ham played the majority of the contest with 10 men. "I've been a player and you get in an emotional moment and you can't pull yourself out of it but that's a question for him". This (substitution) was just tactical: he didn't go out because of a bad performance, he was taken off because my staff and I decided we needed an extra man in midfield.

Sports Wales bring in ARU-style selection policy
Author: 0 Wales bring in ARU-style selection policy

Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips said Wales would now follow an Australian-style caps rule for selecting individuals at Test level. Biggar will leave the Ospreys to join Northampton Saints for the 2018-19 campaign but sits on 56 Wales caps and, fitness permitting, should hit the magic number before having to worry about his own global future.

Sports Teddy Bridgewater cleared to practice with Vikings
Author: 0 Teddy Bridgewater cleared to practice with Vikings

Bridgewater on Monday morning visited the surgeon in Dallas, Dan Cooper, who performed his ACL procedure on September 9, 2016, Bridgewater tweeted "Thank you", presumably meaning he had been cleared to practice. The Vikings would have to release a player to make room for him on the roster. Minnesota has 21 days to activate Bridgewater or end his season by placing him on injured reserve if he comes off the PUP list.

Sports Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis wants key stars rested in Manchester City
Author: 0 Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis wants key stars rested in Manchester City

However, a key showdown with second-placed Inter is on the agenda this weekend and De Laurentiis told Gazetta dello Sport this game should perhaps take priority for stars such as Dries Mertens , Lorenzo Insigne and Marek Hamsik . Napoli are now three points adrift of Man City in Group F having won one and lost one of their European outings so far. Guardiola said after the Champions League draw was made in August that Napoli were "one of the three best teams right now in Europe playing ...

Sports My dream is to make 'Mahabharat' one day, says Aamir Khan
Author: 0 My dream is to make 'Mahabharat' one day, says Aamir Khan

While it is an old practice, every time two superstars have films releasing on the same day, there are bound to be talks of rivalry and competition. Darsheel Safary's character (Ishaan) wanted to be a painter, while this girl wants to be a singer.

Sports No Evans deal in sight - Pulis
Author: 0 No Evans deal in sight - Pulis

Having gone six games without a victory in all competitions themselves, Tony Pulis' side are on offer at 10/3 (4.33 ) to collect maximum points against their Midlands rivals. Leicester have had a tough start to the season in terms of fixtures, but Craig Shakespeare must already be looking over his shoulder. With just one win in seven league games, Leicester are there for the taking.

Sports NFL Won't Force Players To Stand For National Anthem
Author: 0 NFL Won't Force Players To Stand For National Anthem

He won't support the players' and owners' right to protest, but he will stand by when the president says some "very fine people" were among those protesting in the streets promoting Nazism, racism, denigrating Jews, minorities and the United States.

Sports Everything you need to know about the World Cup play-off draw
Author: 0 Everything you need to know about the World Cup play-off draw

Listen to the latest episode and subscribe to the podcast on Deezer and iTunes . Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are likely to be in the third pot if they come through next month's European play-offs. Federation Internationale de Football Association have today released their updated world rankings, news more relevant than usual to Irish fans as it determines who is seeded for tomorrow's World Cup playoff draw in Zurich.

Sports How to watch Liverpool vs Manchester United in Thailand
Author: 0 How to watch Liverpool vs Manchester United in Thailand

Klopp's intense fitness regime and high-energy pressing game have been questioned in some circles previously, whether the demands the Liverpool manager places on his players is part of these lack of goals late in games isn't clear. "So the second half was hard for us". "When Barcelona played against Las Palmas with an empty stadium, do you think the players were happy with that?" Subscribers to True Visions can watch Liverpool vs Manchester United on beIn Sports 1, channel 676, ...

Sports Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Asking For Trade
Author: 0 Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Asking For Trade

For the season he has 17 receptions for 231 yards and one touchdown. Compare that to his performance in 2015, when he had 92 targets in 11 games. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant is apparently ready to continue his National Football League career with a different team.

Sports Bucs QB Jameis Winston exits game with shoulder injury
Author: 0 Bucs QB Jameis Winston exits game with shoulder injury

They all had a lot to say about the game Peterson had. "We shouldn't be biting our nails off to get that onside kick". "I obviously did a terrible job of getting these guys ready to play", Tampa Bay coach Dirk Koetter said, "because that was the worst first half of football I've ever seen".

Sports Federer beats Nadal, wins Shanghai Masters
Author: 0 Federer beats Nadal, wins Shanghai Masters

While you can point to the injury-induced absences of Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka as contributing sparks to reigniting the Roger-Rafa rivalry, there are more compelling reasons why Nadal and Federer have caught fire again this season.

Sports Emmanuel Sanders Carted to Locker Room After Suffering Ankle Injury vs. Giants
Author: 0 Emmanuel Sanders Carted to Locker Room After Suffering Ankle Injury vs. Giants

That's a win considering what he was working with as life without Odell Beckham Jr . began. That doesn't include defensive back Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who was suspended by the team. Jenkins was the standout of the group all night. New York's Eli Apple recovered, ending another scoring opportunity. Jenkins also had a strip and forced fumble on Demaryius Thomas .

Sports Steelers' defense dominates Chiefs in the first half
Author: 0 Steelers' defense dominates Chiefs in the first half

By halftime, Bell had set first-half career highs for carries (17) and rushing yards (99). A field goal would have narrowed the Steelers' lead to just six points, but Andy Reid elected to go for it on fourth-and-2 instead. Smith connected with De'Anthony Thomas for a 57-yard touchdown. Of course, the Chiefs would have still had to get into the end zone. Smith simply threw the ball up, and had no red shirts near where the ball landed.

Sports NFL Week 6 features Patriots-Jets matchup for 1st place
Author: 0 NFL Week 6 features Patriots-Jets matchup for 1st place

They ended up keeping their 10-point lead just when it appeared the Jets had gotten to within a field goal. Such a Jeckyll-and-Hyde approach might be OK against teams like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Jets, but when the competition rises - such as next Sunday night against the visiting Atlanta Falcons - what happens then? Wide receiver Jeremy Kerley has caught every pass thrown his way (17/17) yet he only averages 7.8 yards a reception.

Sports Troy Deeney trolls Hector Bellerin after Arsenal lose
Author: 0 Troy Deeney trolls Hector Bellerin after Arsenal lose

And Deeney had plenty to say to Arsenal about the manner of their defeat. "I've heard Wenger's already blaming that [the penalty] as the reason they lost ", Deeney said on BT Sport . "That's my strength. If you're going to let me do my strength against you, you're going to have a tough afternoon". Elsewhere, he maintained Arsenal simply weren't up for the physical battle.

Sports Gavrilova powers into Hong Kong Open final
Author: 0 Gavrilova powers into Hong Kong Open final

But the Russian ranked 21 always had enough firepower to subdue China's number three, who has been suffering with a flu-type virus all week. In the third, there were eight consecutive breaks from 2-2. "I'm going to go out there and fight and try and win my second title". The Taiwanese-Australian duo saved six of 11 break points and converted five of 11, winning 69 of the 131 points contested to set up a semi-final today against Chinese pairing Lu Jiajing and Wang Qiang.

Sports Matthew Stafford expected to play Sunday against Saints
Author: 0 Matthew Stafford expected to play Sunday against Saints

Stafford injured an ankle and his hamstring during last Sunday's loss to the Carolina Panthers . Stafford, listed with an ankle injury , was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Among them, Golladay seems least likely to play after doing nearly nothing during the portions of practice open to reporters. The Lions also listed Ezekiel Ansah (knee), receiver Kenny Golladay (hamstring), guard T.J.

Sports Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win Shanghai Masters
Author: 0 Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win Shanghai Masters

Federer would need to win the Paris Masters and then the ATP World Tour Finals in London, with a maximum 2,500 points available and also need Nadal to basically not win another match for the rest of this year to facilitate that scenario. "So for him to go to Beijing and win it right away, I expected him to pull out, to be honest". Federer next faces Richard Gasquet, who outlasted fellow Frenchman Gilles Simon 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-3.

Sports Former BYU linebacker Harvey Langi, wife injured in vehicle accident
Author: 0 Former BYU linebacker Harvey Langi, wife injured in vehicle accident

Langi's auto and a second auto were both stopped at a stop light when they were rear ended by a third vehicle. Three people from the first vehicle were taken to Norwood Hospital. Rookie safety David Jones, who is on the Patriots practice squad, sent out a tweet Saturday praying for a quick recovery for Langi and his wife.

Sports Dale Jr. captures first career pole at Talladega
Author: 0 Dale Jr. captures first career pole at Talladega

Tune in to Sunday's Alabama 500 to find out who will take the checkered flag first, on NBC. If he's going to put on a show, it will be viewed from the ordinary cameras. If he likes the paint scheme, he gets excited to race. That's right, not a replica, but the actual auto., a 1979 Chevrolet Monte Carlo that Junior's father, Dale Earnhardt Sr., drove to his first career Cup win at Bristol in 1979.

Author: 0 Alibaba Group Holding Limited

The Seatown Holdings holds 329,401 shares with $46.41 million value, down from 393,050 last quarter. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Alibaba Group Holding Limited in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. "It is also useful for mutual fund investors, as many funds will list the "average" or 'median" market capitalization of its holdings. The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Needham.

Sports Liberia Vote-counting Continues as Runoff Election Likely
Author: 0 Liberia Vote-counting Continues as Runoff Election Likely

George Weah and Joseph Boakai held commanding leads in provisional presidential election results, setting up a likely run-off next month between the two men. Korkoya said 26 of the 133 polling places in Gbarpolu County had been counted and that the Unity Party of Joseph Boakai got 2,768 votes, representing 37.4 percent, while CDC got 3,078 votes equivalent to 41.6 percent.

Author: 0 Blazers guard CJ McCollum suspended for season-opener vs. Suns

McCollum will serve the ban in Wednesday's National Basketball Association regular-season opener for Portland when the Trail Blazers again play at Phoenix. The 26-year-old should be eligible to return when the Blazers play the Pacers next Saturday (AEDT). The current punishment for leaving the bench during an altercation (a punishment that desperately needs to be revisited) is a one-game suspension without pay.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Reportedly Won't Start Until Petition Resolved
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Reportedly Won't Start Until Petition Resolved

Mazzant has informed the NFL and NFL Players Association that he will not lift the injunction preventing the NFL from suspending Elliott until the U.S. 24. If Elliott's legal team can't put the suspension on hold again, he won't be eligible to play until November 30 at home against Washington, a Thursday night game the week after Thanksgiving.

Sports Eagles defense steps up in big win over Carolina Panthers
Author: 0 Eagles defense steps up in big win over Carolina Panthers

According to Instagram user odubco, who posted the disturbing video , the man who threw the punches, and a woman who was with him, would not sit down throughout the game. Emory added: "The Carolina Panthers are committed to a fan-friendly and family-friendly stadium experience". According to USA Today , police are calling the attack a simple assault.

Sports MI likes playing IN after losses; Paul Finebaum's flawed comparison
Author: 0 MI likes playing IN after losses; Paul Finebaum's flawed comparison

Michigan avoided a two-game losing streak after it dropped a 14-10 game to Michigan State at home last week. The Wolverines had 329 yards of offense. As time elapsed in regulation, Oakes converted a 46-yard field goal to deadlock the score at 20-all. Karan Higdon ran 25 yards for a touchdown for No.

Sports Herrera and Martial handed starts at Anfield
Author: 0 Herrera and Martial handed starts at Anfield

Anthony Martial , fresh from the worldwide break, has been given the nod ahead of Marcus Rashford and United appear to be playing in a 4-2-3-1 formation. In total, Jurgen Klopp has made two changes from Liverpool's last match in the Premier League , with Roberto Firmino and Emre Can replacing Mane and Daniel Sturridge.

Sports SC holds off late Tennessee drive, beats Vols 15-9
Author: 0 SC holds off late Tennessee drive, beats Vols 15-9

The shutout loss to Georgia was bad, but the Vols' final two quarters against a mediocre SC team may have been even worse; until that final, make-or-break drive, Tennessee had just six net yards of offense in the game's second half. We've been hearing calls for Butch Jones to be fired as coach of the Tennessee football team since oh, sometime shortly after he was hired in 2013, but they're reaching a crescendo.

Sports Shikhar, Karthik recalled for ODI series against New Zealand
Author: 0 Shikhar, Karthik recalled for ODI series against New Zealand

Replacing the right-hander will be Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, who was not a part of the Indian squad for the ODI series against Sri Lanka and Australia. The other notable absentees are spin twins Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin, both of whom are playing in the Ranji Trophy. Earlier this week, Ashwin passed the Yo-Yo Test at the NCA.

Author: 0 Hertha Berlin Players, Officials Kneel in Solidarity with American Athletes

Teams in other American sports have repeated the gesture, but it has proven controversial with the US President Donald Trump recently denouncing those who do not stand for the anthem. President Donald Trump's criticism of National Football League players kneeling during the U.S. anthem has made the protests- originally tied to an American sport of limited global popularity- worldwide news.

Sports There are plenty of reasons the Giants wouldn't call Victor Cruz
Author: 0 There are plenty of reasons the Giants wouldn't call Victor Cruz

Rodgers-Cromartie returned to the facility Thursday for another meeting with McAdoo, only this time the coach informed him that his suspension was indefinite. Cruz still made it obvious he wants to return to the Giants. Now they're not just wounded without their best player and several key ones - the locker room itself is a bit incredulous over the way this week has played out.

Author: 0 Shocking moment a Carolina Panthers fan sucker punches an old man

The Instagram user says the man - identified by police as Maraghy - and woman, wearing Panthers gear were standing for the entire game and the situation escalated through the game. Maraghy threw two more punches at the victim before others, including an Eagles fan, managed to hold him back. Carrigan said the aggressor was seated in section 541 row 24 seat 10.

Sports NFL Week 6 picks: Giants vs. Broncos predictions
Author: 0 NFL Week 6 picks: Giants vs. Broncos predictions

In addition, the team lost its starting trio of wide receivers in Sunday's 27-22 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. The Broncos will present each survivor with a towel of a color that corresponds with the cancer they have fought. NY also won't have DT Olivier Vernon drawing double teams up front and keeping blockers off MLB Damon Harrison . While they may have actual receivers, their best ones are gone.

Sports Manager not the problem for the Scotland - it's the players
Author: 0 Manager not the problem for the Scotland - it's the players

SFA performance director Malky Mackay has taken over on an interim basis while the recruitment process begins and Moyes, the former Manchester United and Everton boss, has cautiously welcomed contact. Regan said Strachan had not signalled whether he wanted to continue during a lengthy meeting on Monday. Mackay was a controversial appointment as performance director in December previous year after being the subject of an 11-month Football Association probe into a series of text ...

Sports Syracuse hosts No. 2 Clemson eyeing an upset
Author: 0 Syracuse hosts No. 2 Clemson eyeing an upset

Syracuse was still overmatched, but it was only a 10-point game. The game will mark the ninth time since the inception of the Associated Press poll in 1936 that the Orange have played the defending national champion, and they've only won twice - Penn State in 1987 and MI in 1998.

Sports Despite wildfire concerns, Raiders plan to play in Oakland
Author: 0 Despite wildfire concerns, Raiders plan to play in Oakland

At least 26 people have died and some 3,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed by the blazes, which began in California wine country Sunday. "Sunday's game against the Chargers remains scheduled for 1:25 p.m. The biggest name on the Oakland Raiders injury report last week was quarterback Derek Carr , who suffered a fracture in his back. Conditions in Berkeley and Stanford, where a pair of college games are scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights, were also being monitored.

Sports Cavaliers trading Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder to Hawks
Author: 0 Cavaliers trading Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder to Hawks

The 37-year-old Jefferson is set to earn $2.5 million. Both Jefferson and Felder are expected to be waived by the Hawks , and will become free agents once they clear waivers. A 16-year veteran, Jefferson was the 16th overall pick of the Houston Rockets , but he was traded to the then-New Jersey Nets, where he played for seven seasons as starter.

Sports Even With Good News, Ronald Koeman Is Still Giving Out About Ireland
Author: 0 Even With Good News, Ronald Koeman Is Still Giving Out About Ireland

Asked about Roy Keane's recent comments regarding the midfielder's persistent injury struggles, in which the Irish assistant boss said clubs "needed to look at what they are doing themselves", Koeman didn't shirk his response. "We have no real top European players left". Koeman, a member of the Euro 1988 winning side, believes the Dutch are not producing great players anymore and feels a lot must change for them to recover from the latest failure.

Sports Huge boost for Chelsea as Milan dismiss Conte rumours
Author: 0 Huge boost for Chelsea as Milan dismiss Conte rumours

With a Premier League Winner's medal and an FA Cup final after only a year at the blues, fans are starting to see Conte as a manager that they can put their faith in for a long time. 'Another situation I want to clarify is my family is staying with me here. "My work is always the same", he continued. "Last season they lived very far away, so my feelings were only through the phone".

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