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Sports Bayliss: Someone must step up in Stokes' absence
Author: 0 Bayliss: Someone must step up in Stokes' absence

As England for their opening tour match in Perth on Saturday, Stokes remains at home awaiting the outcome of a police probe into his involvement in a brawl outside a nightclub. Cricket, indeed sport in general, has had its fair share of legendary boozes and binges that occasionally blemish and at other times enhance the reputation of a particular player.

Sports Carlos Correa celebrates World Series championship by proposing to his girlfriend
Author: 0 Carlos Correa celebrates World Series championship by proposing to his girlfriend

Carlos Correa helped the Houston Astros clinch their first World Series title in franchise history on Wednesday, but his night got even better after the game. Rodriguez is a former Miss Texas who spends time working with charities like St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Pink Ribbon Awareness, and Special Olympics, according to FHM .

Sports Victor Lindelof On Bench - Manchester United Team vs Benfica Confirmed
Author: 0 Victor Lindelof On Bench - Manchester United Team vs Benfica Confirmed

While there was no real error on Svilar's part, the goal was recorded as an own goal from the Belgian-Serbian keeper. It's unlucky, but it's an own goal. Benfica fans don't have a bad reputation, but the club seems anxious, especially due to their recent form and other events that have been getting big coverage in the Portuguese media lately.

Sports Saudi air strike on Yemeni hotel kills 26
Author: 0 Saudi air strike on Yemeni hotel kills 26

The spokesperson said the Saudi airstrikes on residential areas and civilian targets as well as denying worldwide bodies' access to offer humanitarian aid to the victims are against all humanitarian laws. Eight civilians were martyred and 25 others were injured when Saudi warplanes attacked Belad al-Rous district south of the Yemen capital, the Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported.

Author: 0 Two Ghanaians nominated for African Player of the Year award

It is for the first time since 2013 that an Ethiopian got nomination in the CAF awards. Getaneh Kebede and Adane Girma were the last two players from Ethiopia to get nominated for the African Player of the Year -Based in Africa back in 2013.

Sports College Football Playoff announces 2021-24 national championship sites
Author: 0 College Football Playoff announces 2021-24 national championship sites

It will be the first time in the modern era of college football that a national championship game will be played in a city not located in the south or west. 8, 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The 20 previous national championship games were hosted by the Orange Bowl Committee. "Hosting this game will also ensure the 78,000 residents in our local hospitality industry will continue to earn a paycheck".

Sports David Silva: I dream of winning Champions League with City
Author: 0 David Silva: I dream of winning Champions League with City

City have tasted defeat only once in their last 10 Champions League group stage matches (W6 D3); that loss coming at the Camp Nou against Barcelona in the 2016/17 campaign. The Serie A leaders - unbeaten in the domestic league this season - have Jose Callejon , Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne up front, while Allan , Jorginho and Marek Hamsik are in midfield.

Sports Enyeama Not In Eagles Squad To Face Algeria, Argentina
Author: 0 Enyeama Not In Eagles Squad To Face Algeria, Argentina

Uzoho made his first team debut on October 15, starting in a 0-0 away draw against SD Eibar. Nwakali, 20, who joined Norwegian club Sogndal on loan from Man City in February, is expected to battle for a role in the Eagles' star-studded defensive midfield position.

Author: 0 AP Poll ranks Duke No 1 for 2nd straight year

Of a possible 65 first-place votes, Duke received more than half (33), despite what appears to be a strong possibility that Hall-of-Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski is likely to start four true freshmen. 5 Kentucky will play the second game of a star-studded event. Joining Duke and UNC are No. 13 Miami, No. 14 Notre Dame and No. 16 Louisville. The Acc had the most teams ranked in the top 25, with 5.

Sports Vandeweghe outlasts Shuai to advance in China
Author: 0 Vandeweghe outlasts Shuai to advance in China

Stephens, who will play her first round-robin event at this week's Elite Trophy, blamed her recent defeats on a lack of preparation. "I really was playing not so well, very below average for the standard that I'm used to playing and competing at", Vandeweghe, the second seed, told reporters.

Sports Rafael Nadal secures year-end number one spot for fourth time
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal secures year-end number one spot for fourth time

Roger Federer's decision to withdraw from this week's Paris Masters left Nadal with a clear path to his latest triumph. "It's been an incredible year", Nadal said. Earlier, Germany's Alexander Zverev was knocked out in the second round when he slumped to a 3-6 6-2 6-2 defeat against Dutch journeyman Robin Haase.

Sports Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat

Olynyk came off the bench for 23 points and six boards, while Dragic contributed 18 points, six rebounds and five assists. The Miami Heat put forth the kind of effort it needed Monday night - and talked about in a team meeting Sunday - to put an end to an early two-game losing skid.

Sports Mathieu Debuchy to be handed Arsenal lifeline after regaining trust
Author: 0 Mathieu Debuchy to be handed Arsenal lifeline after regaining trust

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is still hopeful of having Sead Kolasinac available for next weekend's Premier League meeting with Manchester City . It's been an unlikely success story of the season as Mathieu Debuchy has returned to the Arsenal first-team in cup competitions. We are all very pleased for him here because he has gone through some very hard moments with setbacks.

Sports 'Steal a taco' Wednesday afternoon thanks to Cameron Maybin
Author: 0 'Steal a taco' Wednesday afternoon thanks to Cameron Maybin

No purchase is necessary; limit one taco per person. You can thank former Detroit Tigers outfielder Cameron Maybin for your free taco today. It's part of the fast food chain's "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco " promotion tied to this year's World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers.

Sports Sri Lanka to send more teams to Pakistan
Author: 0 Sri Lanka to send more teams to Pakistan

The match will be the first between the two teams on Pakistan soil since gunmen opened fire on the visiting Sri Lankan team bus near the stadium eight years ago, killing six policemen and two civilians and injuring six players. "Our FTP (Future Tours Program) does not include Pakistan, but we will have one as soon as possible". He also informed that Afghanistan and Ireland are ready to travel to the country.

Sports Phil Neville: Sack whoever let Nemanja Matic leave Chelsea
Author: 0 Phil Neville: Sack whoever let Nemanja Matic leave Chelsea

The former Manchester United defender told posed the question to BBC 5Line: "What's gone wrong for Chelsea? ". Phil Neville believes whoever chose to sell midfielder Nemanja Matic to Manchester United should be sacked after Chelsea crashed to a 3-0 defeat to Roma.

Sports Leicester City hope to land Manchester United captain
Author: 0 Leicester City hope to land Manchester United captain

The pair face stiff competition from Leicester City who its reported have already been in contact with Old Trafford about the prospect of a January deal. "I never saw Matic or Fellaini play so well, so he is in a team with these two guys playing absolutely phenomenal". In addition to his one appearance, Carrick has been an unused sub five times this term, but has not even featured on the bench since United's 1-0 win at Southampton on September 23.

Author: 0 The Apple Inc. (AAPL) CFO Sold $1865008.50 in Stock

There has been some selling insider activity on Apple Inc . The stock increased 0.95% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $56.43. The shares were sold at an average price of $158.13, for a total transaction of $5,000,861.25.

Sports World Series ratings remain strong, though below past year
Author: 0 World Series ratings remain strong, though below past year

I dare not ask what this wild World Series will feature next. Game 5 scored a 5.5 in prime. Through the first five games of this year's Fall Classic, the Astros and Dodgers have combined to score a record 22 dingers, and while numerous starting pitchers have groused that the game balls have been "juiced", the ongoing fireworks display appears to have been a boon for the ratings.

Author: 0 Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

Apple Inc now has $861.15 billion valuation. NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 24.67% since October 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. Time Warner Inc. has a beta of 1, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. Time Warner's revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis.

Sports Spider-Man Trailer From Paris Games Week
Author: 0 Spider-Man Trailer From Paris Games Week

Insomniac Games included a stinger at E3 that confirmed the appearance of a different Spider-Man entirely: Miles Morales . Since being a superhero takes up a lot of your time, Peter Parker is screwed and must seek shelter as the FEAST Centre, run by the charming Martin Li where his beloved Aunt May spends most of her time volunteering.

Sports Giants suspend Janoris Jenkins for violation of team rules
Author: 0 Giants suspend Janoris Jenkins for violation of team rules

Meanwhile, New York has struggled defensively, ranking 24th overall and 22nd against the pass this season. "It's not just one thing". One team is heading up, while the other team is heading downward. "Jerry and I have multiple conversations each and every day, we have a great relationship, great working relationship, I have a lot of respect for Jerry and everything that he's done in this profession".

Author: 0 Darrent Till Dismisses Comparisons to Conor McGregor, Eyes 3 UFC Titles

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor apologized for his use of a gay slur in a postfight talk with teammate Artem Lobov in Gdansk, Poland, on October 21. " So, with me training with Conor so much in his Jiu Jitsu, I feel like he'll be fine on the ground or even better (than Ferguson )". The first element you'll take note of when you watch Conor McGregor: Notorious is how magnetic McGregor is.

Sports Georgia, Alabama top 2 in playoff rankings, Penn State 7th
Author: 0 Georgia, Alabama top 2 in playoff rankings, Penn State 7th

Georgia beat Notre Dame 20-19 in their second win of the season. Photo Josh Adams and Notre Dame are 7-1, but their only loss - against Georgia in Week 2 - has not hurt them in the rankings. The final poll will be revealed live on ESPN on Sunday, Dec. 3. They also could end up facing each other in the conference championship game too. UCF (7-0) is the highest-ranked among the non-autonomous conferences at No.

Sports Tottenham must rebound after Man united defeat, says Dele Alli
Author: 0 Tottenham must rebound after Man united defeat, says Dele Alli

Tottenham will return to action on Wednesday evening when they take on Real Madrid at the Wembley Stadium in London in the Champions League . Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has reflected on what might have been after his team's narrow 1-0 defeat to fellow Premier League title rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Sports Whittaker gets big boost in title bid as UFC hits Perth
Author: 0 Whittaker gets big boost in title bid as UFC hits Perth

According to a report from ESPN , the UFC president, during a video announcement which featured UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker , announced that the February 2018 pay-per-view will take place in Western Australia's Perth Arena .

Author: 0 Okafor's option not being picked up by Sixers

With Okafor presumably leaving the team for free agency next summer, the Sixers will create $6.3 million in cap space and inch closer to max deal territory, though a possible extension with Robert Covington could impact the final number.

Sports Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'We paid for our mistake against Burnley'
Author: 0 Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'We paid for our mistake against Burnley'

Asked about Burnley potentially losing their manager, Garlick said: "It's not something we're thinking about right now". "When you are us, you can't go out every week and play fantastic, you have to fight for it". The home side's Barnes then almost got some reward for his hard work with a low effort which Elliot had to tip wide. "We made a mistake and we paid for it", BBC Sport quotes Benitez as saying.

Sports Browns just miss deadline with deal to acquire Bengals QB AJ McCarron
Author: 0 Browns just miss deadline with deal to acquire Bengals QB AJ McCarron

The Browns have gone radio silent in regards to the days events and messages requesting comment and clarification on the situation have gone unanswered by the team. Fast forward to 2014, and the Bengals acquired another quarterback in the form of McCarron, who was off a noteworthy tenure with Alabama, leading the Crimson Tide to two titles while earning three rings altogether.

Sports DDCA names gate after Virender Sehwag, commits huge blunder
Author: 0 DDCA names gate after Virender Sehwag, commits huge blunder

On the eve of the first of three Twenty20 Internationals between India and New Zealand on Wednesday (October 31), the association held a small ceremony to mark the occasion that was graced by the presence of some of Sehwag's former colleagues and friends like Nikhil Chopra, Atul Wassan, Rajat Bhatia and others.

Sports Panthers trade Kelvin Benjamin to the Bills
Author: 0 Panthers trade Kelvin Benjamin to the Bills

Schefter reports that the Panthers will receive third and seventh round draft picks from the Bills. The Panthers and Bills have made a number of deals, which is expected since the General Managers used to work together. He returned in 2016 to make 63 catches for 941 yards and seven touchdowns. Interestingly, Buffalo traded up to No. 4 to draft former Clemson wideout Sammy Watkins in the same draft, but the Bills dealt him to the Los Angels Rams before the season.

Sports Miami Dolphins' Kiko Alonso won't be suspended for hit on Joe Flacco
Author: 0 Miami Dolphins' Kiko Alonso won't be suspended for hit on Joe Flacco

League spokesman Joe Lockhart said on Tuesday that they had reviewed the matter and there would be no suspensions stemming from any on-field misconduct in Week 8. "That's the target", Alonso said. "At first I was anticipating I thought he was going to slide". "That's not the type of player he is, we played against Kiko many times and even practiced with him when he was in Philadelphia", Pitta continued.

Sports Nemanja Matic sets Man United challenge at Old Trafford
Author: 0 Nemanja Matic sets Man United challenge at Old Trafford

Lukaku's latest blank came in Saturday's league win against Spurs as he once again struggled to get going against a top-four rival, leading to audible groans from the home stands after a couple of sloppy touches. Mourinho was also not pleased with the fans booing his decision to replace Marcus Rashford with Martial, a change that lead to the team winning the match.

Sports Trevor Siemian At Risk Of Losing Broncos Starting Job
Author: 0 Trevor Siemian At Risk Of Losing Broncos Starting Job

In a 29-19 loss to the Chiefs that felt like even more of a blowout than that score suggests, Siemian threw for 198 yards on 19-of-36 passing, and tossed three interceptions. The Broncos only re-signed Osweiler after Lynch injured his right shoulder before the season opener. If the Broncos do pull Siemian, their preferred replacement would likely be 2016 first-round pick Paxton Lynch .

Sports Taylor gets chance to resurrect T20 career
Author: 0 Taylor gets chance to resurrect T20 career

The 38-year-old Delhi pacer has picked 28 wickets in the 26 T20I matches he has played. Indian cricket team has all the records to their name, whether it is Test cricket, ODI cricket or the T20 cricket. India would be confident that they can break that jinx, given that their death bowling has improved tremendously over the past few games with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah choking the runs with the minimum of fuss.

Sports Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski out of Champions League game against Celtic
Author: 0 Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski out of Champions League game against Celtic

PSG now top the group after winning all the three opening fixtures while Anderlecht of Belgium is at the rock bottom of the group with no points after losing all their opening three games. But the game at Paradise could prove to be more hard for Bayern Munich as the Hoops fans are known to be vociferous, especially on Champions League nights, thus making the atmosphere inside the stadium memorable.

Sports Jurgen Klopp waiting on Coutinho, Lovren fitness ahead of Maribor tie
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp waiting on Coutinho, Lovren fitness ahead of Maribor tie

They're on a good way but they won't be involved tomorrow or at the weekend". I'm not sure in this moment so we will have to see. I hope for both. "If they do not train it does not mean, especially in Dejan's case, immediately that he can not play because it will be three days [since he last played]".

Sports Manafort Indictment Alleges Scheme Partially Played Out in Florida
Author: 0 Manafort Indictment Alleges Scheme Partially Played Out in Florida

But the indictment suggests many more millions were later funneled into renovations via illicit funds. -Home equipment installation company in the Hamptons: $112,825. He even paid for housekeeping in NY through Cyprus and Grenadines entities. -Condominium in New York's SoHo neighborhood for $1.5 million. Prosecutors laid out two cases of alleged money laundering in which Mr.

Sports Oklahoma State Football Keeps Trending Upward in the Polls
Author: 0 Oklahoma State Football Keeps Trending Upward in the Polls

The Cowboys (7-1 overall, 4-1 Big 12) climbed to No. 10 in the Amway Coaches Poll while staying at No. 11 in the Associated Press Poll. The Crimson Tide finished with 59 first-place votes, and Georgia snared two after turning the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party" into a 42-7 runaway over rival Florida.

Sports Tottenham vs. Real Madrid
Author: 0 Tottenham vs. Real Madrid

A win for either side will be enough to confirm their place in the knockout stages of the tournament, although Spurs will be aware they have never beaten Madrid in a competitive fixture. Pochettino was also asked afterwards if opposing teams were more defensive against Tottenham , and he said: "No". "We will assess him and then we will make the best decision".

Sports Dolphins trade RB Jay Ajayi to Eagles for fourth-round pick
Author: 0 Dolphins trade RB Jay Ajayi to Eagles for fourth-round pick

Do your job. That's what you've got to do. The Eagles play the Broncos on Sunday before entering their bye week, giving Ajayi two full weeks to learn the offense before a November 19 clash at the Dallas Cowboys. His 382 rushing yards after being hit by an initial tackler are fourth-most in the league. Ajayi , 24, rushed for 1,272 yards and averaged 4.9 yards per carry last season.

Sports Anthony Joshua wins Fight against Carlos Takam
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua wins Fight against Carlos Takam

I know you all got me whooped, but I will not lay down or be afraid of some muscles (and) I have the mentality of a victor a man who has never lost a fight. Tyson Fury has marked the 43rd anniversary of 1974's iconic fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman by promising that he will rise up and defeat Anthony Joshua when he returns.

Sports South Africa recommended to host 2023 World Cup
Author: 0 South Africa recommended to host 2023 World Cup

Irish rugby could be in line for one of the biggest days in its history as World Rugby announces today its preferred candidate to host the 2023 World Cup. They made guarantees to World Rugby of making £160 million in revenue ($211million, €182million)‚ which is £40 million more than the minimum requirement.

Sports Hendrick Lifts Burnley To Seventh
Author: 0 Hendrick Lifts Burnley To Seventh

Burnley's fourth win of the season moves them up to seventh in the table, with Newcastle dropping to ninth after having an unbeaten sequence of three matches broken. The hosts opened the scoring on 74 minutes when Hendrick kept his composure to control the ball and guide it into an unguarded net from Johann Gudmundsson's wicked cross after Newcastle stopper Rob Elliot had thwarted ex-Southampton midfielder Jack Cork .