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Sports Indiana Pacers to reportedly host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Indiana Pacers to reportedly host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game

In recent seasons, host cities like Toronto and New Orleans have used the All-Star game to boost their stars' popularity. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett are set to attend the press conference, though.

Sports Season ticket holder is suing the Saints over national anthem protests
Author: 0 Season ticket holder is suing the Saints over national anthem protests

Dragna, 44, said he hasn't attended a Saints game since 17 September, when he claimed a number of New Orleans players refused to take the field until after the pre-game performance of the Star-Spangled Banner. The team has since chose to kneel in unity before the anthem, and then rise to stand for it. "The Saints will come back at this fan who has brought forth incorrect information in his statement with everything to defend the team, organization and players", the source said.

Sports Coutinho opens up on partnership with Mane and Salah
Author: 0 Coutinho opens up on partnership with Mane and Salah

While Liverpool will be pleased to hear that Coutinho is enjoying working under Klopp, they are fully aware that some eye-catching performances continue to draw admiring glances from La Liga. "We know Alan Pardew wants to play offensive football but you can not change things over night, the squad is for a specific type of football". The Liverpool No.10, so often used as part of a front three during his time on Merseyside, has recently switched to a role more typically in behind the ...

Author: 0 Manny Machado Reportedly Available Via Trade; Should Red Sox Be Interested?

Machado is a valuable player for the Orioles, and if he were traded, the Orioles would suffer greatly offensively and defensively. It shouldn't come as a surprise that the Phillies have an interest in Baltimore's Manny Machado , but it's unlikely the club will chase after him this winter according to sources .

Sports Chris Froome returns failed 'drug' test during Vuelta a España
Author: 0 Chris Froome returns failed 'drug' test during Vuelta a España

I use an inhaler to manage my symptoms [always within the permissible limits] and I know for sure that I will be tested every day I wear the race leader's jersey. "We're committed to establishing the facts and understanding exactly what happened on this occasion". The team's principal, Sir Dave Brailsford, said that he had the "utmost confidence" that Froome followed the medical guidance and stayed within the permissible limits of the medication.

Sports Pep Guardiola: If Man United were offended by celebrations, I apologise
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: If Man United were offended by celebrations, I apologise

I am not here to comment on his words."The only thing I can say is that for me, it was just a question of diversity". "Diversity in behaviour, diversity in education". He admitted that United were keen to make up for Sunday's defeat, which ended a 40-match unbeaten run on their own ground."When you lose, you probably have a little bit more desire to win", he said.

Sports Boxing Preview: Jeff Horn v Gary Corcoran
Author: 0 Boxing Preview: Jeff Horn v Gary Corcoran

Horn weighed 66.52kg and Corcoran 66.47kg. Horn mostly had his way with Corcoran in the ninth round. A loss would strip him of the title and confirm the ill-founded suspicions of many casual boxing fans who claim he was gifted a decision against Pacquiao.

Sports Wenger Assures Ramsey's Hamstring Not Serious But He'll Miss West Ham Game
Author: 0 Wenger Assures Ramsey's Hamstring Not Serious But He'll Miss West Ham Game

Meanwhile, Arsenal are without Aaron Ramsey for the game with the midfielder suffering from a hamstring issue against Southampton . Shkodran Mustafi , who was substituted with a thigh injury after a calamitous opening 15 minutes against Manchester United after the Gunners conceded two goals in the first 11 minutes is again missing.

Sports Champions League: LaLiga under pressure from Premier League
Author: 0 Champions League: LaLiga under pressure from Premier League

Although only 3 matches are played today there is going to be a lot of drama for sure! "It's a very healthy team spirit", he said. Guardiola has only rested Fernandinho for Carabao Cup games, however, and had only used Yaya Toure in the deep-lying role up until Ilkay Gundogan replaced Kompany at Old Trafford , with Fernandinho briefly moving to centre-back.

Sports Caple Jr replaces Stallone on Creed II
Author: 0 Caple Jr replaces Stallone on Creed II

Jordan and the movie's producers, Stallone chose to hand the reins to another filmmaker. Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone teased movie fans about possibly fielding former mixed martial arts fighter Brock Lesnar in an upcoming movie.

Sports Lonzo Ball grades himself after 25 National Basketball Association games
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball grades himself after 25 National Basketball Association games

Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds as the New York Knicks recorded a 113-109 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in their National Basketball Association showdown at Madison Square Garden. With his shot, the Knicks led by six points and appeared to have the game locked up. The Knicks gradually cut into the deficit and eventually overtook the Lakers with 1:22 left in the half, leading 47-46, but Los Angeles claimed a 51-50 halftime lead.

Sports South Korean business improves in China ahead of Moon's first visit
Author: 0 South Korean business improves in China ahead of Moon's first visit

Moon is scheduled to meet with Xi for small-scale and expanded summits after attending a formal welcome ceremony at Beijing's Great Hall of the People on the afternoon of December 14. The spokesman described China-South Korea relations as a cooperative partnership and commended Moon for expressing a "sincere position" on the issue of THAAD, a US missile defense system Beijing opposes because of its powerful surveillance capabilities.

Sports Manny Pacquiao Reaches Out To Conor McGregor About 2018 Boxing Match
Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao Reaches Out To Conor McGregor About 2018 Boxing Match

Diaz became one of the biggest stars in MMA during his beef with McGregor. Floyd Mayweather managed to secure his 50th career win over the summer by defeating McGregor over the course of a relatively entertaining ten rounds of boxing, but by getting such a ridiculous fight signed in the first place, he played a part in opening the proverbial floodgates for several other "fantasy" match-ups, with many now realising the earning potential for staging such insane super-fights.

Sports Leonard sharp in season debut, but Spurs lose
Author: 0 Leonard sharp in season debut, but Spurs lose

He's missed more than 30 games since the fatal injury involving San Antonio Enemy #1 Zaza Pachulia . The two-time All-Star, 26, has not played since being injured in Game 1 of last season's Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors as he recovered from a right quadriceps tendinopathy.

Sports Yankees trade Chase Headley to Padres
Author: 0 Yankees trade Chase Headley to Padres

The deal, initially reported by Joel Sherman of New York Post , has yet to be confirmed by the two clubs. Mitchell, a 26-year-old right-hander, posted a 5.79 ERA in 20 outings (32 2/3 innings) for the Yankees in 2017. Last season Frazier was paid $12 million between the White Sox and Yankees. Headley also won the Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Awards in 2012 after leading all Major League third basemen in games played (161) and assists (315) and topped all NL third basemen in home runs, ...

Sports Former Bears star Hester retires from NFL
Author: 0 Former Bears star Hester retires from NFL

The 35-year-old, who couldn't find work as a free agent this year, finishes his career with 14 punt returns for touchdowns and six touchdowns on kickoff returns. - Returned five kickoffs for touchdowns, the same number as non-Hall of Famers Percy Harvin, Allen Rossum and Jacoby Jones. With a 108 yard touchdown off a missed field goal return in 2006, Hester totals 20 return TDs.

Sports Liverpool Vs West Bromwich Albion Preview
Author: 0 Liverpool Vs West Bromwich Albion Preview

With Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino on the bench on Sunday, questions were already being asked of Jurgen Klopp going into the game. Whilst Klopp has argued that Liverpool dominated Everton to such an extent that his team selection was the right one.

Sports Crystal Palace vs Watford Preview
Author: 0 Crystal Palace vs Watford Preview

Since 70-year-old Hodgson replaced Frank de Boer in the dugout at Selhurst Park in September, the Eagles have picked up 11 points in 12 games, after losing their opening four matches without scoring a goal. "It was disappointing because when you have a penalty in the last minute you see a victory looming", he added. 'We expected Luka to take it, he's our designated penalty taker, he said.

Sports Road leads Sonny Dykes home to Texas and SMU
Author: 0 Road leads Sonny Dykes home to Texas and SMU

Dykes was also a Red Raider baseball player from 1989 - 1993. SMU has been on the rise under Morris, who took over the program when it was coming off 1-11 season. Dykes used his version of Leach's famed "Air Raid" offense, appropriately dubbed "Bear Raid", at Cal to shape Jared Goff into an National Football League talent and the No.

Sports Patriots Sign WR Kenny Britt to Two-Year Deal
Author: 0 Patriots Sign WR Kenny Britt to Two-Year Deal

The Patriots have added some wide receiver depth for the stretch run. The New England Patriots are close to signing free agent wide receiver Kenny Britt . Britt has had several run-ins with law enforcement since being drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2009, including multiple traffic violations, suspicion of possession of marijuana, theft, and assault.

Sports Rangpur win maiden BPL title
Author: 0 Rangpur win maiden BPL title

With a last-ball six, he ended his innings on 146 that also witnessed him hitting five boundaries. Shakib and Shahid Afridi needed to play their part now, if they were to steer clear of the danger, but both failed, falling victims to youngster Nazmul Islam, making 26 and 8 respectively.

Sports Raelene Castle: Rugby Australia appoints first woman chief
Author: 0 Raelene Castle: Rugby Australia appoints first woman chief

It was a historic moment in world rugby when Raelene Castle was named as the first woman chief executive of a national governing body Tuesday. "Through her most recent roles as CEO of the Bulldogs and Netball New Zealand, Raelene has led sporting organizations at both a national and club level, giving her an in-depth understanding of what it takes to run a national sporting body as well as the unique challenges for clubs and the importance of building strong relationships and a unity of ...

Sports Rodgers' return not a done deal
Author: 0 Rodgers' return not a done deal

The two-time NFL MVP could give the Packers the boost they need to reach the playoffs for a ninth straight season. "In his mind, he's ready to go, if you watch him practice and the conversations with him", McCarthy told reporters Monday .

Sports Celtics' Irving out for Bulls game because of bruised quad
Author: 0 Celtics' Irving out for Bulls game because of bruised quad

David Nwaba finished with 13 points for Chicago, which has not lost since snapping a 10-game losing streak on Friday with an overtime victory over the Charlotte Hornets. So far we've had great chemistry, the team, and Bobby and I are playing good. And credit them for that. "Both of us. Like I said the first day when I [spoke to the media], it was not the moment to think about what happened and to talk about it".

Sports India vs Pakistan series to take place?
Author: 0 India vs Pakistan series to take place?

Ireland, who were the other nation to be granted the Test status in June will host Pakistan in their inaugural Test in May next year while it is also expected that India will visit the country for a two match series ahead of their tour of England.

Sports Ramsey boost for Arsenal as hamstring injury 'not a big one'
Author: 0 Ramsey boost for Arsenal as hamstring injury 'not a big one'

You never can tell the guy who wins, he doesn't show his happiness because of respect for his opponent. It's always a little bit like an offence. Is it something you can copy? "It happened to us, it happened to them and it's unfortunate, but ideally you would commit 100 per cent and 200 per cent on the pitch and be an angel after, but it is not always the case".

Sports Tennessee Didn't Fully Sign Memorandum Of Understanding With Greg Schiano
Author: 0 Tennessee Didn't Fully Sign Memorandum Of Understanding With Greg Schiano

According to Knox News , former Tennessee athletic director John Currie and Ohio State defensive coordinator Schiano signed a memorandum of understanding on November 26 that Schiano would take over as the Volunteers' head coach. However, Schiano had signed a memorandum of understanding with Tennessee before Currie backed out and is reportedly contemplating legal action against the school to get any money from the contract he agreed to.

Sports Chelsea will be back after loss to West Ham, Conte assures
Author: 0 Chelsea will be back after loss to West Ham, Conte assures

It's impossible. It's impossible because you have to prepare with the players for a game every three days. (But) we must be very realistic to understand that this league is very unsafe. January is too far and I don't know what will happen on January. And Conte, who repeated his Chelsea side are rebuilding after the departures of the likes of John Terry and Frank Lampard in recent seasons, says it is important the summer arrivals are given time to bed in.

Sports Ball bros. in talks with Lithuanian club
Author: 0 Ball bros. in talks with Lithuanian club

On Monday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported both were in serious discussions to sign a deal with Lithuanian Club Prienu Vytautas. They will report to the team in early January. LiAngelo did not appear in a game for the Bruins this season before leaving school. The club, Vytautas Prienai, also plays in the Baltic League, which features a lower level of competition that could be key to both the Balls getting appreciable playing time.

Sports Josh McCown leaves after breaking left hand
Author: 0 Josh McCown leaves after breaking left hand

Coach Todd Bowles said Petty will be the starter if additional tests on McCown's hand confirm that it is too risky for him to play - and that's the right call. This could get ugly. "We've prepared. We've worked". Seen in a cast after the game, McCown will undergo further testing. "We look forward to seeing him play".

Sports Desperate Bony set for Swansea City's clash with Manchester City
Author: 0 Desperate Bony set for Swansea City's clash with Manchester City

Despite being replaced by the very English Alan Pardew, and being linked with the very Premier League-y role of Swansea manager, Welshman Pulis says the Premier League is now a "world league". Clement said: "It's momentum for everybody". The former Derby County manager said. "We struggled to create clear-cut chances but we had three or four opportunities on the break and we didn't take them".

Sports Seahawks DT Malik McDowell arrested for nightclub disturbance
Author: 0 Seahawks DT Malik McDowell arrested for nightclub disturbance

A former Michigan State defensive tackle standout, McDowell is now in his rookie season with the Seattle Seahawks. TMZ's report says McDowell, who turned 21 in June, was arrested early Sunday in Atlanta "after a cop says she saw him getting into a verbal altercation outside the front doors of a club called St.

Sports Liverpool's Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer of the Year
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer of the Year

I had the opportunity to work with a few outstanding players and I am happy that it is now with Mo. "I want to be the best Egyptian ever so I work hard", added Salah, who helped with 15 goals helped Roma to their best ever points total of 87 as they finished second in Serie A last season.

Sports Three position groups of concern for Miami Dolphins vs. Patriots (MNF)
Author: 0 Three position groups of concern for Miami Dolphins vs. Patriots (MNF)

Wide receiverThe Patriots don't have many vulnerabilities, but pass coverage is one of them. REPLACING GRONK: With Gronk out, New England will turn to Dwayne Allen, who has endured a rough season. Cutler has thrown five interceptions in his last two games and has been picked off in all but two contests this season. Was that because they were facing backup quarterback Matt Moore? What to Watch For Cutler vs New England: In his three career matchups against the Patriots , Cutler has ...

Sports Everton boss Sam Allardyce: 'I must make correct signings'
Author: 0 Everton boss Sam Allardyce: 'I must make correct signings'

The Daily Mirror has reported that new Blues boss Sam Allardyce is eager to bring the Borussia Dortmund star to Goodison Park in a deal that would certainly make the rest of the Premier League sit up and take notice. The Gabon forward already has 19 goals in 20 appearances for Borussia Dortmund this season and would be a great replacement for Lukaku. "Because if you make bad signings you get the sack".

Sports Woman killed in Handwara operation
Author: 0 Woman killed in Handwara operation

Lauding the valour of the men involved in the encounter, Vaid also said that 'It has been raining whole night & boys were out there in the cold (sic)'. Reports said anti-India and pro-freedom slogans were raised during the funeral of the slain woman in Younsu village. Three terrorists were neutralized and a female civilian also lost her life in the cross firing, in the encounter in Handwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Sports Lexi Thompson applauds the USGA's game-changing new rule
Author: 0 Lexi Thompson applauds the USGA's game-changing new rule

Following consultation with a comprehensive working group, The R&A and USGA have announced an updated set of protocols for video review in tournaments when applying the Rules of Golf, effectively closing the window on viewers calling in to report potential infractions that they have spotted on television.

Sports Stanton Passes Physical, Yankees' Trade With Marlins Complete
Author: 0 Stanton Passes Physical, Yankees' Trade With Marlins Complete

The New York Yankees have confirmed the signing of reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins . According to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal, the Yankees will absorb $265 million of the $ 295 million owed to Stanton between now and 2027.

Sports NFL, Verizon Extend Media Rights/Sponsorship Deal Another Five Years
Author: 0 NFL, Verizon Extend Media Rights/Sponsorship Deal Another Five Years

The agreement also includes National Football League highlights and original content to be developed jointly by Verizon and the NFL . "We're making a commitment to fans for Verizon's family of media properties to become the mobile destination for live sports", said Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam, Chairman in a press statement.

Sports Arsenal draw minnows Ostersund — UEFA Europa League
Author: 0 Arsenal draw minnows Ostersund — UEFA Europa League

They are are a relatively young club and were actually formed a month after Wenger took over at Arsenal , back in 1996. They finished eighth in their first season, but their victory in the Svenska Cupen sent them into the Europa League .

Sports McLaren Senna is the hypercar that deserves the F1 driving legend's name
Author: 0 McLaren Senna is the hypercar that deserves the F1 driving legend's name

The new Senna is McLaren's all-new road legal track missile. McLaren previously teased an "Ultimate Series" model that was going to replace the P1, but this is not that vehicle, although it's still part of the same series. The aerodynamic teardrop-shaped silhouette has an active carbon rear-spoiler, a large front splitter and a one-piece carbon rear double diffuser. The minimalist cabin makes generous use of exposed carbon fibre panels, and in fact the only soft bits inside are the ...

Sports City beat United in derby to go 11 points clear
Author: 0 City beat United in derby to go 11 points clear

Ederson has only made 20 saves in 15 Premier League appearances this season for Manchester City - hisrival goalkeeper at Manchester United David de Gea has saved 21 shots in his last four Premier League appearances, including 14 in his last game against Arsenal.

Sports Former Twin Jack Morris makes baseball Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Former Twin Jack Morris makes baseball Hall of Fame

With 13 out of 16 votes, the Modern Baseball Era committee chose the longtime Detroit Tigers shortstop to finally gain entrance to Cooperstown, after never getting more than 37% on the traditional writers' ballots. His best showing came in his a year ago, when he got 40.9 percent in 2016. Starting at 22 per cent in his first Hall ballot appearance in 2000, Morris reached at high of 67.7 per cent in 2003, his next to last appearance.

Sports Ben Duckett: Final written warning from England & Wales Cricket Board
Author: 0 Ben Duckett: Final written warning from England & Wales Cricket Board

In addition, Duckett received a final written warning by European Central Bank. "Fined the maximum allowable amount for an England Lions player". Bairstow was fined for "professional misconduct" when he and other players were drinking in Bristol the night of Stokes' stoush, but he was cleared of any wrongdoing after it emerged he headbutted Cameron Bancroft during England's first night on tour in Australia.

Author: 0 Texas hires Chris Del Conte as next athletic director

The baseball team has become a regular participant in the College World Series. "It is with a heavy heart I announce the time has come for me to take on a new challenge", Del Conte said in a statement addressed to TCU . Tom Herman was named the Longhorns' new football coach in late November after the departed Charlie Strong failed to post a winning campaign in three seasons in Austin.

Sports Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson full fight highlights
Author: 0 Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson full fight highlights

Thought I timed the takedown perfectly and he was able to land a nasty knee", he wrote. "I felt relaxed and felt like I was at home". His last five wins occurred in the UFC's Octagon where he has scored consecutive stoppage wins over top-flight foes in Thiago Tavares, Diego Brandao, Clay Guida, Renato Moicano and now Swanson.