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Sports Kit guidelines for neutral Russians at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Kit guidelines for neutral Russians at Winter Olympics

Russia's Bosco, the exclusive supplier of clothing to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from next year, will ask the IOC not to use its brand at the forthcoming Winter Olympics, Mikhail Kusnirovich, board head for the group, told Reuters.

Sports Sam Allardyce says Ross Barkley's Everton future remains unresolved
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce says Ross Barkley's Everton future remains unresolved

The Toffees have not beaten the Blues at Goodison Park in the league since 2015 but new boss Allardyce has won his last two league games against Chelsea . They sit third in the table, 14 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City . If they win two of their three remaining games in 2017, Everton will have gained more points in December than the rest of the season combined.

Sports Thomas Lemar 'would prefer' to join Liverpool
Author: 0 Thomas Lemar 'would prefer' to join Liverpool

The Evening Standard is claiming that the Blues will make a fresh attempt to land Everton midfielder Barkley after having been linked with a move to land him in the summer window. Lemar was one of the few players not to leave Monaco's title-winning side throughout the summer. Monaco now sit second in Ligue 1, nine points behind rivals Paris Saint-Germain.

Sports Legendary sportscaster, MI native Dick Enberg passes at 82
Author: 0 Legendary sportscaster, MI native Dick Enberg passes at 82

He was scheduled to fly to Boston on Thursday but was found dead at his home in La Jolla, Calif., just north of San Diego. Engberg's daughter, Nicole, confirmed his death to The Associated Press , noting that he is believed to have suffered a heart attack.

Sports India beat SL at first T20
Author: 0 India beat SL at first T20

The Indians rode on some brilliant bowling performances from young Yuzvendra Chahal , Kuldeep Yadav and the returning Jaydev Unadkat in a dew-hit Barabati on Tuesday. You can watch the free live streaming of the IND vs SL T20I on Hotstar . Lanka, on the other hand, will look to reassess their form and bounce back in order to end their long tour to India on high.

Sports Man Utd should have signed Jesus and Mbappe - Giggs
Author: 0 Man Utd should have signed Jesus and Mbappe - Giggs

Gabriel Jesus is now one of the top stars across town after Manchester City plucked him from Brazilian side Palmeiras a year ago, while French wonderkid Mbappe is now at PSG after a £160million deal. "They went for a victor, in José, a win-at-all-costs type of manager". Of course Giggs was a temporary manager of United after Sir Alex left. "Probably not, but United were in a situation of 'How quickly can we get back to the top?'" I just felt I could have brought continuity.

Sports Mourinho laments United loss to Bristol City
Author: 0 Mourinho laments United loss to Bristol City

That's because his Manchester United side were humbled by Championship side Bristol City on Wednesday night. The FA reached the verdict, after studying the written submissions provided by both clubs after the December 10 game , which City won 2-1.

Sports Jimmy Garoppolo Just Keeps on Winning
Author: 0 Jimmy Garoppolo Just Keeps on Winning

It's commonplace in the National Football League for quarterbacks to buy Christmas gifts for their offensive linemen. Since Garoppolo became the 49ers starter, the wideout is averaging 106.33 yards per game and needs only 103 yards over the last two weeks to claim his first 1,000-yard season.

Sports Man City prepared to wait for Sanchez
Author: 0 Man City prepared to wait for Sanchez

Blues manager Pep Guardiola has discussed transfer targets for the next 18 months with the club's hierarchy. One of the main reasons he isn't replicating his previous form is nearly certainly due to Wenger's decision to play him on the left instead of as a centre forward.

Sports The Personal Trainer Keeping Kristaps Porzingis Healthy Has A Strange Background
Author: 0 The Personal Trainer Keeping Kristaps Porzingis Healthy Has A Strange Background

The Madison Square Garden citizenry yukked it up and chanted "MVP" for the well-traveled and well-troubled prodigy as the Knicks handed the Celts a 102-93 loss. Keeping Porzingis healthy is a huge priority for the team, especially after he suffered a non-contact ankle injury earlier in the season . Michael Beasley has stepped up big time with Porzingis missing some games lately.

Sports FSU Pummels Southern Miss for Second Straight Year, 98-45
Author: 0 FSU Pummels Southern Miss for Second Straight Year, 98-45

Florida State fans should be giving thanks for this "monumental oversight". Given that we're less than a week away from the Independence Bowl between Florida State and Southern Miss, even Reddit acknowledges that nothing significant is likely to come of this report in terms of the Seminoles actually not playing in the game.

Sports Sixers C Embiid sidelined by back injury
Author: 0 Sixers C Embiid sidelined by back injury

Embiid has missed Philly's past two games with a sore back, and he may miss the next two against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday and Saturday prior to making his return on December 25. The Raptors , who reeled off 14 straight points during one stretch, drew even on Wright's triple with 1:18 left in the quarter and were down 88-86 entering the fourth.

Sports Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Serving 25-Day Jail Sentence With Work Release
Author: 0 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Serving 25-Day Jail Sentence With Work Release

According to the Times , when the 6-foot-5, 205-pound Caldwell-Pope leaves the jail, he must wear a Global Positioning System monitor and submit to breath tests when he returns. "The Los Angeles Lakers are abiding by the terms of a program for Kentavious that were established for him by a court in the state of MI". Violations of his current terms could result in a 93-day sentence at the Oakland facility.

Sports Governor unveils plans to move the Islanders back to Long Island
Author: 0 Governor unveils plans to move the Islanders back to Long Island

The group New York Arena Partners will be leading the $1 billion redevelopment plans. Both sides submitted proposals to the state several months ago, and an announcement of the decision is expected at the racetrack Wednesday. "They will have their own arena, a full, 18,000-seat arena for the Islanders, designed by the Islanders". Belmont Park, which plays host to the third leg of horse racing's Triple Crown, will not be affected by the development and will continue its operations, Luukko said.

Sports Cavaliers assign Isaiah Thomas to G-League team to practice
Author: 0 Cavaliers assign Isaiah Thomas to G-League team to practice

Thomas has yet to appear in a game with the Cavs this season as he recovers from a hip injury. Thomas could be playing in National Basketball Association games by the end of the calendar year, according to the Associated Press . James said he and Thomas have not had that conversation yet, the one where they try to hash out how they share the ball, and told reporters Thursday it was the coaches' job to make the offense work for everyone.

Sports Jose Mourinho to bring Manchester United player back from cold?
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho to bring Manchester United player back from cold?

There have been a number of rumours liking the midfielder away, including a move to Inter Milan. "Mkhitaryan, Mkhitaryan has not been involved for the last eight games", Neville told Sky Sports ahead of United's trip to Bristol. " He's not unlucky, he's lucky he gets to play for United ". He also won both the EFL Cup and Europa League in his first season in England. While it would be foolish to say his Manchester United career is completely done, his need to make an impression again ...

Author: 0 Conference resolves for downgrade of SA's Israel Embassy - ANC NWest

DIRCO is South Africa's foreign ministry. A statement from the ANC declared: "In order to give our practical expression of support to the oppressed people of Palestine; the ANC has unanimously resolved to direct the SA government to immediately and unconditionally downgrade the South African Embassy in Israel to a Liaison Office".

Sports Leicester City vs Manchester United preview
Author: 0 Leicester City vs Manchester United preview

But they played brilliantly, fought like this was the game of their lives, which it probably was, and I think a lovely day for football, because a team from a lower division one. " I just wonder whether Jose now has got it in his mind that he's got to stop Manchester City winning this trophy and stop dominating ". Former champion jockey AP McCoy, a diehard United fan, was a little more magnanimous in defeat.

Sports Venus Williams receives good news in case involving fatal vehicle accident
Author: 0 Venus Williams receives good news in case involving fatal vehicle accident

Jerome Barson , 78, died from injuries sustained when his wife Linda's auto collided with the tennis star's vehicle in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida , on June 9. "The unknown dark-colored vehicle ... started a sequence of events resulting in (Barson) crashing into (Williams)", the police report said. Calls to attorneys for both parties were not immediately returned on Wednesday evening.

Sports Conte keen to strengthen Chelsea squad in January window
Author: 0 Conte keen to strengthen Chelsea squad in January window

It means Antonio Conte will be without Morata for the trip to Goodison Park this weekend as it was the forward's fifth booking in domestic competitions. He scored and I think he played a really good game with great commitment, the same as Pedro. Chelsea appeared set for a comfortable progression to the semi-finals when Willian opened the scoring in the 13th minute.

Sports LaVar Ball Wants an Alternative for High School Grads
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Wants an Alternative for High School Grads

Players will be outfitted exclusively by Big Baller Brand , Ball says, a marketing tool that will benefit his company. It will compensate players, and if all goes right, the teams will play in National Basketball Association arenas in a handful of major cities.

Sports Ohio State loses 4-star QB commit Emory Jones to Florida
Author: 0 Ohio State loses 4-star QB commit Emory Jones to Florida

Jones is the nation's No. 4 dual-threat quarterback and No. 40 overall prospect, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. But he visited Florida , who had lost a four-star quarterback commit in Matt Corral earlier in December, last Friday.

Sports Burglars Stole Charlie Villanueva's Toilet And All Appliances
Author: 0 Burglars Stole Charlie Villanueva's Toilet And All Appliances

He made more than $50 million in salary on the court during his National Basketball Association tenure for the Toronto Raptors , Milwaukee Bucks , Detroit Pistons and Mavericks . In case you haven't heard, let us break to you perhaps one of the most unfortunate news to come out of this very slow news day: Former NBA player Charlie Villanueva's throne has gone missing.

Sports Orioles Closer Zach Britton Ruptures Achilles; Out At Least Six Months
Author: 0 Orioles Closer Zach Britton Ruptures Achilles; Out At Least Six Months

The report indicates Britton ruptured his right Achilles tendon and he's expected to miss six months. That is, of course, assuming that the achilles injury fully heals and that Britton is in shape to return. The team could try to make a deal with him to extend him through 2019 at a reduced annual salary so that he has a chance to pitch a full, healthy season before he heads into the free-agent market.

Sports Addition of Longoria fills immediate need for Giants
Author: 0 Addition of Longoria fills immediate need for Giants

The San Francisco Giants will have none of that. Those ceaseless whispers finally turned into something, as the longtime Rays' third baseman has been traded to the Giants for a return of Denard Span , Christian Arroyo , Matt Krook , and Stephen Woods according to Jeff Passan .

Sports Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: No short-term thinking on transfers
Author: 0 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: No short-term thinking on transfers

The boys did well in different systems, which I really like because it's the biggest improvement. "We're in good form and we'll be going there full of confidence and looking for three points". "Even if Liverpool receive in excess of the £138m Barcelona bid last summer, there are few like-for-like players they can buy -while bringing in a number of players is not always the best option".

Sports De Villiers to miss warm-up game against Zimbabwe
Author: 0 De Villiers to miss warm-up game against Zimbabwe

So is Vernon Philander‚ who struggled with injuries on the winter tour to England and was bitten on the hand by his own dogs last month. De Villiers last played a Test in January 2016, while Steyn has not played any global cricket after suffering a shoulder injury at the Waca last November.

Sports Steelers WR Brown terms injury as
Author: 0 Steelers WR Brown terms injury as "minor setback"

Left guard Ramon Foster rounded out the list of injury updates on Tuesday with Tomlin announcing he's in the concussion protocol. Brown should be back in time for the playoffs. Fitzgerald Toussaint is the only other running back on the 53-man roster. The 22-year-old Conner rushed for 144 yards on 32 carries this season after being selected with a third-round pick by the Steelers.

Sports The terms of Kevin De Bruyne's Brexit-inspired Man City contract
Author: 0 The terms of Kevin De Bruyne's Brexit-inspired Man City contract

The gap between the two sides stands at 11 points already after City's victory in the Manchester derby, with United three points clear in second, ahead of third-placed Chelsea . As good as City's midfield is, the United midfield of David Beckham, Roy Keane, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs was surely the greatest of the Premier League era and one of the greatest ever.

Sports Sterling attacker jailed for racially aggravated assault
Author: 0 Sterling attacker jailed for racially aggravated assault

It had been reported that the Greater Manchester Police were investigating an incident where Sterling was allegedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at City's Etihad campus on Saturday morning before the Premier League table topper's beat Spurs 4-1 that evening, with Sterling scoring twice.

Sports Five-star DE Micah Parsons announces commitment to Penn State
Author: 0 Five-star DE Micah Parsons announces commitment to Penn State

Micah Parsons is headed to Penn State , he announced on Wednesday. "Penn State has been all you've heard about for the last month with him", Brian Dohn, national recruiting analyst for 247Sports, said Tuesday. "The Buckeyes still could have pursued Parsons if they decided that was the best path to take". That includes the two biggest prospects on Penn State's commitment list: New Jersey receiver Justin Shorter and Virginia running back Ricky Slade, both of whom are ranked as five-star ...

Sports Neymar to Real Madrid? You never know, says Rivaldo
Author: 0 Neymar to Real Madrid? You never know, says Rivaldo

They are both one of a kind, extraordinary players and hard to compare. "It is a special match because of what it means, because it is against Real Madrid and at their stadium". It's only December but there's a growing sense that this is a must-win game for Los Blancos , who now trail Ernesto Valverde's side by 11 points in La Liga.

Sports New Zealand beats West Indies by 5 wickets in 1st ODI
Author: 0 New Zealand beats West Indies by 5 wickets in 1st ODI

Several new players have come in for the 50-overs format with the likes of superstar left-hander Chris Gayle , Evin Lewis , Jason Mohammed and Rovman Powell all expected to bolster the Windies. He was called into the Black Caps squad for the upcoming series as a late replacement for Colin de Granhomme and Williamson says he's pleased Bracewell, who he's known since pre-school, has the chance to re-establish his career.

Sports Kevin De Bruyne close to agreeing new Manchester City deal
Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne close to agreeing new Manchester City deal

City, who are 11 points clear at the top of the table, visit Leicester City in the League Cup quarter-finals this morning (Singapore time). City are aware he may attract bids from the likes of Real and Barcelona but are adamant the Belgian is not for sale.

Sports Big baller: LeBron gets triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers
Author: 0 Big baller: LeBron gets triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers

The two could end up being teammates next year if the LeBron to Los Angeles rumors end up being true. He even said after the game that what he and Ball discussed is none of the media's business. But from everything that happened in Cleveland's 121-112 home win over L.A, I'm mostly here for Brook Lopez's miserable second quarter. I don't see the reaction, because I don't get involved in it.

Sports Bill Belichick has restricted access of Tom Brady's trainer
Author: 0 Bill Belichick has restricted access of Tom Brady's trainer

Despite that, he allowed players (such as Julian Edelman and Gronk) to participate in training regimens/alternate treatment methods at Guerrero's TB12 Center, which is located just outside of Gillette Stadium. But it appears that Belichick is not on board, and Brady's "no comment" seems to be an attempt to diffuse the situation. But Bob Hohler of The Boston Globe has reported that Guerrero's access has been restricted in 2017.

Sports Ex-49er Jarryd Hayne being sued for alleged rape
Author: 0 Ex-49er Jarryd Hayne being sued for alleged rape

Ms. V declined to talk with police at the time but did so the following month, Liberty said. Documents say "Ms V" was a local to the Santa Clara area and worked in a restaurant. Hayne became a father in late 2016 after having a daughter, Bel, with then-partner Amellia Bonnici. The 29-year-old played for the 49ers for one season and made global headlines as he left his storied rugby league career behind to chase his lifetime dream of playing in the NFL .

Sports Warriors confirm whether he will play vs Cavs on Christmas Day
Author: 0 Warriors confirm whether he will play vs Cavs on Christmas Day

He was examined by the medical staff on Tuesday who indicated the ankle is healing well with Curry able to take part in on-court workouts starting this week. Curry is averaging 26.3 points, 6.6 assists and 5.1 rebounds for the Warriors this season. The good news for the Warriors is that they're as equipped as any National Basketball Association team to weather the absence of a player of Curry's caliber.

Sports Selections for the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl
Author: 0 Selections for the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl

Seven other Titans were named alternates, including special teams standout Brynden Trawick, tight end Delanie Walker, safety Kevin Byard, kick returner Adoree' Jackson, right tackle Jack Conklin, quarterback Marcus Mariota and linebacker Brian Orakpo, the team announced .

Sports Thomas Davis Suspension for Hit on Davante Adams Reduced to 1 Game
Author: 0 Thomas Davis Suspension for Hit on Davante Adams Reduced to 1 Game

Davis appeared to regret the hit immediately and apologized for his actions after the game. Davis' appeal was heard by James Thrash, a third party jointly appointed by the league and the NFL Players Association. His concussion Sunday was Adams' third in two seasons. Davis will miss the December 24 game against the Buccaneers but will be able to return for a key December 31 matchup against the Falcons which could decide the victor of the NFC South.

Sports Local Packers fans react to Aaron Rodgers' return to field
Author: 0 Local Packers fans react to Aaron Rodgers' return to field

Panthers safety Mike Adams then fell on the ball to secure the victory. Newton's favorite target was tight end Greg Olsen , who caught nine passes for 116 yards and a touchdown. Davis was flagged, but not ejected for the hit and was visibly remorseful on the sideline. Davis immediately appeared to know what he had done, cupping his head in hands as he sat on the Panthers bench.

Sports Blow for Arsenal as Giroud limps off with hamstring injury
Author: 0 Blow for Arsenal as Giroud limps off with hamstring injury

Olivier Giroud has limped out of Arsenal's Carabao Cup clash with West Ham with a hamstring injury. Arsene Wenger has sung the praises of young centre-back duo Rob Holding and Calum Chambers . Now, depending on the offers, we will sit around a table and talk. "If you'd said that to me the day I came into the club I might have taken that".

Sports Luis Suarez: Antoine Griezmann, Philippe Coutinho would fit in at Barca
Author: 0 Luis Suarez: Antoine Griezmann, Philippe Coutinho would fit in at Barca

Luis Suarez has backed reports of Barcelona making moves for both Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho next year. FC Barcelona director Guillermo Amor said on Sunday that president Josep Maria Bartomeu may have made contact with Griezmann's family, who are also his representatives, over a potential move.

Sports Damian Lillard Subject To Anti-Gay Slurs In Minnesota
Author: 0 Damian Lillard Subject To Anti-Gay Slurs In Minnesota

They were awarded only five throws to Minnesota's 21, a discrepancy that had them steamed afterward. "Maybe we've just got to be stronger with the ball and make smarter plays", Lillard said. He literally and figuratively put the team on his back (bad pun, I know) and carried them to a victory in a much-needed game against a division rival.

Sports Ozil wants Arsenal stay and is proving it on the pitch
Author: 0 Ozil wants Arsenal stay and is proving it on the pitch

He can talk to foreign clubs from the start of next month with a view to leaving the Gunners for free in the summer. Manchester United have been linked with a cut-price £8m swoop for the World Cup victor in recent days. Mesut Özil, centrepiece in the shop window, is playing the best football of his Arsenal career. The German has scored three and assisted five in his last nine matches but created enough chances to grab a few more during that time.

Sports Lions get back to playoff push
Author: 0 Lions get back to playoff push

But Detroit has one aspect of all this they control, and they have to control it: Beating the Cincinnati Bengals this weekend, and beating the Green Bay Packers in Week 17. That low percent would have been 38% had the Buccaneers taken care of business on their home field. The NFC South occupies the entire bottom half of the NFC bracket.

Sports Nicki Minaj Sets The Record Straight On Comments About White Rappers Winning
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj Sets The Record Straight On Comments About White Rappers Winning

Minaj posted a photo on her Instagram page of the iTunes rap songs chart and noticed that the top five songs on the list are by white rappers (see above). Miguel got to be "urban.' Sam Smith can be 'pop" with the same exact song ... Jam Donaldson, who's produced documentaries for BET, spoke on the subject of white rappers thriving in hip-hop and said it's just not a phase, it's going to be the norm.