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Danica Patrick gets emotional while announcing she's retiring from NASCAR in 2018

Danica Patrick gets emotional while announcing she's retiring from NASCAR in 2018 Patrick's retirement is another major change in the landscape of NASCAR following this season. I know I always said I'd never go back to Indy, and I was always being honest. I feel like there's a lot out of your control as a driver, and that's frustrating. She's also the only woman to have ever led laps in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500-19 of those laps were as a rookie in Indy... [Full Article...]

Yankees' Luis Severino finishes third in AL Cy Young race

Yankees' Luis Severino finishes third in AL Cy Young race Scherzer also won the 2013 American League Cy Young - given to the best pitcher in each league - while pitching for the Detroit Tigers . Kluber and Sale captured all the first- or second-place votes from BBWAA voters. Carlos Carrasco , Justin Verlander , Craig Kimbrel , Ervin Santana and Marcus Stroman also received votes. Although Kluber surrendered six home runs, he allowed only 10 earne... [Full Article...]

NFF, Super Eagles agree World Cup bonuses to avoid another pay strike

NFF, Super Eagles agree World Cup bonuses to avoid another pay strike Man of the match Iwobi, however drew Nigeria level with the Argies in the 52nd minute after he combined well with strike partner Iheanacho. Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice and Brian Idowu also found the net for Nigeria in the second half. [Full Article...]

Sweden qualify as Italy miss out on FIFA World Cup

Sweden qualify as Italy miss out on FIFA World Cup Italy , a four-time World Cup champion, had a penalty appeal of its own waved off by the referee, Antonio Mateu Lahoz, when Marco Parolo was tripped from behind by Ludwig Augsustinsson. But former Italy worldwide Andrea Pirlo believes it is unsafe for the four-time World Cup winners to rely too heavily on the atmosphere generated by 65,000 frenetic fans in the San Siro. [Full Article...]

Kenseth passes Elliott late for Phoenix win, Keselowski advances to title race

Kenseth passes Elliott late for Phoenix win, Keselowski advances to title race During the ensuing pit stop, the jack on Hamlin's vehicle was dropped before all the lugnuts on the tire were secured. Elliott confronted Hamlin on the cool-down lap at Martinsville and the two were heated after the race. Keselowski finished 16th, and while Chase Elliott finished second, Keselowski's points advantage proved enough. Larson took the lead with a pass of playoff driver Denny Ha... [Full Article...]

Butch Jones out, Brady Hoke takes over at Tennessee

Butch Jones out, Brady Hoke takes over at Tennessee Tennessee has fired football Butch Jones just shy of finishing his fifth season in what became a calamitous 2017 season in which the Vols have failed to win any of their six Southeastern Conference games. That stretch includes a 41-0 loss to Georgia that marked the Vols' most lopsided home defeat since 1905. Defensive line coach Brady Hoke will replace Jones for the rest of the season with ... [Full Article...]

Commission rep issues statement on Conor McGregor 'assault' at Bellator 187

Commission rep issues statement on Conor McGregor 'assault' at Bellator 187 Though McGregor's actions are inexcusable, it's not a complete mystery why the UFC lightweight champion might have an issue with Goddard. McGregor had reacted agressively to Goddard's push on him following his embrace of Ward following his win and proceeded to pursue the referee much to the amazement of spectators. [Full Article...]

DeShone Kizer called the ill-fated QB sneak on his own

DeShone Kizer called the ill-fated QB sneak on his own The Browns now list Kizer as questionable to return. Kizer left the game with a rib injury after taking a hit from Quandre Diggs. They have good players . In what universe does that make sense? He entered Sunday's action completing 52.6 percent of his 19 passes for 121 yards . The Week 10 matchup was much closer than most anticipated, with the Browns putting up 10 unanswered points to ... [Full Article...]

Week 11 games to watch, schedule, TV, live scoreboard, updates

Week 11 games to watch, schedule, TV, live scoreboard, updates The Irish average 324.8 rushing yards a game and 7.0 yards per carry with tailback Josh Adams (1,191 yards, 9 TD) and quarterback Brandon Wimbush (693 yards, 13 TD) doing most of the damage. Alabama is the No. 2 team in the rankings. No 15 Oklahoma State battles No. 21 Iowa State (noon). With change expected in the rankings after Week 11, the victor of the Michigan State-Ohio State game still ... [Full Article...]

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for 2018 World Cup

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for 2018 World Cup Morocco and Tunisia have joined Nigeria, Egypt, and Senegal as the African teams who will be playing in the World Cup this summer. Tunisia and Morocco completed CAF's line up at the FIFA World Cup™, securing the last of Africa's berths at Russian Federation 2018. [Full Article...]

Gymnast Aly Raisman says she was sexually abused

Gymnast Aly Raisman says she was sexually abused Less than a month after McKayla Maroney said the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team doctor sexually assaulted her , Aly Raisman has now come forward to say she also was a victim. we want to work with Aly and all interested athletes to keep athletes safe". Three former members of the national team then accused Dr. Nassar of sexual abuse. [Full Article...]

Chelsea loanee Ruben Loftus-Cheek gives Gareth Southgate a problem - Jermaine Jenas

Chelsea loanee Ruben Loftus-Cheek gives Gareth Southgate a problem - Jermaine Jenas So too did goalkeeper Jordan Pickford who made a number of excellent saves to deny the Germans on his senior bow. The Chelsea midfielder, on-loan at Crystal Palace , impressed at the base of the Three Lions midfield against the world champions on his worldwide bow. [Full Article...]

World Cup victor Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

World Cup victor Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault The disgraced former head of Federation Internationale de Football Association, soccer's worldwide governing body, has been accused of sexual harassment by one of the biggest female soccer stars on the planet. Blatter, 81, was banned from Federation Internationale de Football Association for an ethics breach. She said she's seen inappropriate behavior from coaches, doctors, press officers - and be... [Full Article...]

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho would improve Barcelona, says Luis Suárez

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho would improve Barcelona, says Luis Suárez Nevertheless, with the personal terms said to be agreed, it's now down to Liverpool's owner FSG being kind enough to agree a fee with Barcelona. Liverpool didn't succumb to Barcelona's advances with Coutinho staying at Anfield. "Despite trying to leave Liverpool he continued as one more helping the team and working". Coutinho has asked Liverpool and his representatives to ignore any ... [Full Article...]

Pledge death, Greek life suspension to dampen FSU homecoming

Pledge death, Greek life suspension to dampen FSU homecoming University President John Thrasher didn't say how long the suspension will last. The suspension comes after a 20 year old Florida State University fraternity pledge died after a night of drinking. No one has been arrested in connection with his death. The fraternity's national office suspended the FSU chapter's operations following his death, said Todd Shelton, a spokesman for Pi Kappa Ph... [Full Article...]

Hosmer, Gordon of the Royals Come up Golden

Hosmer, Gordon of the Royals Come up Golden Cain, who led AL center fielders in starts (151), total chances (443) and putouts (430), lost to Minnesota's Byron Buxton . Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart and Marlins left fielder Marcell Ozuna also won for the first time. Four Cleveland players were finalists for the awards at their respective positions: Carlos Santana , Francisco Lindor, Yan Gomes and Jose Ramirez. [Full Article...]

David Luiz fears Conte is punishing him for Costa friendship

David Luiz fears Conte is punishing him for Costa friendship Walker thinks the emphasis is now on Luiz to respond and raise his game if he wants to convince Conte that he deserves to be starting ahead of Christensen in the Blues backline. "Conte has been quick to offload any revolting players in the past, and if the club's hierarchy continue to back the Italian, it would come as no surprise to see Luiz shipped in the January transfer window at just 6/4". [Full Article...]

Giants reinstate CB Janoris Jenkins after one-game suspension

Giants reinstate CB Janoris Jenkins after one-game suspension Giants head coach Ben McAdoo was criticized following the Week 9 defeat, as the G-Men didn't appear to be giving their all as the game progressed. It was the second veteran cornerback suspended in three weeks. In an attempt to salvage their disastrous season, the Giants also reacquired linebacker Deontae Skinner after he was re-signed and waived by NY earlier this year. [Full Article...]

David Gold reveals transfer plans for new manager David Moyes

David Gold reveals transfer plans for new manager David Moyes The Scot has been out of work since failing to keep Sunderland in the top flight last season. Bilic, who also played for West Ham, is the fourth Premier League managerial casualty of the season following the departures of Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer, Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare and Everton's Ronald Koeman. [Full Article...]

Mike Evans suspended one game for cheap shot on Marshon Lattimore

Mike Evans suspended one game for cheap shot on Marshon Lattimore The Saints lead the Buccaneers 30-3 in the third quarter. Evans only managed 1 receptions for 13 yards on Sunday, bringing him to 40 receptions, 532 yards and 4 touchdowns on the year. Koetter did not see the play live but after watching the play on tape he said that Evans and possibly Winston should have been ejected . "I thought Mike said the right things after the game and I'm sure Jameis ... [Full Article...]


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