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Chip Kelly expected to choose between UCLA and Florida Chip Kelly expected to choose between UCLA and Florida
- November 23, 2017

While it may seem unusual to have an "agreement" while leaving the door open for Kelly to take a job elsewhere, the verbal handshake could have been a way for the two parties to put enough in writing to facilitate finalizing a contract. Per the USA Today report, a "potential sticking point" could be the Bruins' deal with Under Armour. Kelly posted a 46-7 record at OR from 2009-12 and was widely regarded as one of the best offensive minds in the game during that span. (more...)
Pick your Arsenal XI to face Tottenham on Saturday Pick your Arsenal XI to face Tottenham on Saturday
- November 17, 2017

Arsenal fans are not happy with Mike Dean's announcement as the referee for this Saturday's North London derby against Tottenham . Tottenham , which finished third and second in the last two seasons of the Premier League, is already eight points behind first-place Manchester City and is out of the English League Cup. (more...)
France pip South Africa to stage 2023 Rugby World Cup France pip South Africa to stage 2023 Rugby World Cup
- November 16, 2017

Ireland has missed out on hosting the Rugby World Cup 2023. Last month, South Africa had been recommended to host the tournament , after an independent review of each host candidate's bid. "Our feeling was that in a secret ballot people could vote for whoever they wanted without fear", World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper said. "It will be for the next generation of SA Rugby leaders to decide whether to compete for the 2027 tournament or beyond", he said. (more...)
Former Irish worldwide Liam Miller is battling cancer Former Irish worldwide Liam Miller is battling cancer
- November 14, 2017

Fellow former United player Danny Higginbotham said: "If true very sad news about one of my former teammates Liam Miller ". He was signed by Alex Ferguson at United in 2004, and went on to play for Leeds , Sunderland , Queens Park Rangers and Hibernian. (more...)
National Football League owners committee says Roger Goodell contract talks are 'progressing'
- November 14, 2017

Roger Goodell (right) is reportedly seeking $49.5million per year, a private jet for life and health insurance for his family to stay on at the NFL . Goodell filed his last counterproposal around mid-August and requested $49.5million in pay - up from around $30million now - it has been reported. "Certainly, we have things we need to discuss that weren't on the table last spring", Jones said . (more...)
Green Bay Packers: Packers release TE Martellus Bennett Green Bay Packers: Packers release TE Martellus Bennett
- November 10, 2017

The injury would have kept him out of Sunday's game at Chicago, which is where Bennett calls home after spending the 2013 through 2015 seasons with the Bears. The Packers could go after the prorated amount of that signing bonus, $4.2 million. "I am part of the conversation". I understand what's going on, and I don't turn a blind eye to it. (more...)
NFL Players Were Heartbroken By Deshaun Watson's Torn ACL NFL Players Were Heartbroken By Deshaun Watson's Torn ACL
- November 05, 2017

After leading Clemson to the national title and finishing among the top Heisman Trophy awardees the last two years, Watson had taken the league by storm as the top draft pick of the Houston Texans . In a shootout loss to the Seahawks, Watson threw for 402 yards and four touchdowns while rushing for another 67 yards. Watson rebounded from the injury to be named a Heisman finalist in 2015 and 2016. (more...)
Roma go top of Group C after easy win against Chelsea Roma go top of Group C after easy win against Chelsea
- November 01, 2017

Stephan El Shaarawy scored a stunning opener and made it 2-0 10 minutes before half-time. Antonio Conte's Premier League champions looked in fine fettle having just beaten rivals Tottenham at Wembley while Atleti have been one of Europe's preeminent sides in the past few seasons, reaching two finals and one semi only to be thwarted each time by local rivals Real. (more...)
Texans' owner Bob McNair apologizes for 'inmates' statement during anthem meeting Texans' owner Bob McNair apologizes for 'inmates' statement during anthem meeting
- October 30, 2017

Sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Hopkins' absence from practice was directly related to McNair's comment. Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner joined Richard Sherman in bashing McNair. "I am truly sorry to the players for how this has impacted them and the perception that it has created of me which could not be further from the truth". (more...)
Zach Miller has epic touchdown taken away with bogus review after injury Zach Miller has epic touchdown taken away with bogus review after injury
- October 30, 2017

The Bears had one more chance, returning the ensuing kickoff to the Saints 43, but cornerback Marshon Lattimore picked off Trubisky with 1:11 remaining. Both were a part of the Saints' Super Bowl XLIII championship team in 2009. On a third-and-10 play from the Saints' 25-yard line, Miller landed awkwardly on his left leg while trying to make what was originally ruled a touchdown catch. (more...)
Hollywood Director James Toback Accused Of Harassment By Dozens Of Women Hollywood Director James Toback Accused Of Harassment By Dozens Of Women
- October 24, 2017

A cascade of accounts by women of sexual abuse has flooded social media under the hashtag #MeToo since a similar scandal surrounding movie mogul Harvey Weinstein erupted earlier this month. "In a weird sense, I thought, 'This is a test of whether I'm a real artist and serious about acting, '" remembered a former aspiring actress named Starr Rinaldi . (more...)
Look Joel Embiid Thinks His Sixers Minutes Restriction Is 'F*cking Bullsh Look Joel Embiid Thinks His Sixers Minutes Restriction Is 'F*cking Bullsh
- October 19, 2017

This time around, he was available for just two games. The Sixers actually do want to win this year - and the Embiid extension paired with big contracts for J.J. He's one of the best players in the National Basketball Association, but he's really fragile so they have to be careful how they play him. "You think it's smart to save four minutes to end a game with him, but the canyons in between where he just sits there and sits there and then he's got to come in and save the day, I don't ... (more...)
Trump slams National Football League for not forcing players to stand for USA anthem Trump slams National Football League for not forcing players to stand for USA anthem
- October 19, 2017

Goodell described the dialogue between owners, the National Football League and the players as "unprecedented" and that discipline to players for kneeling was not discussed in any of the meetings. He's also said the the team believes that "in this hard time of division and conflict, it is more important than ever for football to be a great unifier". (more...)
TalkSPORT 2 Champions League commentary on October 17, 2017
- October 18, 2017

Mohamed Salah , Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino carry the attacking threat. With the game heading towards half-time, Liverpool added a fourth. Sturridge dispossessed Suler who was dawdling on the ball, before playing in his fellow countryman Oxlade-Chamberlain who sent the ball to Handanovic's left to the delight of the former Arsenal man and his manager. (more...)
Hillary Clinton accuses Julian Assange of being a 'tool' for Russian Federation Hillary Clinton accuses Julian Assange of being a 'tool' for Russian Federation
- October 17, 2017

But I will tell you that is something that I had just heard about and I think that her statement in itself is very disrespectful to our country. We should no more listen to Hillary Clinton than we listened to Barack Obama during the referendum campaign telling us not to vote for Brexit. (more...)
How to Watch France vs. Belarus How to Watch France vs. Belarus
- October 12, 2017

France coach Didier Deschamps said that he was excited by the challenge of moulding his young team into a true force, after they were made to work hard by a lively Belarus before clinching a 2-1 Group A win at the Stade de France . They have 20 points to Sweden's 19. "We knew it would be hard, they're a team that had won four times at home in this group". Michael Skibbe's side are nearly certain to finish second as they host pointless Gibraltar in their last game on Tuesday, although ... (more...)
Hat-Trick Hero Messi Comments On Superb Display Hat-Trick Hero Messi Comments On Superb Display
- October 12, 2017

It is also worth noting that the trio of goals now serve as Messi's first hat trick in World Cup qualifying play. "There was always the fear of coming here to play". The Barcelona striker, awarded the Ballon d'Or in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015, rescued a World Cup berth, but coach Jorge Sampaoli knows it will take more than one player, however good, to go far in Russian Federation. (more...)
Iceland qualify for their first WC Iceland qualify for their first WC
- October 11, 2017

Iceland have once again captured the hearts of the nation with their journey to Russian Federation in stark contrast to England's more prosaic progress to the finals - but Magnusson says it can yet come good for Gareth Southgate's side. Ireland secured a playoff spot from Group D, while Gareth Bale's Wales was eliminated only 15 months after reaching the semifinals at Euro 2016. (more...)
Football Legend, Hall of Famer YA Tittle Dies, 90
- October 10, 2017

Under coach Bernie Moore, LSU had employed a single-wing attack, but that called for a tailback who could run and pass. Tittle was strictly a passer, and that turned the Tigers into a T-formation team with a modern concept of the quarterback position. (more...)
Wales' National Anthem Ahead Of Ireland Clash Was Ultra Special
- October 10, 2017

Wales boss Chris Coleman made only one change to the side which won 1-0 in Georgia on Friday evening with Hal Robson-Kanu replacing Sam Vokes up front for the crunch Group D clash. Allen was replaced by Jonny Williams in the 37th minute after taking a blow to the head from Meyler as he leapt to challenge for a high ball and Wales struggled to create anything further before the break, Ireland looking comfortable as they sat back. (more...)