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No Christmas Eve match for Newcastle United

December 24 falls on a Sunday this year and there had been speculation matches could be played on that date. The Premier League has abandoned plans to sched...


Blazers hand Suns worst season-opening loss in National Basketball Association history

The Suns' franchise previous worst-loss was a 44-point deficit against the Seattle Supersonics on April 2, 1988. The Trail Blazers were able to go up by as ...


Teammates impressed with Teddy Bridgewater in first day back

Bridgewater returned to practice Wednesday, Oct. 18, for the first time since suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in August 2016. Vikings coach Mik...


Ronald Koeman confident he retains full support of Everton board

Bertrand Traore's victor for the away side leaves Everton with just one point in their group and next up is on the agenda. Koeman revealed he was given stro...


Roger Goodell Is a Weak, Hot Mess During Anthem Protest Press Conference

Responding to a series of questions about pro football players' protests, Goodell said that while only "about a half a dozen players" continue to kneel for th...


Draymond Green strains knee as Warriors lose opener

I'm fine", Green told ESPN after the game, as he walked gingerly out of the locker room. "I don't know how serious they take defense with that comment", Gr...


Steelers S Mike Mitchell fined $48k for hit on Alex Smith

Smith stepped out of the initial contact, and was able to dump the ball off to rookie Kareem Hunt , who was open in the flat. Luckily the refs did throw the fl...


Celtics' Gordon Hayward unlikely to return this season following surgery

With Hayward now slated to miss the final 81 games of the 2017-18 regular season, the Celtics will be forced to trudge forward without the team's key free age...


Big Ten changes men's basketball schedule to 20 conference games

But that is about to become the norm. The Big Ten announced on Thursday its increasing the conference schedule to 20 games in men's basketball and 18 in w...


Baez homers twice, Cubs edge Dodgers to avoid Major League Baseball playoffs sweep

As breakthroughs go, this was a big one. "(It has been a) very hard start to the postseason for him, and that's what he can do". Baez, whose glove and bat hel...


76ers' Ben Simmons On NBA Debut: "Felt Like I Was Playing 2K"

The Orlando Magic had a net rating of minus-5.4 with Meeks on the court during 2016-17, on par with the production Washington got from its reserve guards last...


On Diwali, Swaraj promises medical visas for everyone, including Pakistanis

On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, India announced to grant medical visas to all Pakistani deserving cases pending. This special Diwali announcement from S...


Man City v Napoli predictions: Champions League preview, line-ups & betting tips

Manchester City return to league action on Saturday when they host Burnley at the Etihad Stadium. Sergio Aguero was an unused substitute on Saturday. City ...


Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee injury

The Nets were very concerned with his injury, despite him being able to limp off the floor with the assistance of team doctors. Lin was evaluated by team do...


Maple Leafs now betting favourites to win the Stanley Cup

Jimmy Howard started in net but was pulled after allowing three goals on four shots in the first period. "We can definitely be a lot better but when we're co...


Bucks beat the Celtics in their National Basketball Association opener

The Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo certainly has a large bag of tricks - including and beyond the Eurostep. Jason Tatum is the third double-digit sc...


US Supports Israeli Positions On Palestinian Unity Pact

USA special envoy Jason Greenblatt said any Palestinian unity administration would need to recognise the State of Israel and disarm "terrorists". Abbas seek...


Antonio Conte hits back at Jose Mourinho's crying comments

Despite the injury problems facing his side, Conte refused to blame injuries for his side's draw. Conte has already had to make do without N'Golo Kante and ...


Not all words have worth, especially not Richard Spencer's

The university administration and a coalition of student groups are encouraging people to steer clear of an event they say is meant to provoke, while many other...


Manager Koeman backed by Everton board despite poor start

After spending over 100 million pounds in the transfer window, Everton , who finished seventh in the league last season, are 16th with two wins in their openin...