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Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst days after rant

Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst days after rant Eichorst's most high-profile move as athletic director had been his surprise 2014 decision to hire Riley, the former Oregon State coach who had come to Lincoln with a less-than-spectacular career coaching resume. Head football coach Bill Callahan was dismissed weeks later. Reached later Thursday, Regent Tim Clare of Lincoln said the board fully supported the decision to fire Eichorst. [Full Article...]

Champion Andre Ward announces retirement from boxing

Champion Andre Ward announces retirement from boxing It didn't take long for Ward's career to take off, either. Ward, 33, held titles at super-middleweight but moved up to light-heavyweight and won the WBA, IBF and WBO light-heavyweight belts. "Boxing isn't a sport to play with". "I don't know. I don't care at all". Ward then beat Kovalev more decidedly in a rematch in June that was stopped in the eighth round. [Full Article...]

Jake LaMotta, legendary 'Raging Bull' boxer, dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, legendary 'Raging Bull' boxer, dies at 95 He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990. The middleweight champion boxer was the first fighter to defeat Sugar Ray Robinson as well as the inspiration for the move Raging Bull , which starred Robert DeNiro as the title character. [Full Article...]

England's second ODI against West Indies washed out

England's second ODI against West Indies washed out The first one was not exactly the most competitive affair, with England crushing West Indies by seven wickets and barely breaking sweat in the process. Remember when people were saying this West Indies side was the worst to grace Test cricket for 50 years . only for them to beat England in the following match. [Full Article...]

West Ham Clash "More Than Football Game" Says Mauricio Pochettino

West Ham Clash Slaven Bilic's men didn't start this season in particularly inspiring form either. Since then, we've drawn blanks against Hull City , Middlesbrough , Sheffield United, Ipswich Town and, of course, West Ham. Chelsea and Everton will also meet at Stamford Bridge. The Spurs boss has confirmed once again that three of his key first team players are missing with Danny Rose, Erik Lamela and Vict... [Full Article...]

Free NFL Picks: Dallas Cowboys vs Arizona Cardinals Week 3 Predictions 09/25/17

Free NFL Picks: Dallas Cowboys vs Arizona Cardinals Week 3 Predictions 09/25/17 The Arizona Cardinals finally get to play at home. This will be a big game for the Dallas defense as they head into Week Three with a banged up secondary. Elliott , though, mostly has taken heat for failing to chase Harris after the interception. "I know the type of football player he is and I know the type of guy he is". [Full Article...]

Coach Zinedine Zidane confirms contract extension with Real Madrid

Coach Zinedine Zidane confirms contract extension with Real Madrid Pachuca that was published last February, Bale is the fastest footballer on the planet with a top speed of 22.92 miles per hour, and the Welshman came remarkably close to hitting that mark on this breathtaking run. "I'm not talking about Bale, I speak in general terms". I had that experience, and I believe it is good. Although Ronaldo is back for the visit of Betis, teenage full-back Theo Hernan... [Full Article...]

Wenger Reveals When Arsenal Nearly Signed Gareth Barry

Wenger Reveals When Arsenal Nearly Signed Gareth Barry As Gareth Barry prepares to make his own indelible mark in Premier League history, it is tempting to wonder whether Monday night's momentous occasion will ever be overtaken. 'I personally always rated him highly and I think just he was a bit unlucky in England because he was in the period of (Frank) Lampard and (Steven) Gerrard and got not the number of caps he deserved maybe for England, but ... [Full Article...]

Tough test for Bills 'D' against red hot Broncos

Tough test for Bills 'D' against red hot Broncos They held LeSean McCoy to just 12 carries for nine yards and ultimately stopped Buffalo's offense as a whole. "As far as any criticism on us after two games, I think you're going to get a little bit of a bigger sample size, if that makes sense", Matthews said. [Full Article...]

Rossi Declared Fit to Ride at Aragon

Rossi Declared Fit to Ride at Aragon Total race distance is 72.5 miles, should The Doctor take part on Sunday, which is a long way with a broken leg. If I will be declared fit to ride , I'll have the real answer after FP1, because riding the M1 will be a much bigger challenge. [Full Article...]

Former MLBer Raul Mondesi Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison

Former MLBer Raul Mondesi Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison Three staff members of Mondesi were also given prison sentences. He initially ran on the ballot of the Dominican Liberation Party, but switched to the Dominican Revolutionary Party over a year later. The outfielder would end his career hitting.273/.331/.485 with 271 home runs and 229 stolen bases earning a career wins above replacement of 29.4. His son, Raul Mondesi , plays for the Kansas City... [Full Article...]

Attorney: Tests show Aaron Hernandez had CTE

Attorney: Tests show Aaron Hernandez had CTE Baez cited study results compiled by the Boston University CTE Center, which examined Hernandez's brain for the neurodegenerative brain disease. Shayanna filed the lawsuit in Mass. When reached by email, National Football League spokesman Brian McCarthy wrote, "We have not seen the lawsuit and can not comment at this time". McKee has developed categories to describe the severity of CTE, which ca... [Full Article...]

Fernandinho closing in on new Manchester City contract

According to new findings by MoneySuperMarket , Manchester United had an unrivalled 54 matches televised last season, the most any Premier League side in a single campaign had over the past five seasons. If you are a Tottenham Hotspur supporter at the moment, you will probably be tearing your hair out watching them as they just can not win at their new home of Wembley Stadium in the league. [Full Article...]

Tom Brady doesn't want to talk about CTE

I don't know the real reason. They've got a lot of scheme stuff that they use to try to get their guys free in the front, but all of those guys are exceptional athletes. They have a great team. We have no inside intel on whether Trump and Brady were ever Tomanka - you know, like the former Brangelina. Tom Brady may not be getting any younger, but he doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon. [Full Article...]

Pressure mounts on FA over Mark Sampson sacking

Pressure mounts on FA over Mark Sampson sacking As reported by the Guardian , when Glenn and Chairman Greg Clarke were made aware of its contents last week, they acted swiftly and Glenn told Sampson he was out yesterday afternoon - just hours after he had watched his team beat Russian Federation 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier. [Full Article...]

Eli Harold added to injury report, four other 49ers questionable vs. Rams

Eli Harold added to injury report, four other 49ers questionable vs. Rams Through 21 possessions over the course of two games, the 49ers offense has failed to score a touchdown and has had little reason to celebrate at all. The 49ers defense does rank in the top ten in passing yards allowed per game (176.0), total yards allowed per game (299.5), and points per game (17.5), but as long as Kupp keeps getting his share of targets he could be a decent flex play this week. [Full Article...]

2nd ODI: Kuldeep Yadav takes hat-trick against Australia

2nd ODI: Kuldeep Yadav takes hat-trick against Australia At the same venue where Harbhajan Singh became the first Indian to take a Test hat-trick in the famous Kolkata Test against Australia in 2001, Kuldeep removed Matthew Wade , Ashton Agar and Pat Cummins in consecutive deliveries in Australia's run chase. [Full Article...]

All-rounder Pandya stars in India win

All-rounder Pandya stars in India win It's probably happened to Shane Warne and guys like that too. As long as you don't put yourself under too much pressure and learn from those situations... "The last day I could not execute the way I wanted to", the leg-spinner added. Kane Richardson bowled a waist-high full toss, which Hardik Pandya whacked to cover. [Full Article...]

I Love Working With James Forrest - Brendan Rodgers

I Love Working With James Forrest - Brendan Rodgers Tom Rogic and James Forrest were both standout performers against Jim McIntyre's County side and should retain their starting places for Dens Park with Celtic fans hoping they can keep up their recent impressive form. 'It's nice to have him back. "It is the mark of the team", Rodgers said."I always say to never leave the game early". All the Celtic and Rangers games I've been involved in... [Full Article...]

Government hits out at Premier League clubs over disabled facilities

Government hits out at Premier League clubs over disabled facilities He looked much as he did during the months when Jose Mourinho's second spell at Stamford Bridge was coming to an ignominious close and that surprised me. Given this scenario, Mkhitaryan's ability to adapt was bound to be tested in the Premier League and even the 2015/16 Bundesliga Player of the season struggled to come to terms with how the game is played in the English top flight. [Full Article...]


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