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NBA Draft lottery reform reportedly includes penalties for resting players

NBA Draft lottery reform reportedly includes penalties for resting players Under the new rule, each of the three worst teams in the league will have a 14% chance of securing the top pick and a 40% chance of receiving a top-3 pick. Silver will have discretionary power in fining teams for resting healthy players, and teams will be encouraged to do so for home games if they feel they have to. [Full Article...]

D/L method win sees England take ODI series with West Indies

D/L method win sees England take ODI series with West Indies He mishit a delivery from Jake Ball into his own ankle and, grimacing in pain, slumped to his knees. They scored 5/356 in the first innings after Evin Lewis blasted 176 off of 130 balls, supported by Holder with a 77 from 62 balls. Stokes was released without charge but is still under police investigation. Eoin Morgan was glad to put off-field distractions to one side and help England se... [Full Article...]

Louisiana high school orders athletes to stand during national anthem

Louisiana high school orders athletes to stand during national anthem The letter from Parkway High School , which is in Bossier Parish in northwestern Louisiana, drew an immediate response from the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana, which put Louisiana schools on notice and warned them that "forcing students to stand during the national anthem or punishing students who "take a knee" in protest of racial injustice and police brutality would violate stude... [Full Article...]

Shocking Footage Emerges Of Ben Stokes In Alleged Street Brawl

Shocking Footage Emerges Of Ben Stokes In Alleged Street Brawl Hours later, the all-rounder was arrested at Bristol's Mbargo club after an incident at about 02:35 BST which left another man needing infirmary treatment for facial injuries. "As it now stands, he is [Test] vice-captain pending any disciplinary action", European Central Bank cricket director Andrew Strauss said. Strauss added that further details can not be revealed on the same. [Full Article...]

Man City will prove title credentials against Chelsea, says Ilkay Gundogan

Chelsea now sit three points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City and Manchester United, who are both level on points after their unbeaten start. Club captain Vincent Kompany will also miss Saturday's clash with a calf injury . "It's a combination of both and that's a really good recipe to win games", Gundogan said. [Full Article...]

Late Apollon Limassol Goal Denies Everton First Group Stage Win

Late Apollon Limassol Goal Denies Everton First Group Stage Win While Atalanta are a decent enough side playing at "home" (the game a fortnight ago was actually played over 100 miles away from Atalanta's home ground, which isn't up to UEFA's standards quite yet), Apollon are now eighth in the Cypriot league. [Full Article...]

Vikings confirm Sam Bradford will miss third consecutive game

Vikings confirm Sam Bradford will miss third consecutive game Bradford's timetable has been murky since he suffered a knee injury against the New Orleans Saints in Week 1. Although Keenum looked rusty in his first start of the season back in Week 2, a 26-9 loss to the Steelers , the Vikings backup quarterback looked like an MVP candidate during Minnesota's 34-17 win over the Buccaneers in Week 3. [Full Article...]

Manchester City announce Mendy's injury by cutting in the crucifixion

Manchester City announce Mendy's injury by cutting in the crucifixion Mendy, who now plays for Manchester City , has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, likely keeping the France worldwide out for most of the season in his first year in English soccer. "Bad news guys, I will not join the team a few months ago after I was cut in the front cruciate ligament, but I will be back soon and hopefully stronger", the Frenchman said on his official Twi... [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump: NFL 'business is going to hell'

President Donald Trump: NFL 'business is going to hell' The president's criticism sparked a massive response from almost every NFL team during football games on Sunday and Monday, with more players choosing to kneel and players, owners and coaches linking arms during or before the National Anthem in response to Trumps' comments. [Full Article...]

Paul Clement "not demoralised" over Swansea City results

Paul Clement Tottenham have lost three of last four Premier League trips to West Ham (W1 D0 L3) and have failed to score in each of these three defeats. In the case of West Ham (1-1-4), that early-season selection uncertainty was nearly entirely self-inflicted. [Full Article...]

Giroud reaches 100 Arsenal goals faster than Bergkamp and Van Persie

Giroud reaches 100 Arsenal goals faster than Bergkamp and Van Persie How Arsenal fans are reacting to Wilshere's first-half showing.... Great interplay between Wilshere and Giroud saw the former clip the ball in to Walcott who headed it through the fingertips of BATE keeper and tapped it home to make sure. [Full Article...]

Bar criticized for 'Lynch Kaepernick' doormat

Bar criticized for 'Lynch Kaepernick' doormat When the two are placed side-by-side it spells out "Lynch Kaepernick". "It's not a race thing", SNAFU owner Burle claimed of his jersey. The bar had previously posted about a lone Kaepernick jersey doormat in September of a year ago, the Independent noted . [Full Article...]

Nike's EYBL AAU league reportedly under FBI investigation, too

When reached on Thursday morning, a Nike spokesman had no comment. Nike previously issued a statement regarding the college basketball scandal, in which Adidas was implicated, saying the company "believes in fair and ethical play, both in business and sports, and strongly opposes any form of manipulation". [Full Article...]

Premier League clubs split on change to overseas TV rights payments

Premier League clubs split on change to overseas TV rights payments In a plan - believed by the 14 others to be supported by Manchester United , Manchester City , Chelsea , Liverpool , Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur - the Premier League is proposing to end the system by which money from worldwide TV rights sales is shared equally by all 20. [Full Article...]

Jelena Ostapenko battles back to beat Garbine Muguruza — WTA Wuhan

Jelena Ostapenko battles back to beat Garbine Muguruza — WTA Wuhan After Pliskova's exit, there are now just three seeds remaining in the competition. After building a 5-1 lead in the final set, the French Open champion almost saw her advantage disappear, as Puig broke her when she first served for the last eight, and held two break points to get the decider back on serve. [Full Article...]

Packers and Bears Renew Rivalry on Thursday Night Football

Packers and Bears Renew Rivalry on Thursday Night Football Historic US clothing company yanks ads from NFL; CEO makes no bones about where he stands! Furthermore; their only real star-power lies in Jordan Howard who led that game with 138 rushing yards on 23 carries and 5 catches for 26 passing yards. [Full Article...]

Ramadan Sobhi plays the full match as Chelsea thrashes Stoke City

Eden Hazard may find this the flawless time to show that he is back to full fitness. Chelsea have been cautious about reintroducing him into the first team after he broke his ankle on worldwide duty in May. The 26-year-old made two fantastic reflex saves on Rooney to keep Everton out, denying them from leveling the match at one apiece. Chelsea defeated City twice in the league last season an... [Full Article...]

Real Madrid star Raphael Varane agrees new contract to end transfer speculation

Real Madrid star Raphael Varane agrees new contract to end transfer speculation Varane - who joined the club from Lens back in 2011 - has established himself as key member in the starting XI alongside Sergio Ramos in the heart of the defence. Spanish giants Real Madrid have announced an agreement over a new deal between the club and France International Raphael Varane . Meanwhile, Real Madrid seem to be in the midst of their very own "contract extension window", with... [Full Article...]

Trump lifts foreign shipping restrictions for storm-hit Puerto Rico

Trump lifts foreign shipping restrictions for storm-hit Puerto Rico The administration's rationale for a waiver after Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Louisiana and Florida was to ease movement of fuel to places along the U.S. But Trump's fixation on Puerto Rico on Tuesday stood in sharp contrast to his focus on other matters between Maria's landfall September 20 and Monday, including his fight with the NFL over football players protesting during the National Anthem... [Full Article...]

'My Wife is Jealous Because I Love Kane' - Mauricio Pochettino

'My Wife is Jealous Because I Love Kane' - Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed the comparisons between his striker Harry Kane and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo . "I am not anxious - Harry is connected with the world, he is very calm, a hard worker and is very ambitious". He said: 'It was a very proud night for myself and the team as well, ' said the England striker, who added that he has his sights set... [Full Article...]


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