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Martellus Bennett should provide Patriots a needed boost in red zone

Martellus Bennett should provide Patriots a needed boost in red zone Before he was cut, Bennett did not play in the Packer's 30-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football this week and was not expected to start against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Due to the way Bennett's contract is structured, it will cost New England less than $725,000 to have him on the roster the rest of the season. Bennett is owed $13 million in 2018 and 2019 although none if... [Full Article...]

Suarez insists Barcelona know exactly what Coutinho will bring

Suarez insists Barcelona know exactly what Coutinho will bring The 25-year-old handed in a transfer request in a bid to force a move to the La Liga giants but it made no difference as the Merseysiders dug their heals in and would not be bullied. "Despite trying to leave Liverpool he continued as one more helping the team and working". Sport are now so confident of Coutinho leaving Liverpool for Barcelona in January that they claim the main issue bet... [Full Article...]

Reds Barnhart wins Rawlings Gold Glove

Reds Barnhart wins Rawlings Gold Glove The former Nebraska Cornhuskers third baseman was awarded some hardware today that backs up that claim and this surely isn't the first time he has been recognized. They can not choose their own players. Gordon won the American League Platinum Glove Award in 2014. His SABR Defensive Index of 14.1 was far superior to Gomes (3.5). [Full Article...]

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte right to drop David Luiz, says Ray Wilkins

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte right to drop David Luiz, says Ray Wilkins The Blues looked back to their best following their harrowing 3-0 defeat at the hands of AS Roma in the Champions League last Tuesday, with the Premier League champions equally as impressive in both attack and defence. I was very happy for this. " Chelsea have been in touch a few times and sometimes Paulo Ferreira comes and talks to me and show me some video clips of what I'm doing wrong and ... [Full Article...]

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott will practice this week, wait on ruling

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott will practice this week, wait on ruling After the National Football League said Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's appeal had no chance of success, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City issued a one-page order Friday temporarily blocking a lower-court ruling that shot down his previous appeals. [Full Article...]

With NZ offer rejected, Manus refugees doubt USA resettlement prospects

With NZ offer rejected, Manus refugees doubt USA resettlement prospects Steinmeier, who is in the western city of Perth for a German-Australian business conference, said he had been assured that the government was looking at giving "better care and accommodation" to the refugees who have remained in the center. [Full Article...]

Los Angeles Rams steamroll New York Giants behind Jared Goff

Los Angeles Rams steamroll New York Giants behind Jared Goff Big Blue hasn't scored 30 or more points since a Week 17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015. The takeaways and points started early, when defensive tackle Aaron Donald recorded a strip-sack of quarterback Eli Manning on the game's first drive. [Full Article...]

John Wall Says Wizards 'Smell Blood' In Matchup With Cavaliers

John Wall Says Wizards 'Smell Blood' In Matchup With Cavaliers Wall hurt his shoulder during the second half on Friday when he ran into Channing Frye and hit the ground hard in a 130-122 loss against the Cleveland Cavaliers . The over is 4-4 in their first eight games this year. Wall was injured in the final seconds of the third quarter. "If you look at a year ago, people might say they did or didn't, but I think they didn't want the No. [Full Article...]

Case against Kamal Haasan for 'right-wing Hindu terror' remark

Case against Kamal Haasan for 'right-wing Hindu terror' remark The national vice president of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha Ashok Sharma said, "There is no other way to handle people like Kamal Haasan but to either hang them or shoot them dead". This remark has "deeply hurt" the sentiments of scores of people following Hindu religion, it added. "Hindus have a long history of forgiveness and kind-heartedness". [Full Article...]

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott granted stay, eligible to play Sunday

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott granted stay, eligible to play Sunday This is my name, this is my reputation. The NFL has made clear that Elliott's suspension would carry over into the postseason should the Cowboys qualify. "Just glad to be able to go out there and play, glad to be back here with this team". Lawyers on both sides did not immediately return messages seeking comment. [Full Article...]

Pistorius case returns as prosecutors seek longer sentence

Pistorius case returns as prosecutors seek longer sentence On September 18, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku confirmed the date for the hearing. Pistorius was imprisoned in July previous year after being found guilty on appeal of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013. [Full Article...]

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla reveals how injury nearly led to leg being amputated

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla reveals how injury nearly led to leg being amputated Marca say when Cazorla was initially seeing English doctors about the issue, the outlook was bleak, with the Arsenal player revealing advice from one medic: " If you get to walk again with your son in the garden, be satisfied, they told me ". [Full Article...]

Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Joe Gomez receive senior England call-ups

Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Joe Gomez receive senior England call-ups The 20-year-old is now on loan at Swansea City from Chelsea and has scored five goals in thirteen appearances for his current club. Abraham, who has featured at youth level for England, is also eligible to play for Nigeria. Loftus-Cheek, 21, has played seven games for Palace, while 20-year-old Gomez has become Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp's first-choice pick at right-back for Premier Lea... [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate hoping to find another Harry Winks for England

Gareth Southgate hoping to find another Harry Winks for England Having been touted as being the next Big Thing while he was a youngster at Manchester United, Tom Cleverley's career at the top never really materialised as the boy from Basingstoke spent much of the last five years moving from mid-table club to mid-table club. [Full Article...]

Papa John's slowing growth blamed on National Football League players kneeling

Papa John's slowing growth blamed on National Football League players kneeling Papa John's stocks dipped about 12 percent Wednesday after the Louisville-based company cut earnings and sale growth expectations for the year. The pizza industry is joining together in solidarity to roast Papa John's . The NFL has lost fan support , jeopardized advertisers and spent the season getting blitzed by the media. Digiorno pizza official Twitter account took to Twitter and ... [Full Article...]

Patriots sign former 49ers QB Brian Hoyer after Jimmy Garoppolo trade

Patriots sign former 49ers QB Brian Hoyer after Jimmy Garoppolo trade That was Bill Belichick's explanation today as he talked about his motivation for trading backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco last night and breaking up what he said was maybe the "best quarterback situation" in the NFL. [Full Article...]

Papa John's blames National Football League, anthem protests for falling pizza sales

Papa John's blames National Football League, anthem protests for falling pizza sales Trump triggered an outcry from players, teams and league officials after referring to any athlete who kneels during "The Star-Spangled Banner" to draw attention to racial injustice as a "son of a bitch" who should be fired. National Football League representatives could not immediately be reached for comment about Schnatter's criticisms. Papa John's could have a valid argument here. [Full Article...]

Jack Wilshere's path to starting XI blocked by Alexis, Ozil - Wenger

Jack Wilshere's path to starting XI blocked by Alexis, Ozil - Wenger But it is the Arsenal manager's decision to restrict him to just 13 Premier League minutes that is understood to be behind Southgate's decision to reward Harry Winks' impressive debut against Lithuania with another call-up. "I said many times that would be decided in December", added Wenger . "Personally, I think he's ready". I have the same problem, it's competitive for me as well in eve... [Full Article...]

Jahlil Okafor Wants a Buyout or Trade From the Sixers

But Okafor doesn't care how he leaves; he just wants to play somewhere else, even if that means getting traded before the National Basketball Association trade deadline in February. I know that's not being here. The Bulls have been linked to Okafor in the past as the big man reportedly preferred to be traded to Chicago if anywhere . [Full Article...]

Bills Acquire WR Kelvin Benjamin From Panthers

Bills Acquire WR Kelvin Benjamin From Panthers The Bills are very familiar with Benjamin under new coach Sean McDermott and general manager Brandon Beane. Benjamin, 26, brings a welcome size element and physical presence to Buffalo's receiving corps at 6-5 and 245 pounds. He missed the 2015 season after tearing his ACL prior to the regular season. An MRI revealed no structural damage and he returned the following week. [Full Article...]


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