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Meet Chris Woodward, the new manager of the Rangers

Meet Chris Woodward, the new manager of the Rangers The news was first reported Friday by USA Today Sports. Texas will be Woodward's first managerial job. When Banister was sacked September 21 with 10 games left in this season, Daniels acknowledged that the decision wasn't based on the record and said instead that it was time for a new voice in leadership. [Full Article...]

Lakers coach Walton confident of management support

Lakers coach Walton confident of management support The Lakers finished 36-46 last season, missing the playoffs. In the wake of Johnson's chiding, the prospect of riding a three-game losing streak into this weekend's games - away at Portland and then the second of a back-to-back against surging Toronto - loomed unsettling to those on the staff, league sources said. [Full Article...]

Tottenham fans praise Juan Foyth against West Ham - 'Brilliant', 'Unreal'

Tottenham fans praise Juan Foyth against West Ham - 'Brilliant', 'Unreal' Alli, who signed a new six-year contract earlier this week , cited manager Mauricio Pochettino as "a massive part" of his decision to commit his future and also said that the prospect of finally moving into a new stadium next year was a "little part" of the decision. [Full Article...]

De Bruyne out for a month after suffering knee injury against Fulham

De Bruyne out for a month after suffering knee injury against Fulham De Bruyne only recently returned from another knee problem that forced him to miss two months this season, limiting the Belgium worldwide to five appearances. "We made an excellent performance without the ball in terms of how aggressive we were". The Premier League champions are aware that they could lose Diaz for a paltry compensation fee in the summer if they do not manage to convince him to s... [Full Article...]

Chicago Cubs picking up option on Cole Hamels, trading Drew Smyly

Chicago Cubs picking up option on Cole Hamels, trading Drew Smyly Hamels will make $20 million next season on the team option. If the Cubs had declined Hamels' option, and negotiated a lower deal instead, the Rangers would have owed him a $6 million buyout as part of the trade. The deal comes less than one month after the Rangers added former Cubs assistant general manager Shiraz Rehman to their front office. The Texas Rangers are linked to Cole Hamels aga... [Full Article...]

Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw 'very close' to new deal

Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw 'very close' to new deal Kershaw has spent all 11 years of his career in LA, and despite injury issues, he has finished in the top five in Cy Young voting seven times. Kershaw, 30, initially had until Wednesday at 9 p.m. This amounts to a pay cut, as Kershaw made $33 million this past season. But he remains the face of the franchise and his dedicated work habits have filtered down to the younger pitchers on the staff. [Full Article...]

Federer, Djokovic to square off in Paris semis

Federer, Djokovic to square off in Paris semis That was after he won the Swiss Indoors in his hometown of Basel last week for his 99th career singles title. "It's been an easy short week so far for me, two matches in straight sets and I'm already in the semis and I can look forward to a great match-up with Novak". [Full Article...]

All Blacks captain Read to quit Tests after RWC

The New Zealand side will field eight debutants in their Test against Japan, with Whitelock saying there has been plenty of enthusiasm in training. "That is probably the main option at the moment". "I hope to have it wrapped up before the start of the (2019) season because then you can give 100 percent because you know what you will be doing". [Full Article...]

49ers cheerleader takes a knee during national anthem

49ers cheerleader takes a knee during national anthem In what was perhaps the worst prime-time matchup in National Football League history, only the Raiders played down to expectations. Thanks to the pass rush, which generated a whopping eight sacks on Raiders quarterback Derek Carr , Oakland mustered just 140 yards through the air and a mere 242 total yards of offense during the game. [Full Article...]

J.R. Smith wants Cavaliers to trade him if he’s not playing

J.R. Smith wants Cavaliers to trade him if he’s not playing The off-the-wall, erratic shooting guard is hoping to get traded, and admitted as much to reporters Thursday. Per Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com, Smith has not officially made his intentions known to the Cavs' front office. Regardless how hard it is to walk in here and actually put on, as hard as it may sound, to put on a Cavs jersey or shirt, I can't do that to my teammates. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer moves into Paris Masters quarter-finals

Roger Federer moves into Paris Masters quarter-finals The last time the Serb had led the ATP rankings was on October 31, 2016. Canadian tennis player Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the Paris Masters with a right elbow injury. Nadal is optimistic his latest injury will pass, providing he does not rush back. "And I really don't want that". "When you come back after injuries, and you push a little bit, the body at the beginning some issues can... [Full Article...]

Neymar draws lessons from Ronaldo and 'idol' Messi

Neymar draws lessons from Ronaldo and 'idol' Messi The Paris Saint-Germain winger shared a stage with Messi for Argentina and he played alongside Ronaldo at Real Madrid . "I asked myself: 'Am I ever going to be back on the field?' My family and my friends were really important for me at that moment - they helped me to get up again". [Full Article...]

Hosts win by 9 wickets, claim series 3-1

Hosts win by 9 wickets, claim series 3-1 Jadeja, who was named man of the match, polished off the West Indies' tail and India did not need the customary break after end of the first innings to get past their target. Captain Jason Holder has shown he can be fruitful with the bat down the order. When will India vs West Indies, 5th ODI match be played? Today, Virat had the distinction of becoming the only Indian captain to win a... [Full Article...]

Free tacos for everyone today at Taco Bell (while supplies last)

Free tacos for everyone today at Taco Bell (while supplies last) Fast-food eaters can pick up a free "Doritos Locos" taco between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday afternoon at Taco Bell locations throughout the USA, thanks to the Red Sox outfielder. You can only get one free taco, too, so don't get greedy. "If a base is stolen by any player for either team during any game of the 2018 World Series championship ..." This is the fourth year that Taco Bell has off... [Full Article...]

Frank Lampard left frustrated on Stamford Bridge return

Frank Lampard left frustrated on Stamford Bridge return But Martyn Waghorn converted from Mason Mount's cross, another star on-loan from Chelsea , before Cesc Fabregas' strike before half-time proved to be the victor. Lampard, now a manager, returned to Chelsea with his second-tier team Derby County and was trying to take down the club where he is the all-time top scorer with 211 goals after a trophy-laden 13-year spell. [Full Article...]

Michigan State is now 5-3 after beating Purdue 23-13

Michigan State is now 5-3 after beating Purdue 23-13 He threw for just 277 yards and had 3 interceptions, including on the first drive of the game. He completed 17 of 30 passes for 167 yards with three interceptions against a short-handed defense. Michigan State has won eight straight games in this series. - Brohm said Thursday Purdue has tried to do more team-oriented scrimmaging this week instead of 7-on-7 drill work to emphasize Iowa's strong... [Full Article...]

Soccer Star Found 'Almost Beheaded' With His 'Genitals Severed'

Soccer Star Found 'Almost Beheaded' With His 'Genitals Severed' Sao Paulo star Daniel Correa Freitas, 24, was discovered in Sao Jose dos Pinhais , a city in Brazil's southern state of Parana, on Saturday night. "Everything indicates the man was executed here on the street and dragged for about 30 meters". The following season, Daniel advanced with the São Paulo team until the semifinal of the Libertadores of America and also disputed the Championship Pau... [Full Article...]

Months After a Player's Death, the University of Maryland Fires the Coach

Months After a Player's Death, the University of Maryland Fires the Coach The University of Maryland Student Government Association's executive committee has already voted 5 to 0 to push the legislation forward and the full student government held a meeting Wednesday evening. The university had parted ways with its strength coach, Rick Court. As of Tuesday night, two other members of the athletic training staff were still on administrative leave. [Full Article...]

Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey Dies at Age 80

Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey Dies at Age 80 McCovey had been confined to a wheelchair for many years and nearly lost his life due to a serious infection. He was recently hospitalized after developing another infection, according the San Francisco Chronicle . Famously, McCovey hit a screaming line drive that ended up in Yankees second baseman Bobby Richardson's glove to end Game 7 of the 1962 World Series - the closest the Giants would come... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka reeling as Nuwan Zoysa is hit with corruption charges

Sri Lanka reeling as Nuwan Zoysa is hit with corruption charges Sri Lanka's bowling coach Nuwan Zoysa was on Wednesday suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and charged with match-fixing, compounding the crisis that has gripped the game in the island nation. The ACU is acting further on their previous investigation which in January 2016 saw Galle stadium curator Jayananda Warnaweera banned for three years after he failed to cooperate with the ... [Full Article...]


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