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Sports LiAngelo Ball, LaMelo Ball agree to one-year deals with Vytautas Prienai
Author: 0 LiAngelo Ball, LaMelo Ball agree to one-year deals with Vytautas Prienai

The move from the U.S.to Lithuanian League basketball will be a major adjustment for both LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball . Per Wojnarowski and Givony, the Ball brothers aren't expected to receive big minutes in the LKL for Prienu Vytautas. "Great fit in Lithuania", Jonas says. It is too early to tell how they will be used on the court. Others were happy for the Ball brothers and looked at the deal positively.

Sports NFL Network suspends Marshall Faulk, other ex-players over sexual misconduct allegations
Author: 0 NFL Network suspends Marshall Faulk, other ex-players over sexual misconduct allegations

Also named are former players and on-air personalities Eric Davis , Donavan McNabb , Warren Sapp , who gave Cantor a sex toy for Christmas three years in a row, according to the suit. Along with Taylor and Evans , the NFL Network also suspended Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk , a native of Louisiana. Update (1:10 a.m., 12/12/17): The Ringer-the central property of Bill Simmons Media Group-has released a statement about Weinberger , who has been placed on leave indefinitely.

Sports India to Host 2023 World Cup
Author: 0 India to Host 2023 World Cup

On the other hand, Pakistan, which has been demanding bilateral cricket with India, was ignored at the Special General Meeting which resolved to play more against the likes of Australia, South Africa and England. India has acted as a mentor for Afghanistan cricket, hosting some of the war-torn nation's home matches. India have chose to host Afghanistan for their first debut Test match in 2019-20 after they were awarded Test status by International Cricket Council in June earlier this year.

Sports England's Ben Duckett dropped from Ashes tour game after Perth bar incident
Author: 0 England's Ben Duckett dropped from Ashes tour game after Perth bar incident

That measure was taken in response to reports of Jonny Bairstow's "headbutt" greeting for Cameron Bancroft - a playful prank from the Yorkshireman, also in a Perth bar on the first night of England's tour back in October. "Everybody has been warned about how even small things can be blown out of all proportion". "We're all grown men and should know how to behave, through county cricket all the way up to global cricket, the individual needs to be responsible for his behaviour", he said ...

Sports Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz out with knee injury
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz out with knee injury

Elliott kicked a 41-yard field goal to pull the Eagles to 35-34. She also said that while the severity of the injury was not yet known, "as I was standing back by that Eagles locker room, all that support staff that was with Carson Wentz was just shaking their heads".

Sports McCoy scores to seal Bills' 13-7 OT win over Colts
Author: 0 McCoy scores to seal Bills' 13-7 OT win over Colts

He had a field goal attempt from the exact same spot at the end of regulation to seal the win, but couldn't convert. He watched on the sideline as the Bills won in overtime, 13-7, on a 21-yard LeSean McCoy touchdown run with 1:39 left. He did not return as the Bills turned to Joe Webb to finish the game. "We might not have a chance again". Matthew Stafford passed for 381 yards with an injured throwing hand and set up Matt Prater for a 46-yard field goal in the closing seconds Sunday, ...

Sports Josh Gordon catches 1st TD pass in 1456 days
Author: 0 Josh Gordon catches 1st TD pass in 1456 days

Momentum gained at the end of the first half carried over for the Browns on their first possession of the third quarter, capped by a 2-yard touchdown pass from quarterback DeShone Kizer to Corey Coleman for a 21-7 lead with 2:49 left in the third quarter.

Sports Army pulls out victory over Navy
Author: 0 Army pulls out victory over Navy

The Midshepmen pushed their lead to 13-7 on the first drive of the second half. Army topped Navy 14-13 to win the 118th meeting between the two rivals. After three quarters, Perry has 208 yards rushing and a touchdown on 21 carries. There were only five total possessions in the second half as both teams relied nearly exclusively on their respective run games; only three passes were thrown during the entire game.

Sports Pacquiao says he is in talks to fight McGregor
Author: 0 Pacquiao says he is in talks to fight McGregor

Speaking to AFP about the possibility of meeting McGregor in the ring, Pacquiao said: "If we can negotiate it, I have no problem. It is okay with both of us". Their last meeting was at UFC 202 in August 2016, with McGregor winning by majority decision. He's teased possible match-ups , though. Pacquiao on the other hand lost his last match against Australian Jeff Horn in the WBO welterweight world title fight.

Sports Derrick Rose apologizes to Cavaliers teammates for absence
Author: 0 Derrick Rose apologizes to Cavaliers teammates for absence

It's hard not to feel sad for what Rose is going through, but there's at least one person, who doesn't sympathize with the former NBA MVP. Rose confirmed an ESPN report that he apologized to his teammates on Wednesday before shootaround and pledged to support the Cavs during his rehabilitation process.

Sports Cubs bolster rotation by signing RHP Tyler Chatwood to 3-year deal
Author: 0 Cubs bolster rotation by signing RHP Tyler Chatwood to 3-year deal

Chatwood passes the age test with his 28th birthday coming next weekend, and his GB% and road numbers suggest that he will be a fine addition in the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. Chatwood compiled a 40-46 record with two saves and a 4.31 ERA in six major league seasons with the Los Angeles Angels and Rockies. The 27-year-old Chatwood was one of the youngest and most intriguing free agents on the market.

Sports Joe Thomas sounds off on Roger Goodell's rich new contract
Author: 0 Joe Thomas sounds off on Roger Goodell's rich new contract

A person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press it is worth nearly $200 million, with a base of $40 million. His tenure also included the controversial Bountygate and Deflategate sagas, both of which became conflicts with the NFL Players Association regarding the commissioner's power to not only hand out suspensions but also oversee player appeals.

Sports Ian Malcolm Talks About Dinosaurs In Jurassic World 2 Footage
Author: 0 Ian Malcolm Talks About Dinosaurs In Jurassic World 2 Footage

With his focus on terror and suspense, mixed in with the high adventure of the first Jurassic World , it's sure to be a great mix that helps brings back what made Jurassic Park great back in the 1990s. Overall, it looks like the sequel will be better than its predecessor. The two finally got together by the end of Jurassic World , but given that several years have passed since the movie, we're not certain about the status between the two in The Fallen Kingdom .

Sports Padres last of seven suitors to pitch Japanese star Shohei Ohtani
Author: 0 Padres last of seven suitors to pitch Japanese star Shohei Ohtani

What does that mean for the St. Louis Cardinals? Adding to the unusual circumstances is that the 23-year-old can only be signed to a minor league deal paid out of a given MLB team's global signing-bonus pool money, meaning that the likes of the Yankees and Red Sox couldn't have brought bring their considerable financial advantages to the table.

Sports Steph Curry Will Miss Wednesday's Game in Charlotte With Ankle Injury
Author: 0 Steph Curry Will Miss Wednesday's Game in Charlotte With Ankle Injury

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry seriously hurt his ankle on Monday night against the New Orleans Pelicans . Shaun Livingston will likely draw the start on Wednesday for Golden State. Curry's right foot rolled over Moore's foot and the Warriors point guard fell to the floor. Curry suffered the injury late in the fourth quarter when he appeared to step on the foot of New Orleans'? X-rays were negative and he will undergo an MRI on Tuesday, the Warriors confirmed.

Sports Ravens CB Jimmy Smith reportedly suspended 4 games for PEDs
Author: 0 Ravens CB Jimmy Smith reportedly suspended 4 games for PEDs

He was put on injured reserve again at the beginning of this season, but was brought back at the start of November. Like Smith, he was able to serve his suspension while on IR. Before Sunday, the Ravens' standard formula was to rely heavily on the NFL's most opportunistic defense and make sure the offense simply held onto the football.

Sports Rickie Fowler fires seven birdies in a row at Hero World Challenge
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler fires seven birdies in a row at Hero World Challenge

Starting the day seven shots behind Charley Hoffman, Fowler birdied his first seven holes to ultimately shoot an 11-under 61 to win by four shots at 18 under. Toxicology reports revealed a plethora of prescription drugs in his system at the time of the arrest, including pain killers. Click on the video above to see Fowler's seven straight birdies! .

Sports Cards, Giants have framework for Stanton deal
Author: 0 Cards, Giants have framework for Stanton deal

Both teams met with Stanton last week, with the slugger having final say because of the no-trade clause built into his contract. Although this news makes a Stanton trade seem imminent, it's important to remember that he remains in control of his destiny.

Sports Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson given permission to contact other teams
Author: 0 Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson given permission to contact other teams

Ole Miss will be on probation for three years, and will vacate the records of all wins in which ineligible student-athletes participated. "The additional postseason ban is excessive and does not take into account the corrective actions that we have made in personnel, structure, policies and processes to address the issues", the school said in a statement .

Sports Yankees tab Aaron Boone as next manager
Author: 0 Yankees tab Aaron Boone as next manager

Since retiring from baseball in 2010, Boone has been an analyst for ESPN , appearing on Monday Night Baseball , Baseball Tonight , and most recently Sunday Night Baseball . "And I very much think that my job as manager would be to forge really strong relationships where these players understand that me and my staff are going to really care about them, that they're going to be able to trust us".

Sports Frost to be named Nebraska football head coach
Author: 0 Frost to be named Nebraska football head coach

UCF's wild double overtime 62-55 victory over high-powered Memphis in the AAC Championship Game closed the books on a 12-0 season as the Knights prepare for their bowl game, which will likely be the Peach Bowl against an at-large power-conference team.

Sports Syria Intercepts Israeli Missile Attack Near Damascus
Author: 0 Syria Intercepts Israeli Missile Attack Near Damascus

Syrian air defences intercepted at least two Israeli missiles fired at a government "military position" in Damascus province early Saturday but the attack still caused damage, state media reported. A report from the BBC in September alleged that Iran had established a military base in Syria, south of the capital; while Iranian forces may not have an overwhelming presence in the country, numerous militias - including Lebanon's Hezbollah - that are aligned with the Syrian regime are bankrolled ...

Sports Woods opens with 69 at Hero World Challenge
Author: 0 Woods opens with 69 at Hero World Challenge

Woods briefly took the lead outright in the second round at 9-under, and later fell back to 7-under, tied for fourth place. Tiger shot a four under 68 to go to seven under, five shots off the lead as Charley Hoffman carded a magnificent 63, with six birdies, two pars and a single bogey on a front nine which he completed in just 31 shots.

Sports England get lucky but Gareth Southgate urges caution
Author: 0 England get lucky but Gareth Southgate urges caution

Gareth Southgate has stressed that England "cannot go to a World Cup and not try to win it". The Hand of God plucked the ball containing England's name from a pot during the draw staged inside Moscow's State Kremlin Palace. The draw stirred fond memories for Southgate of playing for England against Tunisia at France 98, a match they won 2-0. Speaking to talkSPORT following the World Cup draw, the 47-year-old said: "If you look at the groups, because of the seeding you get two ...

Sports Paul Pogba has a message for Mourinho ahead of Arsenal, City games
Author: 0 Paul Pogba has a message for Mourinho ahead of Arsenal, City games

The 24-year-old played 84 minutes of the victory at Vicarage Road and notched up a goal and an assist for Jose Mourinho's men in an impressive performance. The special one takes on a "specialist in failure". Then again, Mourinho has earned the right to lord it over his French rival with only two defeats in 17 matches against Wenger.

Sports Victoria's Secret Models Under Fire For Rapping N-Word
Author: 0 Victoria's Secret Models Under Fire For Rapping N-Word

The problem? In a room almost devoid of black models, you can hear them clearly singing the word "nigga" in Cardi B's line: "I don't wanna choose/And I'm quick, cut a nigga off, so don't get comfortable". Requests for comment made to Victoria's Secret, Cardi B and Kloss were not returned by publication time. The Bronx bombshell performed her chart-topping smash " Bodak Yellow " at the British awards show, which took place at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.

Sports Sam Allardyce to be named new Everton manager in next 48 hours
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce to be named new Everton manager in next 48 hours

Palace chairman Steve Parish agreed to his departure and it is believed the south London club would receive a compensation package of around £2m if Allardyce takes a new job before next summer. The club's fortunes haven't improved with the exit of Koeman, with Everton recording one win, one draw and five defeats in all competitions since Unsworth took the reins in late October.

Sports Pain-free Tiger Woods is now out-driving Dustin Johnson
Author: 0 Pain-free Tiger Woods is now out-driving Dustin Johnson

Woods didn't elaborate on a score or whether he played a full 18 holes, but sounded pleased with his game as he discussed his preparation of late ahead of the 18-man tournament he'll compete in and host, the proceeds of which benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation.

Sports Stokes 'not Australia-bound' after picture suggests Ashes call
Author: 0 Stokes 'not Australia-bound' after picture suggests Ashes call

Instead, he is expected to spend time with his parents in Christchurch, and may look to play some form of domestic cricket in New Zealand as he steps up his return to action. Stokes was arrested for his part in an incident outside a Bristol nightclub following England's third one-day global victory against West Indies.

Sports Oklahoma State's Gundy eyed for Tennessee coaching spot
Author: 0 Oklahoma State's Gundy eyed for Tennessee coaching spot

Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports reports the OSU Head Coach is now a target of UT. Gundy was rumored to be a candidate the last time the Tennessee job was open in 2012. He is the longest-tenured and winningest coach in Cowboys' history and hasn't had a losing season since his first year in Stillwater, Okla. But a poor record against rival Oklahoma, and not ever taking the next step to legitimate national title contention, could be a source of frustration for all involved at Oklahoma State.

Sports Fizdale fired as Grizzlies head coach
Author: 0 Fizdale fired as Grizzlies head coach

Fizdale was in his second season as head coach of the Grizzlies after long being one of the league's most highly regarded assistant coaches. The former Grizzlies coach made a huge mistake by sitting out a struggling Marc Gasol throughout the fourth quarter, opting instead to ride the hot hand of his small ball lineup, but failing to yield the right results, as his team proved unable to overcome a 14-point deficit to start the quarter, resulting in an eighth consecutive loss.

Sports Aqib Talib snags Michael Crabtree's chain again
Author: 0 Aqib Talib snags Michael Crabtree's chain again

Harris doesn't believe Crabtree had any intentions of playing football on Sunday and was just looking for a fight. Crabtree, Talib and Raiders offensive lineman Gabe Jackson were ejected, with Jackson's coming because he pushed an official.

Sports Texas State set to host first, second rounds of NIVC tournament
Author: 0 Texas State set to host first, second rounds of NIVC tournament

United Kingdom last hosted the first and second rounds in Lexington in 2015. The victor of Wednesday's match moves on to face the victor of Stephen F. This year's Boilermaker squad has already achieved something no other Purdue team in program history can claim as they enter the tournament with four victories over top-10 opponents.

Sports Watch Ole Miss team find out Matt Luke's interim tag was lifted
Author: 0 Watch Ole Miss team find out Matt Luke's interim tag was lifted

Of course, it's been one of the most tumultuous seasons in memory for coaches in the SEC. The Florida Gators hired Dan Mullen as head coach on Sunday, leaving MSU looking for a replacement. "I love Ole Miss , I love you guys (the team) and they will have to run me out of here", Luke said. Luke will receive a $3 million base salary next season, and that figure increases each year through the contract's duration, which lasts until December 31, 2021.

Sports Alabama plays 3-on-5 basketball after fight, ejections and injury
Author: 0 Alabama plays 3-on-5 basketball after fight, ejections and injury

Three-on-five basketball? That is exactly what Alabama encountered against Minnesota on Saturday. This isn't the the Iron Bowl but Alabama and Minnesota had to be separated just now after Nate Mason was ejected for talking smack. Petty, a freshman, led the way with 16. In fact, Alabama ended up playing better when they were playing 3-on-5 than when they had a whole team. Honestly, how can Minnesota feel good about itself after barely winning a game against just three players? ...

Sports Henrikh Mkhitaryan offered Man United escape route
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan offered Man United escape route

Everybody works to have a chance so it's as simple as that". "It was a battle because Brighton were very good", Mourinho said. Pires said on the Premier League Today programme when talking about the Manchester United midfielder: " He is a great player with good quality, but he knows that he needs to prove in every game ".

Sports Westbrook's 34 points lead Thunder past Warriors, 108-91
Author: 0 Westbrook's 34 points lead Thunder past Warriors, 108-91

This wasn't "just another game", as Durant had insisted said before. In a time when we realize athletes are business savvy multimillionaires who tend to pal around off the court, this feels authentic. I just think it's too hyped. Yes, this should settle things right down. We know that Durant is not afraid to play to the drama - or even to create it.

Sports Italy move above England despite World Cup miss
Author: 0 Italy move above England despite World Cup miss

Tunisia, who also booked their 2018 World Cup ticket during the latest global break, are the second highest ranked team on the continent, and climbed one spot up to 27th position in the overall ranking. DR Congo with 764 points and 36th position in the world are fourth. Morocco (40), 6. Burkina Faso (44), 7. Football governing body FIFA have announced their latest world rankings.

Sports Election Commission grants 'two leaves' symbol to unified AIADMK
Author: 0 Election Commission grants 'two leaves' symbol to unified AIADMK

The EPS-OPS and the Sasikala-Dhinakaran factions had been fighting to win back the two leaves symbol of the AIADMK , which was suspended following the split in the party post the death of party supremo J Jayalalithaa past year. EC was determined to freeze the two leaves symbol. Jayalalithaa's closest friend Sasikala is serving a four-year jail term for corruption, so Sasikala deputed her nephew Dhinakaran as her deputy and her representative in the party.

Sports Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault
Author: 0 Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault

A statement posted on his official Instagram account also says: "'We would like to clarify that he has already defended himself against the accusations, affirming that he did not participate in the episode", said a statement posted on Robinho's Instagram feed.

Sports Rod Wood: May be 'one of the biggest' Thanksgiving games ever
Author: 0 Rod Wood: May be 'one of the biggest' Thanksgiving games ever

Second, if the Lions win Thursday, it would give Detroit the same record as Los Angeles. "I'm excited to go up there", said Reiff, who's the softest-spoken member of an offensive line that's as low-key and spotlight-averse as can be. "The thing I like the most about Case is he's got big (guts)". We're not anxious about all of the build up and things of that nature. He's not afraid.

Sports Eden Hazard reacts to Chelsea's 4-0 win over Qarabag
Author: 0 Eden Hazard reacts to Chelsea's 4-0 win over Qarabag

A little bit of contact. Qarabag out together a nice passing move and then get a pit of luck, a Medvedev's heavy touch ends up sliding through to Michel , and then it's Chelsea who get the luck as Michel beats Courtois and rattles the crossbar.

Author: 0 Juventus Confirm Key Man Will Miss Barcelona Clash With Thigh Issue

The Argentine's future is still undecided, with his current deal expiring in June 2018. LaLiga's president Javier Tebas claimed earlier this month a contract has now been signed, although questions remain over whether that is the case. "I want to be playing with Leo for another three, four or five years". Messi's future has been the matter for much debate ever since the terms of his new contract were agreed nearly five months ago.

Sports Former Braves top prospect Kevin Maitan now a free agent
Author: 0 Former Braves top prospect Kevin Maitan now a free agent

The Braves might be the ones who are paying the price, but this is clearly meant as a message from commissioner Rob Manfred, with more and more global players coming into the game. The Braves will also lose a third-round pick in the 2018 draft (penalty for the Waters infraction), and their global signing bonus money will be drastically reduced through July 2021.

Sports Giants Beat Slumping Chiefs in OT, 12-9
Author: 0 Giants Beat Slumping Chiefs in OT, 12-9

Last season they were 10th in total defense, and this season they're 29th. They also average giving up 26.4 points per game which rank second to last before this week. His clock management continues to be a joke in Kansas City as he is too focused on what plays to call and loses track of the clock. In their best performance of the year, NY held the Chiefs' fifth-ranked offense to just nine points while creating three turnovers, including two interceptions of Smith, who had just one pick all ...

Sports Brandon Peters injured in MI loss to Wisconsin
Author: 0 Brandon Peters injured in MI loss to Wisconsin

MI tied the game with 2:24 left in the second quarter. Wisconsin got the defensive challenge it expected from MI, but it proved to be the more complete team, and it got big throws in big moments down the stretch from Hornibrook to pull away and earn another convincing win.

Sports Chargers rout Bills in Peterman's disastrous debut
Author: 0 Chargers rout Bills in Peterman's disastrous debut

By now most Bills fans are aware that Buffalo's offense has been slow in getting into a rhythm at the start of games. But Peterman threw his third interception to Tre Boston while getting planted on his back by Bosa, and Allen then caught his first touchdown pass since the Chargers' opener on a handsome back-shoulder throw by Rivers.

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