Moscow says Russian Olympic ban created to sour pre-election mood

But she says the tougher pill for her to swallow is missing out on standing on the podium at the 2008 Games because of all the additional support she would have received as an Olympic medallist. "We will definitely not be announcing any sort of block... More..

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Messi forgoes opportunity to be the world's highest paid player
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Messi forgoes opportunity to be the world's highest paid player

The 30-year-old retired from worldwide duty after losing the Copa America Centenario final to Chile in 2016, the same side that pipped them to the trophy one year prior. "I would have to review them to see wh...More..

Australia rip through England to win second Test — THE ASHES
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Australia rip through England to win second Test — THE ASHES

Root's innings was always going to be crucial to his team's chances of chasing down a record 354 at Adelaide Oval and although the innings limped on into a second hour, the hope raised among the English on Tu...More..

Jeremy Pruitt set to cash in as Tennessee coach
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Jeremy Pruitt set to cash in as Tennessee coach

Pruitt returned to the SEC in 2014 to be the Georgia defensive coordinator for two seasons before landing back in Alabama in 2016 and winning another championship. Numerous names emerged throughout the proces...More..

England could face Scotland at Euro 2020 if both qualify for finals
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

England could face Scotland at Euro 2020 if both qualify for finals

Cardiff and Stockholm had also been in contention to host the extra games. After been selected as one of the host cities in September 2014, it was confirmed that the Aviva Stadium would host two Republic of...More..

Sixers trade Okafor to Nets
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Sixers trade Okafor to Nets

The trade comes in after Okafor requested to be bought out from the 76ers but the team denied that request. Eventually. The 21-year old point guard is still recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right kne...More..

Warren Moon requests leave of absence from Seahawks radio broadcast
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Warren Moon requests leave of absence from Seahawks radio broadcast

The lawsuit, filed Monday in California by Moon's executive assistant at Sports 1 Marketing, alleged that Moon required the plaintiff, Wendy Haskell, to wear thong underwear and sleep in his bed on work trips...More..

European Union reveals first tax haven blacklist
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

European Union reveals first tax haven blacklist

An existing list of tax havens compiled by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) now includes only Trinidad and Tobago. The EU adopted on Tuesday (5 December) a blacklist of 17 tax ...More..

NFL's Roger Goodell signs contract extension reportedly worth up to $200M
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

NFL's Roger Goodell signs contract extension reportedly worth up to $200M

Less than 24 hours after Jerry Jones said that a new contract for Roger Goodell wouldn't be getting done this week, the NFL's 32 owners chose to do one anyway. The owners will all get together on December 1...More..

In Austria, the court legalized same-sex marriage from 2019
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

In Austria, the court legalized same-sex marriage from 2019

Officials looked into the current law following a complaint from two women who were upset over being denied a formal marriage by authorities in Vienna. Despite the country's soon-coming legalization of marriag...More..

[Teams] Liverpool vs Spartak Moscow: Confirmed Line-Ups From Anfield
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

[Teams] Liverpool vs Spartak Moscow: Confirmed Line-Ups From Anfield

Can, Wijnaldum and Coutinho named alongside Salah, Mane and Firmino. James Milner whipped in a cross from the left which Mane met first-time with an unstoppable volley and then a deflected shot from Coutinh...More..

IPL franchises allowed to retain up to five players
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

IPL franchises allowed to retain up to five players

The Governing Council meeting was attended by the members of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA). The salary cap has also been increased for uncapped players. - Maximum of two Overseas...More..

Fire rages near Bel Air, the Getty museum in Los Angeles
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Fire rages near Bel Air, the Getty museum in Los Angeles

Murdoch lives in the 7,500-square-foot house with his wife Jerry Hall. The Santa Anas are strong, dry winds that high-pressure systems push from east to west, from the mountains and desert areas down into the...More..

Manchester Derby: De Bruyne insists Pogba's absence not
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Manchester Derby: De Bruyne insists Pogba's absence not "karma"

After late victories against Huddersfield Town and Southampton, Silva scored with seven minutes on the clock for a City side who, in cantering to an eight-point lead, are showing all the hallmarks of champions-...More..

Metropolitan Opera suspends conductor James Levine over sexual abuse claims
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Metropolitan Opera suspends conductor James Levine over sexual abuse claims

Details of the police report were first reported Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, on the New York Post website. Chris Brown, who played principal bass in the St. Levine's representatives haven't responded to message...More..

UCL: Juve, United, Roma secure round of 16 spots; Atletico crash out
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

UCL: Juve, United, Roma secure round of 16 spots; Atletico crash out

Powered by a front three of Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe, PSG had set a group-stage record of 24 goals before kick-off at the Allianz Arena, but were comfortably seen off by the five-time champion...More..

JuJu Smith-Schuster Levels & Taunts Injured Vontaze Burfict
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

JuJu Smith-Schuster Levels & Taunts Injured Vontaze Burfict

While Bell was running with the ball towards the first down marker, Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was lining himself up and getting ready to make a tackle when he became the victim of an illegal peel-b...More..

SCOTUS Appears Ready to Rule In Favor of NJ Sports Betting
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

SCOTUS Appears Ready to Rule In Favor of NJ Sports Betting

Writing for the website of the Cato Institute, a self-described think tank devoted to the principles of individual liberty and limited government, Ilya Shapiro wrote: "It's never smart to bet on the outcome of ...More..

Auburn Tigers learn their bowl fate | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Auburn Tigers learn their bowl fate | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Malzhan, an Arkansas champion high school coach at Hughes, Shiloh Christian and Springdale before his collegiate debut as Arkansas' offensive coordinator in 2006 followed by coordinating Tulsa and Auburn offens...More..

Warriors' Stephen Curry seriously hurts ankle in win against Pelicans
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Warriors' Stephen Curry seriously hurts ankle in win against Pelicans

We're a championship team. While he's boasted a clean bill of health through the last five seasons, the 6-foot-3 floor general was once an injury-riddled asset amid chronic ankle issues, which he's kept at ba...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Comerica Bank Boosts Stake in Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 6 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, February 9 by Deutsche Bank. The company moved in the past week with shift of -...More..

No. 2 Sooners bound for Rose Bowl, will face No. 3 Georgia
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

No. 2 Sooners bound for Rose Bowl, will face No. 3 Georgia

Kickoff for the CFP semifinal game at the Rose Bowl presented by Northwestern Mutual between the third-ranked Bulldogs (12-1) and the Big 12 champion Sooners (12-1) will be at 4 p.m. The Tigers earned the No....More..

Ohio State, USC to play in Cotton Bowl
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Ohio State, USC to play in Cotton Bowl

He broke out for two big runs, one for 77 yards and the other for 53 - both set up a field goal or touchdown. Darnold has 3,787 yards passing and 31 USC touchdowns (26 passing, five rushing). This will be Ohio ...More..

Heisman Trophy finalists for 2017 announced
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Heisman Trophy finalists for 2017 announced

Jackson also leads the NCAA in total offense per game (411.0 total yards per game), total yards (4,932) and is tied for third in total touchdowns (42). In 12 games, Love failed to reach 100 yards just once, and...More..

Jimbo Fisher introduced as Texas A&M head football coach
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Jimbo Fisher introduced as Texas A&M head football coach

Fisher had an 83-23 with the Seminoles and won the 2013 BCS national championship with a 14-0 record. It is not clear yet what Fisher's salary would be for the 2018 season. "I had no plans of ever leaving the...More..

Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out

In short, United are not going to suddenly deliver the worst defensive display in their history, but they will be keen to put this game to bed as early as possible before focusing on the massive Premier League...More..

Jimmy Smith Suspended Four Games Under NFL's PED Policy
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Jimmy Smith Suspended Four Games Under NFL's PED Policy

He will serve his suspension while on injured reserve and be eligible to play at the start of next season. He made three interceptions and led the Ravens with nine passes broken up. Smith has played his entire ...More..

Jim Harbaugh swipes at Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio on Twitter
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Jim Harbaugh swipes at Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio on Twitter

Sunday afternoon it was announced that Michigan would take on SC in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day and Michigan State would be taking on Washington State in the Holiday Bowl. Since coming to Michigan...More..

LaVar Ball pulls Lonzo Ball's brother LiAngelo Ball from UCLA
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

LaVar Ball pulls Lonzo Ball's brother LiAngelo Ball from UCLA

We're told LaVar believes the suspension was unfair, especially since the charges were dropped. "I told my boys that one of them wasn't going to make it". 2 by the Lakers. Alford indicated last week that he...More..

Herm Edwards named as Arizona State football head coach
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Herm Edwards named as Arizona State football head coach

The Herm Edwards era at Arizona State has officially begun. "In the spirit of innovation, our vision for this program is to have a head coach who serves as a CEO and is the central leader with a collaborative...More..