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by | November 17, 2017 | 07:30

Cheika has picked the strongest side available, but the good news for England is that the Wallabies are without two of their best players - Israel Folau and David Pocock, who have both been permitted to miss the tour to Europe. Joe Launchbury replaces fellow lock George Kruis, who doesn't even make the squad, and Jonny May returns to the left wing after injury. Jonny May's recovery from a hamstring strain puts him on the right wing, while Mike Brown's failure to recover from ...

by | November 17, 2017 | 06:36

The last National Basketball Association player to put up at least 40 points, 7 assists and 7 blocks in a single game: Julius Erving in 1982 . The NBA didn't record blocks before 73-74. Not far from anyone's mind is the fact that Lonzo Ball has been struggling as of late, averaging 9 points, 6.9 assists, and 1.3 steals per-game while shooting 23 percent from 3-point land.

by | November 17, 2017 | 04:11

Altuve batted a major league-best.346. Along with All-Stars Carlos Correa and George Springer, Altuve formed one-third of a powerful lineup that carried the Astros to a 101-61 record and a World Series title. He matched Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto (1950) and Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Bobby Shantz (1952) as the shortest players to win the award. Voting for the award was completed before the postseason.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:44

He drilled three home runs in Houston's playoff opener against the Boston Red Sox , tallied three-multi hit games in the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees and hit a clutch extra-innings home run in Game 2 of the World Series, which Houston won.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:53

He's down in Sydney ahead of this weekend's UFC card, and he once again got into it with former heavyweight champ and Brazilian maniac Fabricio Werdum . "When I walked past him, he looked at me and said "filthy Brazilians". He could have hurt me. "I don't know why he insists on this mistake of speaking of the Brazilians..." He wants media, wants to copy Conor McGregor.

by | November 16, 2017 | 23:50

Rojo told TyC Sports . "Up until now, I have not had any problems but training is not the same as a match". "I have to win my place back in the team so that Jorge Sampaoli considers me for the World Cup", added Rojo. Pogba is close to making his comeback, but United are keen to avoid any unnecessary risks with the midfielder's fitness. So far this campaign, though, it's been Phil Jones and Eric Bailly that has kept opposition attacks at bay impressively.

by | November 16, 2017 | 22:53

The patient was not named in the study , but study lead author Dr. Bennet Omalu confirmed that it was former National Football League player Fred McNeill, who died in 2015, CNN reported. McNeil was a first round pick in 1974 out of UCLA and played for the Minnesota Vikings from 1974-1985. The study comes at a time when the link between CTE and participation in football is under scrutiny.

by | November 16, 2017 | 22:53

Rodgers' teammates are also happy to see their MVP QB back out on the field. He is eligible to play eight weeks after October 20. "Only back if it's completely healed". "I think he's making really good progress", McCarthy said, per the team. "We've still got to wait, but it's good to see". Although it is certainly a positive sign, there are certainly a few hurdles for him to jump through before getting back on the field in an National Football League game.

by | November 16, 2017 | 22:47

Cazorla has not featured for Arsenal since the Gunners' 6-0 Champions League win over Bulgarian outfit Ludogorets last October. The 32-year-old revealed earlier this month that he was once told by a doctor he would be lucky to walk again after nearly losing his foot due to a serious infection.

by | November 16, 2017 | 21:09

So did Jaguars coach Doug Marrone, who has his team on a roll - the Jags (6-3) have won three straight - and isn't pleased that one of his players would do anything unnecessary to motivate or provoke a desperate team. "Once you get to a certain level in the league and you're dealing with a team that's winless, you don't want to be the team that loses to that team", Gipson said.

by | November 16, 2017 | 19:15

The latter dragged his side back into things with a strike on the stroke of half-time, before going on to set up three second-half goals as Nigeria emerged with a thoroughly-deserved 4-2 win. But it appears that Aguero has made a swift recovery after the scare as he declared himself available against Leicester City . But he has eased fears over his health and confirmed on Twitter that he is raring to go for Pep Guardiola's table-toppers at the King Power Stadium.

by | November 16, 2017 | 18:49

Unfortunately for Klopp, he may be without another former Southampton star in Sadio Mane for this game after the winger aggravated a previous hamstring injury during Senegal's game with South Africa during the global break. The 25-year-old moved to Merseyside from Southampton in the summer of 2016 and has gone on to establish him as a fan favourite and one of the Premier League's best players.

by | November 16, 2017 | 17:52

Dylan Larkin scored shorthanded and also had an assist; Andreas Athanasiou scored first and last, and assisted on one of Mantha's goals. Larkin got a hold of the puck and raced into Calgary's zone, pulled up in the left circle and then waited for Brodie to slide by before beating Eddie Lack.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:42

Early Thursday morning, President Donald Trump directed a pair of tweets at three UCLA basketball players who had been arrested in China for shoplifting and had thanked Trump for helping them return to the USA this week. The UCLA team had been in China for a game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai on Saturday, which UCLA won 63-60. "It was not a good subject". Trump and Xi met Thursday in Beijing.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:05

But Hakuho was bothered by what he said was inaccurate reporting, disputing coverage saying Harumafuji attacked Takanoiwa with a beer bottle and continued to rain blows down on the bleeding wrestler. It remains to be seen whether the scandal will keep die-hard sumo fans from filling the seats at the Kyushu meet where seven top-tier makuuchi division wrestlers pulled out, citing injury.

by | November 16, 2017 | 15:31

Their most expensive single ticket is £30, that comparing favourably in the division with 17 clubs more expensive. By contrast, at £100 Huddersfield not only have the Premier League's cheapest season ticket but the cheapest in any of England's top four divisions.

by | November 16, 2017 | 15:21

Wenger has always been linked with a switch to the worldwide game, with his long association with Arsenal seeing him linked to the England job as well as his native France. World-class? I think Harry Kane is world-class. Arsenal are the only team to go unbeaten throughout an entire Premier League season, and that was 2003-04.

by | November 16, 2017 | 14:50

Wiggins, Britain's most decorated Olympian and a Tour de France victor, has always denied knowing what was in the package despatched to him at the Dauphine, which he won. In their own statement, the GMC said: "UKAD have made us aware of these concerns and we are looking into these". No evidence exists to prove a case against me and in all other circumstances this would be an unqualified finding of innocence.

by | November 16, 2017 | 14:42

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been placed in Pot 4 ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw billed for Friday, December 1 in Russian Federation. England will be in pot two at the draw so we can now take a look at which teams Gareth Southgate's men could face in the group stage, and who they will definitely avoid.

by | November 16, 2017 | 09:24

Even though it is not explicit, the wording of the NFL letter could set the stage for Jones' ouster from the league, as discussed by some owners, reports the Journal . News of Jones' opinion changing on Goodell's contract first broke in September, weeks after Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was handed a six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

by | November 16, 2017 | 06:58

He's absolutely in the top 10 (players in the world). Nicklas Bendtner scored a late penalty to seal Denmark's place in Russian Federation, but it was the masterful performance of Eriksen that got Tottenham fans excited as he scored his second global hat-trick, much to the disappointment of Irish fans.

by | November 16, 2017 | 04:48

The two regional blocs issued the statement following a dialogue of their respective leaders on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila . She said the sense in the ASEAN-India Summit was that there was huge potential for further expansion of cooperation between the two sides on a range of areas.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:05

The 21-year-old began his professional career with 18 points, 10 rebounds and five assists against Washington in Philadelphia's season opener, and there were enough positive signs in that match alone to suggest Simmons was here to stay. In all, Embiid recorded 32 points and 16 rebounds in one of the finest performances of his career - the 76ers were an incredible plus-23 when he was on the court.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:59

According to the Boston Herald , the Marlins slugger won't waive his no-trade clause and accept a move to the Cardinals or Red Sox. Stanton has a no-trade clause as a part of his contract, giving him the ability to accept or decline any deals the Marlins agree to.

by | November 16, 2017 | 01:58

Voting was conducted by the Baseball Writers' Association of America , based on regular-season performance. Wednesday night, Major League Baseball and the BBWAA announced Indians ace Corey Kluber has won the 2017 AL Cy Young, with Red Sox lefty Chris Sale placing second.