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Sports Aly Raisman calls out sexual assault victim shamers, Gabby Douglas apologizes
Author: 0 Aly Raisman calls out sexual assault victim shamers, Gabby Douglas apologizes

Biles weighed in after a social media post by three-time Olympic gold medallist Raisman, who recently revealed she had been sexually abused by U.S. team doctor Larry Nassar , triggered a critical response from Douglas. "You always stand up and speak out for what is right and I'm SO happy that I have you to look up to!" Douglas, after trying to explain her initial tweet to some followers, posted an apology .

Sports Trump prods basketball players released in China to thank him
Author: 0 Trump prods basketball players released in China to thank him

While in Hong Kong on a promotional trip this week , LaVar Ball did not answer questions regarding Trump interceding with his China counterpart Xi Jinping to get LiAngelo Ball and his UCLA basketball teammates Cody Riley and Jalen Hill released after they were detained on suspicion of shoplifting.

Sports David Goffin stuns Roger Federer for career-best result — ATP Finals
Author: 0 David Goffin stuns Roger Federer for career-best result — ATP Finals

Despite Wednesday's defeat, Goffin will face Thiem on Friday for a place in the semi-finals after the Austrian beat Pablo Carreno Busta, who was drafted into the draw following Nadal's withdrawal, 6-3 3-6 6-4. He soon broke again and he eased to victory as he set up a meeting with Federer. Roger was the best player of the tournament so far together with Grigor Dimitrov and he was on a steady course towards the final after the first set, keeping the points on his racquet and creating no ...

Sports Top 10 Players Who Scored More Points Than Lonzo Ball
Author: 0 Top 10 Players Who Scored More Points Than Lonzo Ball

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball took one look over and decided it wasn't for him, so he walked to the bench. He plays 32 minutes per game, and in 16 games he had one game with 0 (zero) points, one game with 2 points, one game with 3 points (so let's wait for the 1-point game?), and only four double-digit points.

Sports I'm surprised anyone would reject Everton manager role - David Unsworth
Author: 0 I'm surprised anyone would reject Everton manager role - David Unsworth

For me it is a normal situation, I understand the question, but I am here to talk about West Ham. "There are too many games coming up in quick succession". Silva recognises that Moyes' presence presents his team with a challenge they can not necessarily prepare for. "Everyone must know that by now, surely", he said .

Sports Macau GP: Irwin takes maiden win in red-flagged race
Author: 0 Macau GP: Irwin takes maiden win in red-flagged race

Hegarty became the 16th rider to die on the circuit in its 63-year history. A statement from the race organisers on Twitter read: " The Macau Grand Prix Committee extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Daniel ". Mr Hegarty's fatal accident was the first at Macau since Luis Carreira from Portugal was killed in qualifying in 2012. Saturday's Motorcycle Grand Prix was won by Northern Ireland's Glenn Irwin - after five completed laps - in front of Peter Hickman and ...

Sports Survival specialist Pulis under pressure as West Brom slumps
Author: 0 Survival specialist Pulis under pressure as West Brom slumps

Pulis' cause has not been helped as Nacer Chadli has been ruled out with a hip injury, while James Morrison requires surgery on an Achilles problem. "The most important thing is the football club". The frustration this season is compounded because of a feeling Pulis is working with the best squad West Brom have assembled in the Premier League era, after more than £40m was spent in the summer to bring in Burke, Jay Rodriguez, Kieran Gibbs and Gareth Barry among others as well as ...

Sports Danica Patrick to retire after Daytona 500, Indy 500
Author: 0 Danica Patrick to retire after Daytona 500, Indy 500

Although all reports indicate she's had no luck lining up a full-time ride next season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Patrick is putting together a plan to run in the two biggest events in American racing, USA TODAY's A.J. "But this seems right, and this seems good". She said longtime boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Patrick plans to focus on her other ventures after her retirement from driving, which include a winery, a fitness program and an athletic wear line.

Sports South Carolina Women's Hoops Teams Turns Down White House Invitation
Author: 0 South Carolina Women's Hoops Teams Turns Down White House Invitation

There's more to this story that incompatible schedules, though. President Trump on Friday will host several 2016-2017 NCAA championship teams at the White House. Those quotes caught the attention of Nikki Haley , the USA ambassador to the United Nations and former SC governor. Though an invitation was eventually extended, Staley's team will be sitting this one out.

Sports Australia recall wicketkeeper Tim Paine in Ashes opener bombshell
Author: 0 Australia recall wicketkeeper Tim Paine in Ashes opener bombshell

Surprise, certainly, at the unexpected advance of Tim Paine , and the eighth recall of Shaun Marsh , but also an inkling of a weakness to exploit: specifically the lack of a fifth bowler in Australia's ranks. The 32-year-old replaces Wade and is selected ahead of Peter Nevill , who was widely expected to get a recall. In what appears certain to be England's last full dig before next week's first Test, the visitors went to lunch on day three at 7-439 in Townsville with a first-innings ...

Sports Wenger: Cazorla's injury is the worst I've ever seen
Author: 0 Wenger: Cazorla's injury is the worst I've ever seen

Originally a speedy winger, Walcott has often tried to push the idea that he could be Arsenal's central striker; basically the same move that Thierry Henry made - one that turned him into a club legend and one of the best players in the world.

Sports Coleman leaves Wales post
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But Coleman was to lead Wales to their first major tournament for 58 years and took them to the semi-finals of Euro 2016. The Championship outfit have undergone a painstaking search over the past three weeks as they look to appoint the right man to lead them out of the bottom of the league table and into the upper echelons of England's second division.

Sports Conte growing a beard, hoping to grow Chelsea's winning streak as well
Author: 0 Conte growing a beard, hoping to grow Chelsea's winning streak as well

There were reports of a falling out between Luiz and Conte, but Italian coach revealed the defender has returned to the squad. "When it's a technical decision, every single player has to react well and accept my decision". "For sure, he's only 21 years old, but he's playing with great maturity". He helped me a lot last season, and also this season. Luiz was majestic for The Blues last season as they won the league with a record 30 wins out of 38 matches.

Sports The NFL is not backing down from Jerry Jones' threats
Author: 0 The NFL is not backing down from Jerry Jones' threats

For what it is worth, it has also been reported that there are more owners than just Jerry Jones who want to halt Goodell's contract extension. The letter, first reported by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal , was written by outside counsel for the compensation committee and given to the AP by a person who requested anonymity because it was not meant to be made public.

Sports LeBron James Says Draymond Green Is Right About Playing Too Many Minutes
Author: 0 LeBron James Says Draymond Green Is Right About Playing Too Many Minutes

That was evident again on Wednesday as the Cavs continued their mastery over the Charlotte Hornets with a 115-107 National Basketball Association ( NBA ) victory at the Spectrum Centre. "He did a ton yesterday, and he feels good today", Clifford said. Lebron James who was just one rebound shy from a triple double, lead his team with 23 points, 12 assists and 9 rebounds.

Sports Why Arsenal aren't underdogs against Tottenham
Author: 0 Why Arsenal aren't underdogs against Tottenham

Mike Dean will referee his seventh North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham on Saturday, the Premier League has confirmed . "But Harry Kane , Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen are not going anywhere in a hurry and they are moving into a new stadium in order to compete".

Sports Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber wins 2017 American League Cy Young Award
Author: 0 Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber wins 2017 American League Cy Young Award

Midway through the season, it seemed like a sure thing that Sale would win his first Cy Young award. But Sale tailed off down the stretch, sporting a 4.09 ERA while going 4-4 over the final two months of the regular season. The Dodger left-hander received three first-place votes, 25 second-place votes and one vote each for third and fourth place, which gave him 126 points.

Sports South Africa loses bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup to France
Author: 0 South Africa loses bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup to France

There had been a huge amount of money and time invested in producing a 139-page evaluation report that considered all aspects of the three countries bidding to host the event. World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont described the selection process as the "most transparent and comprehensive" in the organisation's history. The credibility of this process for World.

Sports Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott withdrawing suspension appeal
Author: 0 Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott withdrawing suspension appeal

Can Ezekiel Elliott rush for over 1,000 yards this season? Mr. Elliott's desire for closure in this matter is in his best interests, as well as the best interests of his team-mates, family and friends. "That's not how I want to be seen". In a statement Wednesday, Elliott's side said withdrawing the appeal is in "no way an admission to any wrongdoing".

Sports What does firing of AD mean for Bret Bielema?
Author: 0 What does firing of AD mean for Bret Bielema?

Long, who previously served as Arkansas AD from 2008 until Wednesday, has more than 35 years of college football experience as an administrator, coach and athlete. Several issues were thought to be a part of the discussion, including the performance of Long and the football program, along with the fate of Arkansas' long tradition of playing in Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium once per season.

Sports Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne facing up to three months out after back surgery
Author: 0 Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne facing up to three months out after back surgery

Klopp had earlier said on Clyne's injury, "Nathaniel is working hard on his rehab and we have kept a close eye on his progress, but the reality is we are looking at some time still before he is back and available for selection. He played the full 90 minutes for Senegal in their 2-0 victory over South Africa. The former Southampton player injured his back during the summer, and has not featured at all this term.

Sports Martellus Bennett calls return to Patriots 'surreal' after Packers exit
Author: 0 Martellus Bennett calls return to Patriots 'surreal' after Packers exit

So, on that basis it's not weird at all that he might slide right into the lineup and produce. It didn't take long for Martellus Bennett to find a new home after the Green Bay Packers waived him on Wednesday. "I was like, 'Bill, I just want to go to sleep right now.' (Belichick said), 'Oh, it's a Friday". "Last week, I thought I was going to be on IR, so it's just been a surreal week for me".

Sports Dana White planning to bring boxing to the UFC
Author: 0 Dana White planning to bring boxing to the UFC

Even though he was stopped by technical knockout in the tenth round of that battle, he's never been stopped via knockout in mixed martial arts. "I just know how good we are at what we do", White said. Although White agreed when asked by the LA Times whether a loaded stable like Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions could use his frontman skills as promoter, there is no plan in place as to whether UFC will work alone or partner with an established group.

Sports World Cup qualifier match report Italy v Sweden 13 November 2017
Author: 0 World Cup qualifier match report Italy v Sweden 13 November 2017

That's why I keep talking about courage, about taking the initiative and go for it when we have the chance", said Sweden coach Janne Andersson. "[Manager Gian Piero] Ventura is not the only one to blame". Italy are meanwhile superstars having won the competition four times - 1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006 - and lost two finals in 1970 and 1994. "Not for me, but for the football movement, because we failed something that could've been truly important for the country.

Sports LeBron James, Cavaliers ride the subway before game against Knicks
Author: 0 LeBron James, Cavaliers ride the subway before game against Knicks

Still, it's startling to see a LeBron James-led team being projected to miss the playoffs after seven straight Finals appearances. The trip was documented both by the NBA's Twitter account and LeBron James on Uninterrupted . Must've been a Knicks fan. "Forty-five minute bus ride or six-minute train ride". The MTA responded to James' video thanking him for riding the subway while also reminding him NY is a Knicks city.

Sports Roger Goodell wants lifetime use of private jet, report says
Author: 0 Roger Goodell wants lifetime use of private jet, report says

Goodell, who now makes approximately $30 million per year, reportedly is seeking an annual salary of almost $50 million, a private jet for life and lifetime health insurance for his family. It's not too surprising, though, considering Jones and Blank are at odds over commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension . "He can stand to show some humility, but he won't listen to staff".

Sports Chiefs' Roy Miller Arrested for Domestic Battery in Florida
Author: 0 Chiefs' Roy Miller Arrested for Domestic Battery in Florida

A police report states that officers were called to a home where police met Miller's wife, Nicole. The argument turned physical and Nicole Miller told police that he grabbed her by the hair and pushed her around. He agreed to speak with police outside. The report says the two have been married for six and a half years. "This morning we were informed about an incident involving one of our players, Roy Miller ", the statement read.

Sports Washington Redskins receiver makes leaping 1-handed catch for touchdown
Author: 0 Washington Redskins receiver makes leaping 1-handed catch for touchdown

The Redskins were losers in their second straight home contest, with a sound 38-27 loss to the Minnesota Vikings . It will feel like a big game, but the Vikings won't be required to win it. Per their long-term and recent history, the Vikings will be preparing for a big game while answering questions about their quarterbacks. If Keenum starts to struggle, they won't hesitate to make the change.

Sports Conor McGregor shoves referee after jumping into ring at Bellator 187
Author: 0 Conor McGregor shoves referee after jumping into ring at Bellator 187

Conor McGregor was cageside at Friday's Bellator 187 event at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland supporting several of his teammates, including middleweight Charlie Ward who earned a knockout victory over John Redmond. McGregor and Goddard have been at odds before. Walking around the cage side wherever and whenever he wanted. "Viacom and Bellator hold the safety and well-being of our staff in the highest regard and we're now reviewing the situation".

Sports Butch Jones fired by Tennessee
Author: 0 Butch Jones fired by Tennessee

As bad as the season has gone, UT still has a slim chance at bowl eligibility; it must win both its remaining games. Tennessee's Interm Head Coach Is? Hoke took over as the defensive line coach for the Volunteers this season after spending last season as the defensive coordinator at Oregon.

Sports Ronaldo announces birth of fourth child, Alana Martina
Author: 0 Ronaldo announces birth of fourth child, Alana Martina

Cristiano announced the happy news on his Instagram page, sharing a photo of himself with Georgina in hospital. Both Geo and Alana are fine! Alana is Ronaldo's fourth child. Speaking about life as a father last week, Ronaldo said: "Being a father is a unique and personal journey, something that has changed me completely".