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Sport Florida Investigating Whether It Can Fire Jim McElwain Without Paying Buyout
Author: 0 Florida Investigating Whether It Can Fire Jim McElwain Without Paying Buyout

The school apparently was unable to substantiate those claims, and they believe that will be enough to fire the coach with cause. Per the report, the school's investigation into possible death threats have turned up nothing and school administrators are now questioning whether or not they can fire McElwain with cause as a result.

Sport MLB Suspends Gurriel For 5 Games Next Season
Author: 0 MLB Suspends Gurriel For 5 Games Next Season

Yu Darvish of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch during the first inning against the Houston Astros in game three of the 2017 World Series at Minute Maid Park on October 27, 2017 in Houston. The first baseman will be required to undergo sensitivity training during the offseason. Darvish said he was not angry with Gurriel. "I don't want to offend him or anybody in Japan".

Sport 3 bold predictions vs. Oklahoma State
Author: 0 3 bold predictions vs. Oklahoma State

It wasn't the offensive-powered matchup everyone expected, as a combined 23 points were scored. This made for an unusual afternoon, but a suddenly stout defense prevailed against the Longhorns. Oklahoma State comes into the contest averaging 584.6 yards per game which ranks No. 1 in the nation while West Virginia is fifth (539.4). It's a full touchdown for the Pokes to cover, so will they pull it off on the road? "Oklahoma State probably knows as much about us as anybody on our schedule, so ...

Sport Winx unstoppable on way to Cox Plate trifecta
Author: 0 Winx unstoppable on way to Cox Plate trifecta

The Cox Plate is Australia's leading weight-for-age race. Instead, he rode Exospheric into eighth place. Waller has expressed a strong interest in bringing Winx to Europe in 2018, with venues such as Royal Ascot and York among the possibilities, but he said after Saturday's race that no decision is expected to be made until early next year.

Sport Pedrosa edges Zarco for pole, Marquez crashes
Author: 0 Pedrosa edges Zarco for pole, Marquez crashes

Vinales continued Yamaha's improved wet-weather form by setting the fourth fastest time, a further two tenths back. Ducati's Alvaro Bautista of Spain rode his machine to the second fastest time, posting 2:00.742, while Yamaha rider Johann Zarco of France was third fastest.

Sport French Defence Minister calls on the Prime Minister Modi
Author: 0 French Defence Minister calls on the Prime Minister Modi

In a statement, the Defence Ministry said the Ministers reviewed ongoing initiatives to strengthen bilateral defence cooperation further as a key pillar of the strategic partnership between the two countries. PM Modi was briefed on the developments in bilateral defence cooperation between India and France by Parly. India and France on Friday chose to expand military cooperation in the strategically key Indo-Pacific region, besides resolving to ramp up the overall defence and security ties.

Sport West Ham dealt double-injury blow ahead of Crystal Palace clash
Author: 0 West Ham dealt double-injury blow ahead of Crystal Palace clash

The Hammers were thumped, 3-0 by Brighton and Hove Albion in their last Premier League outing, but rebounded impressively with a 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the fourth round of the League Cup on Wednesday. "It's all very well having the same team in two matches and doing pretty well in those two matches, but that can't carry on for 29 matches". 'Managers are either good enough to be running their teams or they're not.

Sport Pascal Plancque will join Michael Appleton on the coaching staff at Leicester
Author: 0 Pascal Plancque will join Michael Appleton on the coaching staff at Leicester

Leicester shocked the football world two seasons ago by seeing off the Premier League powerhouses to secure the title, with the likes of Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez stealing the headlines. "And low moments again perhaps at the beginning of this season, but it is important to find a good consistency and balance". We will try and perform on the pitch and have good results and to find our way to the top half of the table.

Sport Kentucky judge resigns after refusing to hear gay adoption cases
Author: 0 Kentucky judge resigns after refusing to hear gay adoption cases

His resignation will be effective December 16, according to the Lexington Herald Leader . "I hope this sends a message to judges across the country that if their conscience conflicts with their duty, they must leave the bench". "His recusal would have facilitated the impartiality of the judicial system and ensured that all families had a fair opportunity for adoption". Defense attorneys Bryan Beauman and Scott Miller said Nance believes "the divinely created order of nature is that each ...

Sport Daniel Ricciardo expects close three-way fight in Mexico
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo expects close three-way fight in Mexico

Ricciardo, however, downplayed the speculation; "As long as she keeps ticking over then we'll be fine". "I think these last three races will be pretty close between the top three teams". Like Alonso, however, he will start right at the back as he has a 35-place grid penalty for multiple PU changes. Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen followed in P5, with Valtteri Bottas rounding out the top six in the second Mercedes, less than half a second off his teammate.

Sport Bills trade Marcell Dareus to Jaguars
Author: 0 Bills trade Marcell Dareus to Jaguars

We've acquired a 2018 6th round draft pick from the Jaguars for DT Marcell Dareus . Brandon Beane and Sean McDermott had Marcell Dareus flagged from the moment they made a decision to join the Buffalo Bills . Quite honestly, I had not called anyone. "That's why we felt compelled to go through with the move". But we're evaluating everybody through this whole process.

Sport PV Sindhu reaches French Open semi-finals
Author: 0 PV Sindhu reaches French Open semi-finals

In Badminton, Saina Nehwal has crashed out of the French Open Superseries tournament in Paris . Yufei showed some grit in the second set making Sindhu pay for her errors but the World number 2 played her trade with remarkable flair and grabbed the second set 21-14.

Author: 0 Federer into Swiss Indoors semis; Del Potro to play Cilic

In the third set, the Swiss top seed saved break points in the sixth game for 3-3 before breaking for a 4-3 lead with a backhand victor. Roger Federer came from a set down to defeat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in the Swiss Indoors quarters.

Sport Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur
Author: 0 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

When asked if Kane is an injury doubt, Pochettino replied saying : "We'll see". "(If) I speak about him, I have to speak about Zlatan Ibrahimovic, (Marouane) Fellaini, ( Paul) Pogba , (Marcos) Rojo, (Michael) Carrick - so I don't speak".

Sport Verstappen stands by Austin penalty anger
Author: 0 Verstappen stands by Austin penalty anger

Whiting does not deny that there were a number of examples where drivers put all four wheels over the white line at the edge of the track, but says none resulted in a lasting advantage like Verstappen's. "Like I said, a lot of other people did it as well, they were cutting the inside of the corners and then I am the only one who was getting penalized, which I think is of course not correct".

Sport West Brom boss Pulis admits Man City are on a roll
Author: 0 West Brom boss Pulis admits Man City are on a roll

Ilkay Gundogan is a doubt as he is suffering with cramp, while defenders Benjamin Mendy and Vincent Kompany remain on the sidelines. With so much competition between each side, every game has become a must-win match, and Manchester City's trip to play West Brom is no different.

Sport Joshua tipped for early knockout over Takam
Author: 0 Joshua tipped for early knockout over Takam

Despite only being announced for the fight 12 days ago, Joshua is not taking a win against Takam for granted. Anthony Joshua weighed in a career-high 254 pounds for Saturday night's world title defence against late call-up Carlos Takam in Cardiff.

Sport Carson Wentz stars for Philadelphia Eagles who continue to soar
Author: 0 Carson Wentz stars for Philadelphia Eagles who continue to soar

Eagles fans are starting to get excited. Well, they allowed passes of 31 and 20 yards on Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins' first two passes. Not only has Wentz taken the next step, he is playing at an MVP-caliber level. Hicks, who left the game against the Panthers with an ankle injury , lasted just two plays against Washington.

Author: 0 Premier League team of the weekend: Tottenham, Chelsea, and Arsenal stars included

Chelsea travel to Bournemouth aiming to put in a more convincing performance than they have recently. The goal was the first scored by an Arsenal player born after the Frenchman took over as manager. The individual battle between Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane will be absolutely fascinating. They now sit five points behind leaders Manchester City, and defeat could see that gap extend to eight points if Pep Guardiola can guide his side to victory over West Brom.

Sport Prokhorov to sell 49 percent of Nets to Joseph Tsai, source confirms
Author: 0 Prokhorov to sell 49 percent of Nets to Joseph Tsai, source confirms

Mikhail Prokhorov is nearing a deal to sell a minority stake in the Brooklyn Nets. . The report said the deal also includes an option for Tsai to acquire a controlling interest in several years. Prokhorov's team will continue managing the team's operations while he remains majority stakeholder. Prokhorov purchased the Nets in May 2010 and ushered their move to Brooklyn for the 2012 season, where the team has largely been a disappointment.

Sport Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry bonding over Briana DeJesus drama?
Author: 0 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry bonding over Briana DeJesus drama?

Maybe Briana feels she needs more respect , as she's been spotted with Javi Marroquin lately. Oddly enough, as of Friday morning, Briana's Instagram and Twitter profile photos are both pictures of Javi and herself together, and the pair had been sharing sweet photos of each on social media for weeks prior.

Sport Owner's 'inmate' comment erupts into National Football League infighting
Author: 0 Owner's 'inmate' comment erupts into National Football League infighting

ESPN's Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. reported on what happened during those closed door meetings . "We can't have the inmates running the prison", McNair reportedly said , referring to the players. McNair was one of the NFL's 11 representatives at the meeting. The Texans' owner has since apologized to NFLPA president Troy Vincent after tension was building in the second day of meetings.

Sport Furious Chelsea boss Antonio Conte blasts reports of unrest at club
Author: 0 Furious Chelsea boss Antonio Conte blasts reports of unrest at club

According to The Sun , Carlo Ancelotti is waiting in the wings to replace Antonio Conte , should his compatriot depart Stamford Bridge before the end of his contract. "I can accept this but to put another person in this way I think this is incorrect and it is not good that this person has to send me a message to tell me "I'm sorry but this is not true".

Sport Unsworth wants Barkley to stay at Everton
Author: 0 Unsworth wants Barkley to stay at Everton

Whether the Welsh global will hold on to his starting place at the weekend, when Everton take on Leicester City, remains to be seen. He is a top player and a great player who has come through our ranks and I feel very strongly we shouldn't be losing our own players.

Sport DeMarcus Cousins drops 39 points as Pelicans fall to Blazers
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins drops 39 points as Pelicans fall to Blazers

With Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis sitting out the game, the Kings faithful have plenty of opportunity to watch Cousins play extended minutes, which would truly give out a nostalgic feeling as well. "But as far as it just being like a revenge game or anything, I'm past it". The Kings scored 40 points in the opening quarter for the first time since November 2015 against Indiana.

Sport Wenger says Walcott will get his Premier League chance
Author: 0 Wenger says Walcott will get his Premier League chance

Star striker Danny Welbeck is ruled out with a calf problem while Shkodran Mustafi and Calum Chambers are also sidelined with injuries. The Swans have managed three wins and a draw in their last six visits to the Emirates but will be fully aware of the threat attacking triumvirate Alexis, Ozil and Lacazette pose after the trio put five past Everton on Sunday.

Sport After first quarter in Corvallis: Oregon State 0, Stanford 0
Author: 0 After first quarter in Corvallis: Oregon State 0, Stanford 0

Few gave Oregon State much of a chance against No. 20 Stanford heading into Thursday night's Pac-12 football matchup at Reser Stadium in Corvallis. Interim head coach Cory Hall was so excited. Nall rushed for 47 yards during a 12-play, 75-yard scoring drive for the Beavers, which also included 6-foot-4, 315-pound right Fred Lauina rumbling for eight yards after catching a lateral.

Sport Ethan Kath Denies Alice Glass' Abuse Allegations, Cancels Crystal Castles' Tour Dates
Author: 0 Ethan Kath Denies Alice Glass' Abuse Allegations, Cancels Crystal Castles' Tour Dates

When she was "16 or 17" she says he gave her a CD of songs and asked her to write and sing over them, eventually calling the band's first single "Alice Practice" and claiming that her vocals were a "mic test". "The first time he took advantage of me was when I was around 15", she wrote. My music, my performances and my fans were all I had in the world. I tried to leave, and he swore that it would never happen again, that he would never physically abuse me again.

Sport Martina Hingis to retire from tennis after WTA Finals
Author: 0 Martina Hingis to retire from tennis after WTA Finals

Earlier this month, the pair won their ninth women's doubles title of this year at the China Open in Beijing. Martina Hingis has announced her retirement on Facebook. Since their debut at the Qatar Total Open in February, Chan and Hingis have won nine of the 15 events they have entered and reached at least the quarter-finals in the six other tournaments.

Sport Kyrie Irving enjoyed Milwaukee Bucks' throwback court after all
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving enjoyed Milwaukee Bucks' throwback court after all

As such, the Celtics make for a suitable opponent as the Bucks make a one-off return to their old home of the MECCA as a part of their ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations. The Bucks went so far as to have a court painted in the bright multi-color fashion of the original Robert Indiana-designed floor. Kyrie Irving is uncertain about the safety of the vintage Milwaukee Bucks court his team will play on.

Sport 4-Star RB James Cook Commits to Georgia over Louisville, Others
Author: 0 4-Star RB James Cook Commits to Georgia over Louisville, Others

By going to Georgia, the team now ranked No. 3 in the AP Poll, Cook will be joining a program that has been loaded at the running back position over the years. 5 class of commitments according to 247Sports. However, the younger Cook decommitted from the Seminoles this past July and settled on Georgia. The Miami, Florida, native originally committed to Florida State in March 2016, where his older brother Dalvin made a name for himself en route to the NFL.

Sport Pessimism Portis and Mirotic can co-exist moving forward
Author: 0 Pessimism Portis and Mirotic can co-exist moving forward

The team suspended Portis and announced Mirotic would miss some time as he was sent to the hospital. On Thursday, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported "there are indications Mirotic now would pass on [a] veto and accept [a] trade".

Sport Man United duo to be assessed ahead of Tottenham clash
Author: 0 Man United duo to be assessed ahead of Tottenham clash

The report suggests Rashford complained of a tight hamstring in the first-half of their comfortable victory at the Liberty Stadium while Herrera was left struggling after taking a kick to the ankle following a challenge with Kyle Naughton. Against Swansea as well, Rashford provided a cheeky assist with a sumptuous flick to release Jesse Lingard. Jose Mourinho's Manchester United squad were pictured at the Aon Training Complex on Thursday as the Reds stepped up preparations for ...

Sport Dolphins Rule Out Cutler, Steen Ahead Of Thursday Night Game In Baltimore
Author: 0 Dolphins Rule Out Cutler, Steen Ahead Of Thursday Night Game In Baltimore

The Dolphins have the edge in the matchup with 180.2 passing yards per game. Moore made three starts in place of an injured Ryan Tannehill last season, going 2-1. For his National Football League career as a whole, he has thrown for 33,462 yards en route to producing 215 touchdowns against 151 interceptions and 57 fumbles.

Sport Dana White Calls Michael Bisping's Assault Accuser a 'F--king P---y'
Author: 0 Dana White Calls Michael Bisping's Assault Accuser a 'F--king P---y'

In case you didn't know. . He went on to say that it's likely that GSP is angling for a fight against UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor , despite his insistence against such claims. TMZ states that Bisping complied with the investigation. The teen says he also suffers from sleeplessness and anxiety from the incident. According to TMZ, 19-year-old Antonio Georgakopoulos, filed a lawsuit in Orange County earlier this week, accusing Bisping of battery, assault, false imprisonment and ...

Sport Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar fight, report says
Author: 0 Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar fight, report says

Whatever did or didn't happen on Tuesday night clearly didn't impact Hinch or his team on Wednesday. Game 3 is in tomorrow night in Houston. That's as far as I'm going to go. Pasadena police reportedly confirmed to TMZ that they responded to the hotel at 10:30 p.m. PT. A police spokesperson said Thursday that no crime occurred and no police report was taken.

Sport Brit faces media ahead of Joshua vs Takam
Author: 0 Brit faces media ahead of Joshua vs Takam

AJ's 19 fights have produced 19 knockouts to date, with Ukrainian legend Wladimir Klitschko the last man to feel the full force of Joshua's ferocious power during an epic showdown at Wembley Stadium in April. His punches are going to be ricocheting through my whole body. Many have tipped the durable star to present a fresh challenge to Joshua, who had been preparing to fight a much taller opponent in Pulev.

Sport Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Altuve win Hank Aaron Award as top hitters
Author: 0 Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Altuve win Hank Aaron Award as top hitters

One day, we'll get an October that features Giancarlo Stanton swatting dingers. Asked about his interest in being traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Stanton said: "I grew up a Dodger fan, if that's where they want to go". Stanton became the sixth player in history to hit at least 59 home runs, and his single season total ranks ninth in Major League Baseball history. Stanton, who previously won the award in 2014, joined Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, Albert Pujols , Miguel Cabrera , Manny ...

Sport Measure To Expand Pa. Gambling Goes To Gov.'s Desk
Author: 0 Measure To Expand Pa. Gambling Goes To Gov.'s Desk

It would also authorize 10 smaller casinos to be built around the state, and would permit video-gaming machines at truck stops. Tom Wolf will approve the budget bills - ending a stubborn impasse that has consumed the Capitol -remains to be seen.

Sport WTA Finals: Venus Williams bounces into semifinals
Author: 0 WTA Finals: Venus Williams bounces into semifinals

She said: "I think (Williams) played very good in important moments, and I made few mistakes that I shouldn't". "I was just so happy to win the last point. "I knew here that it's going to be tough, the best eight players are playing", she added. "Wasn't being ever in this situation, so I felt weird today".

Author: 0 Cardinals' sole Gold Glove finalist is a familiar one: Yadi

Once again, Brett Gardner is one of three finalists for the AL Gold Glove award in left field . Five teams are tied with four finalists each. Cain is looking to win his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award. Following the ESPN announcement telecast on November 7, voting for the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award presented by SABR will begin online at rawlings.com.

Sport Cubs shake up more of the coaching staff for 2018
Author: 0 Cubs shake up more of the coaching staff for 2018

Chris Bosio , fired by the Chicago Cubs in a surprise move five days ago, is the top candidate to be the Detroit Tigers' new pitching coach, according to the Athletic's Ken Rosenthal . The Cubs are still looking for their next pitching coach after interviewing Jim Hickey on Monday. Davis has spent six seasons as a hitting coach, most recently with the Red Sox from 2015-17.

Sport Marshawn Lynch practicing with high schoolers during suspension?
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch practicing with high schoolers during suspension?

Since he can't do so with his teammates, he chose to head to his old stomping grounds at Oakland Technical High School. Sure, it might have taken six of them, but they did get him down. Lynch has had a quiet year with the Raiders after coming out of retirement. In seven games this season, Lynch has 72 carries for 266 yards with two touchdowns.

Sport Wenger gets Arsenal FC's Kroenke's full backing
Author: 0 Wenger gets Arsenal FC's Kroenke's full backing

However, both stars put in strong performances as Arsenal thrashed Everton 5-2 last Sunday, which was evidence that the duo are fully focussed on helping the club succeed according to Wenger. "I love Arsenal, love being involved with Arsenal", the 70-year-old added. "In particular we feel that the present directors are not acting with sufficient independence, nor representing the interests of the small shareholders, or the future custodianship of the club".

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