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Sport Aly Raisman says she was sexually abused by USA national team doctor
Author: 0 Aly Raisman says she was sexually abused by USA national team doctor

Raisman said she first received treatment from Nassar when she was 15 years old. Dr. Nassar accepted a plea deal in July that would have him serve a combined sentence of 22-27 years for possession of child pornography, rather than charge him with sexual assault - a widely criticized move prosecutors justified by saying that numerous allegations they heard occurred overseas, where they have no jurisdiction.

Sport Patrice Evra Suspended, Cut From Team After Kicking Fan In The Face
Author: 0 Patrice Evra Suspended, Cut From Team After Kicking Fan In The Face

That said, if (as seems likely) his contract with Marseille is terminated, he would be free to play outside of Europe until the suspension expires. Marseille, who opened their own internal investigation into the incident, said in a statement shortly after UEFA's announcement that they have ended Evra's contract with "immediate effect".

Sport Hamilton leads Mercedes 1-2 in Brazil
Author: 0 Hamilton leads Mercedes 1-2 in Brazil

Sebastian Vettel feels Mercedes will "tough to beat" in this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix despite initial hopes Ferrari's Formula 1 vehicle would be stronger and able to take the fight to Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas . Left to fight over is second and third. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was next, 0.228secs off Hamilton and 0.132secs ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

Sport Conor McGregor jumps cage, pushes referee at Bellator event
Author: 0 Conor McGregor jumps cage, pushes referee at Bellator event

McGregor's teammate Charlie Ward had just defeated John Redmond via stoppage in the final minutes of the first round of their fight at the 3Arena, when McGregor jumped the fence and sprinted in to celebrate with his friend. Again, cameras appeared to be cageside, taking in McGregor's actions. McGregor eventually left the cage as the chaos simmered down, but immediately after leaving through the cage door, he went for a run around the cage and pumped up the crowd.

Author: 0 Brian Boyle Scores Emotional First Goal Since Leukemia Diagnosis

During an interview after the opening period, Boyle said it was the first time he has ever cried after scoring a goal. Boyle missed the first 10 games of the season after he learned of his chronic myelogenous leukemia diagnosis in September.

Sport Steve Pence Statement on Rick Pitino
Author: 0 Steve Pence Statement on Rick Pitino

The indictment also says that during a phone call on August 9, Dawkins and Merl Code, another Adidas employee who was also indicted by a grand jury in NY earlier this week, spoke on the phone about "the scheme to pay money to the student-athlete expected to graduate in 2018 and/or his family in order to secure his commitment to play at the University of Miami", which is another Adidas-sponsored school.

Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre hospitalized with neck injury after UFC 217 fight

St-Pierre is now level with his victim Bisping, who held the middleweight belt for little over a year, on the sport's all-time winning-record list. That's all well and good, but at the same time that he says he is required to fight Whittaker next, St-Pierre also admits that he isn't sure what his next step is.

Sport Eagles sign DT Tim Jernigan to contract extension
Author: 0 Eagles sign DT Tim Jernigan to contract extension

Jernigan has recorded 20 tackles for a team that leads the National Football League in rushing defense at 66.4 yards per game. In 52 career games, Jernigan has amassed 14.5 sacks and 24 TFLs. The deal is reported to be for $48 million, with $26 million in guarantees, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. Even though Jernigan has only recorded 1.5 sacks this season, he's been an essential piece in the defensive line puzzle and has made it incredibly hard to double-team Cox on every play like they ...

Author: 0 Nelson Cruz wins second career Silver Slugger Award

Justin Upton , who last week agreed to a five-year deal to stay with the Angels, won his third Silver Slugger award on Thursday, while Mike Trout came up empty for the first time in his career. For the regular season, the second baseman posted a.346 batting average and led the AL in hits with 204, becoming the first player in MLB history to be the outright leader in hits in his league in four consecutive seasons.

Sport Kane fit to face Arsenal, says Pochettino
Author: 0 Kane fit to face Arsenal, says Pochettino

Tottenham sit third in the table after seven wins in 11 matches, although they trail runaway leaders Manchester City by eight points. Missing the game against Manchester United , Spurs thrust the player back into the team for the Real Madrid game.

Sport New Faces for Southgate as England Takes on Germany, Brazil
Author: 0 New Faces for Southgate as England Takes on Germany, Brazil

On Tuesday the Tottenham trio of Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Harry Winks were joined on the injury list by Raheem Sterling, Fabian Delph and Jordan Henderson. But Southgate remains convinced all of those absentees, including Kane, are genuine cases and insisted - as a former player - he would never "wheel players out until they break".

Sport Michael O'Neill disappointed with 'staggering' and 'bewildering' decision
Author: 0 Michael O'Neill disappointed with 'staggering' and 'bewildering' decision

O'Neill was at a loss to explain the decision while also suggesting Switzerland defender Fabian Schar should have received a red card for a reckless early challenge on Stuart Dallas . The Swiss, edged out by Portugal on goal difference in their qualifying group, have now won 10 out of 11 games in their campaign for a place at next year's World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sport Boston catching prospect Daniel Flores, 17, dies of cancer
Author: 0 Boston catching prospect Daniel Flores, 17, dies of cancer

Flores was widely regarded as the Red Sox's top catching prospect and signed a contract with the team July 2 as part of their global free agent signing class. Now, he will become more of a focal point, leading a pitching staff that includes Chris Sale , David Price and Craig Kimbrel . "I think with Eddie, we're going to have to be a little patient in moving forward on where he is on his rehab and how his knee is doing".

Sport Patriots coaches are not taking Broncos lightly
Author: 0 Patriots coaches are not taking Broncos lightly

The Patriots announced that all practices and team activities will be closed to the public when they train at the academy from November 13-17 between games in Denver and Mexico City. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz absolutely torched the Broncos secondary-while he only threw for 199 yards, he did have four touchdowns. The Patriots will fly to Mexico City on Thursday to face the Raiders.

Sport Indianapolis Colts: Vontae Davis cut continues Chris Ballard's plan
Author: 0 Indianapolis Colts: Vontae Davis cut continues Chris Ballard's plan

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that Davis was not left behind for disciplinary reasons, and said he could be missing the game because of the groin. "Knowing Chuck, I figured it would come from him". Davis is in the final year of his contract, and any team that claims him would be on the hook for the little over $4.2 million he's due for the rest of the season.

Sport Lockheed Martin developing laser weapon for United States fighter jets
Author: 0 Lockheed Martin developing laser weapon for United States fighter jets

According to commentators, it is not clear at the time how the laser will be used, but according to Lockheed spokesperson Kate Scruggs who spoke to Business Insider , "the only thing that's been said publicly is that it will be used for self-defense against ground-to-air and air-to-air weapons".

Sport Patriots claim veteran TE Martellus Bennett off waivers
Author: 0 Patriots claim veteran TE Martellus Bennett off waivers

He signed a three-year, $21 million contract with Green Bay during free agency this offseason after playing a key role in the Patriots' run to the Super Bowl 51 title in 2016. These next games are for you. During the season opener against Seattle, Bennett was one of three players who knelt for the national anthem. An added positive from the Patriots' perspective is that there is no financial commitment beyond 2017 if the club doesn't want it; by electing not to pay a $2 million bonus at the ...

Sport UCLA Basketball Players Held In China After Being Accused Of Stealing Sunglasses
Author: 0 UCLA Basketball Players Held In China After Being Accused Of Stealing Sunglasses

The three are now at that hotel and will not take part in Friday's game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai. They were reportedly accused of stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store that is next to the hotel. LaVar Ball, the father of the Ball athlete family, isn't anxious. China has a history of deporting foreigners suspected of having committed relatively minor offenses without going through the whole process.

Sport Guinness strengthens ties with English rugby union
Author: 0 Guinness strengthens ties with English rugby union

He also said the SRU had no money to pay for its players' insurance. Malielegaoi, who is also chair of the SRU, has been taking part in a radio marathon to raise awareness and funds for the team that is set to face both England and Scotland in upcoming Autumn Internationals.

Sport Kentucky posts its highest-ever NCAA graduation rate
Author: 0 Kentucky posts its highest-ever NCAA graduation rate

Under the GSR calculation, institutions are not penalized for outgoing transfer students who leave in good academic standing. Unlike the Federal Graduation Rate (FGR), the Graduation Success Rate holds institutions accountable for transfer student-athletes, includes mid-year enrollees, and is calculated for every sport.

Sport Jockey Banned For Punching Horse
Author: 0 Jockey Banned For Punching Horse

Jockey Dylan Caboche has been suspended for two weeks for punching his horse She's Reneldasgirl . I'm just so disappointed in myself. The horse still entered the race in South Australia and finished eighth out of the 10 who rode. The disgraceful and upsetting scene unfolded before a race in Port Lincoln in Australia. Caboche, who has ridden 40 winners in the last 12 months, while serve the suspension from midnight November 17, Racing.com reported.

Sport Kristaps Porzingis may sit against Magic with ankle injury
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis may sit against Magic with ankle injury

The performance against IN helped Porzingis clinch Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors, as he complied averages of 33.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game. Porzingis scored 28 points, including a go-ahead three-pointer in the fourth quarter and the game-sealing layup with seconds remaining, in a 118-113 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night.

Sport Green Bay Packers: Packers release TE Martellus Bennett
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers: Packers release TE Martellus Bennett

To no surprise, Bennett disputes that he hid anything from the team. Bennett was a major disappointment on the field during the first half of the season. Earlier on Wednesday, Green Bay ruled out Bennett for Week 10's matchup against the Chicago Bears due to a shoulder injury. Would the New England Patriots want to dance with Bennett again? During a recent Instagram post, Bennett hinted that he could retire at the end of this season.

Sport 2 police officers shot near middle school in Georgia
Author: 0 2 police officers shot near middle school in Georgia

Police are now advising people to avoid the area around Forest Ave. and College St. Other officers found 30-year-old Jacob Bailey dead behind the house. The shooting occurred near Forest Park Middle School and the facility is now on lockdown. At least six different police agencies responded to the shooting.

Sport Papa John's tells racists not to buy its pizzas
Author: 0 Papa John's tells racists not to buy its pizzas

Now, it's dealing with white supremacists. That's the stance pizza chain Papa John's was forced to take after a white supremacist publication celebrated the pizza company's criticisms of the NFL's handling of national anthem protests by players.

Sport Andy Murray's back in the swing
Author: 0 Andy Murray's back in the swing

Things have been going pretty well so far in the rehab. "Until I do that I can't say for certain, but I think I'll be able to come back just fine". The tiebreak featured a guest appearance from Aidan McHugh, the local 17-year-old who is ranked No64 in the world in his age group, and who played a couple of points on Murray's behalf while wearing a jacket and a pair of jeans.

Sport Cleveland Browns: Josh Gordon declares himself 'clean and sober'
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns: Josh Gordon declares himself 'clean and sober'

Now being back in a situation to do it, I plan on seeing it through". Terms of the reinstatement are conditional, and Gordon will be eligible to return to game action on Sunday, December 3 at the Los Angeles Chargers . Gordon was suspended indefinitely after multiple violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy and spent a lengthy stint in rehab that started in June 2017.

Sport Green Bay Packers Release Martellus Bennett
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers Release Martellus Bennett

It's obvious the Patriots can not trust Allen to do what Bennett accomplished last season by taking over Gronkowski's workload only slightly missing a beat. He endured a shoulder injury that kept him out of Monday's game against the Detroit Lions. To that point in the season, Bennett had played in all seven of the Packers' games.

Sport Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott's hearing scheduled for Thursday
Author: 0 Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott's hearing scheduled for Thursday

While the running back has yet to miss any of Dallas' eight games to date, that could change Thursday in the event the court rules to deny Elliott's appeal and reinstate the suspension, which federal judge Katherine Failla previously upheld in an October 30 hearing.