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Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick among 5 finalists for Bronko Nagurski Trophy

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Smith, a native of Montezuma, Ga., joins North Carolina State defensive end Bradley Chubb, Alabama safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, Iowa middle linebacker Josey Jewell and Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver as finalists. Former Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen won the Bronko Nagurski Award a year ago. Oliver (6'2/190) has recorded 53 tackles (10.0 for loss), 2.5 sacks and a pair of forced fumbles in nine games this season. Read More »

Minnesota loses bid for 2023 World's Fair; goes to Argentina instead

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Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) delegates in Paris awarded Expo 2023 to Buenos Aires, Argentina, which beat Lodz, Poland, in the second round of voting. The United States bid with a Minnesota host site was eliminated in the first round of voting. Gov. Mark Dayton says the organizers put Minnesota's accolades "on the world stage, and demonstrated again why Minnesota is such a world class place to live, work and innovate". Read More »

China Open Super Series: Saina goes down to Yamaguchi

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The Indian trails the Japanese one to three in head-to-head record with their three previous results going in Yamaguchi's favour. The second seed won in straight games but both the games were extended ones. In other matches of the day, Sourabh Verma fell weak against France's Brice Leverdez in the men's singles event and received a 14-21, 15-21, 11-21 defeat. Read More »

Mantha, Athanasiou lead Red Wings to 8-2 win over Flames

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Athanasiou - recently nicknamed " Doubles " by coach Jeff Blashill - scored for a second straight game when he stole the puck at his own blue line and took off. Mantha restored a two-goal cushion during a power play. Before the period was over, Larkin scored Detroits fourth short-handed goal of the season. Read More »

NFL claims Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones is damaging the league

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He first threatened to sue a week and a half ago and was promptly stripped of his non-voting committee role as a result. In the letter sent on Wednesday, the owners on the committee said that they were unhappy with Jones because he had circulated a three-month-old document with details of requests from Goodell that Jones "personally knows to be an outdated, historical artifact of no relevance whatsoever in the context of these lengthy negotiations". Read More »

Rojo eyes Champions League return

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The Manchester United defender is yet to feature since and, with Victor Lindelof struggling to adjust to life in the top flight, Mourinho's need for him to return is growing by the week. "I have to win my place back in the team so that Jorge Sampaoli considers me for the World Cup", he added. "I have been out a while but I am determined to get back into the national team". Read More »

Hardaway hits late 3 to lift Knicks over Jazz 106-101

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Hardaway led the way with 26 points, Porzingis finished with 22 points and eight rebounds and Courtney Lee chipped in with 19 for the Knicks, who had squandered a 23-point cushion to LeBron James and the Cavs on Monday. It was contained in a shot at Phil Jackson, who remains James' primary target even as the former Knicks president relaxes at his Montana ranch. " It's a better feeling this way ". Read More »

A's Trade Ryon Healy to Mariners for Two Players

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He's proven a capable hitter major-league hitter over the past two years, hitting.282 with a.788 OPS in 221 games. He split his time at designated hitter, first base and third base. Healy is under team control through the 2022 season. Pagan had a 3.22 ERA in 34 appearances last season, but he had great peripherals. Campos, 17, began his professional career with the DSL Mariners in Dominican Summer League in 2017, batting.290 in 59 games. Read More »

Banco Bradesco SA (BBD) Downgraded by ValuEngine to "Buy"

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Banco Bradesco Sa (NYSE: BBD ) as of recent trade, has shown weekly downbeat performance of -3.39% which was maintained at -13.87% in 1-month period. Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. The shares price has positioned -0.63% down over the past quarter while it has directed -1.94% toward a falling position throughout past six months. Read More »

Time for ASEAN nations to jointly combat terrorism: PM Modi

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India has climbed 30 places in World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index this year, Modi said. Duterte said that during the summit, leaders of the 10-nation regional bloc and their dialogue partners, including China and the United States , vowed to work together to combat terror groups. Read More »

Man Utd striker Romelu Lukaku makes history on worldwide duty for Belgium

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The Swede is now working hard to regain full fitness at the Aon Training Complex and hopes to return in the coming months, which has Romelu fired up. "We started by blowing teams away, being dominant and creating chances". Not always present for Belgium, Chadli was given a chance by Roberto Martinez in both friendlies, and while he didn't produce much against Mexico, he ensured that changed against Japan . Read More »

Sixers finalizing massive extension with Robert Covington

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The Sixers could have $25 million in salary cap space in the summer of 2018. According to Wojnarowski, the extension will be worth a total of $62 million, including a $15 million renegotiation bump on the $1.57 million Covington is making for 2017-18. Read More »

Almost $300M Spent At Home Depot During Hurricane Season

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The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $2.11 a share in the trailing twelve months. (NYSE:DY) has risen 52.80% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. Lvm Cap Mgmt Ltd Mi reported 2,087 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. (NYSE:DY) for 7,410 shares. Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. Read More »

Budweiser created touching tribute to Dale Earnhardt, Jr

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As the son of the late Dale Earnhardt, Junior blasted onto the NASCAR Cup scene in 1999 for a cup of coffee before taking the reigns of the now-legendary No. On Wednesday's NASCAR America, we featured Junior's second triumph in the Daytona 500 in 2014. Ahead of his final race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series , Budweiser has paid tribute to the career of Dale Earnhardt Jr in the form of an emotional YouTube video. Read More »

Eriksen: Pochettino gives Spurs stability

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Regarding the trip to the Emirates, Dier added: "The mentality going into it is to win". As well as scoring goals, Eriksen is Denmark's key playmaker. Hareide heaped praised on the star Spurs player who stole the show with a stunning hat-trick on the night - making it 11 goals for Eriksen across the 12 games in qualifying for Russian Federation. Read More »

Notre Dame Wasn't Ready for Ball-Hawking, Chain-Wearing Miami. Is Anyone?

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The result: a jaw-dropping 41-8 victory over No. 3 Notre Dame (8-2), flipping the conversation from "How good is Miami?" to "How high should we rank Miami in the top four?" They should be No. Kelly said he thinks Wimbush, who finished 10 of 21 passing for 119 yards and one TD, will be able to mentally respond. Notre Dame found themselves severely outmatched for the first time this season, losing in embarrassing fashion to the rival Hurricanes. Read More »

Grigor Dimitrov hammers David Goffin to reach last four — ATP Finals

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But after qualifying for the ATP Finals for the first time having climbed to a career-high sixth in the world, Dimitrov is starting to revel on the sport's biggest stages. "You get a few days in the year when everything you touch turns into gold, I had one of those today", Dimitrov said. "I was practising these days here with all the top players, so I am ready". Read More »

Todd Bowles: Josh McCown to remain Jets' starting QB

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In other words, now is not the time to send a player onto the field simply to assess his progress and development. Heading into Week 11, the Jets are sporting a 4-6 record and are in last place in the AFC East division. "Josh is my quarterback". But after that, there's essentially no reason not to play Hackenberg. The Jets know what they have in Petty after he struggled as a starter a year ago. Read More »

Iwobi inspires Nigeria to stun Argentina 4-2

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Ever Banega and Aguero gave Argentina the lead, with Aguero's Manchester City teammate Kelechi Iheanacho pulling a goal back for Nigeria just before halftime with a free kick. His second put Nigeria 4-2 ahead - and was a goal to remember. The AFA gave no further details on the incident, which occurred after Aguero had scored in the first half. Read More »

Corey Kluber wins 2017 AL Cy Young Award

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This was Sale's award to lose up until August, but a strong finish by Kluber along with Sale's struggles to finish the season turned the tide. Kluber received 28 of the 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers Association of America . Read More »

Sir Bradley Wiggins: My life was a living hell during drugs probe

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Following the revelation this morning that UKAD had concluded its investigation into Team Sky , Bradley Wiggins and British Cycling over a suspicious medical package delivered to Dr Richard Freeman at the Criterium du Dauphine in 2011, Wiggins has issued a damning statement over the worth of the investigation. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott decides to drop appeal, will serve entire six-game suspension

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Elliott has chose to forego any further appeals and will serve the remaining suspension". Elliott was able to play for half the season while the matter worked its way through the courts, but just like Tom Brady's infamous deflate-gate case, the issue was that the players gave Goodell practically unlimited power in the current collective-bargaining agreement. Read More »

Free NFL Picks: LA Rams vs Minnesota Vikings Predictions 11/19/17

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Keenum, 29, has thrown for 1,914 yards with 11 touchdowns and five interceptions, and boasts the third-best total QBR (72.6) behind Texans QB Deshaun Watson and Cowboys QB Dak Prescott . Case Keenum is still the Vikings' starter. Our Free NFL Pick: Keenum has definitely shown great form in his last few games and has left a very strong impression on many since picking up the slack for the team. Read More »

Jeff Long Out As University of Arkansas Athletic Director

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Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz praised Long's "character and integrity" but noted Long had recently lost the support of fans, alumni and university leaders. Arkansas is now 4-6 and 1-5 in the SEC. It is still unclear if Long resigned or was sacked by the school. That project, which will add around 4,200 club and suite seats, is scheduled to be completed by August 2018. Read More »

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)- Active Institutional Ownership Is Calling

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The institutional investor held 391,807 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $31.63M, down from 430,351 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q2 2017. It worsened, as 48 investors sold XOM shares while 822 reduced holdings. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Exxon Mobil Corp.by 2.6% in the second quarter. Read More »

Stone Temple Pilots Announce New Lead Singer

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Former Dry Cell vocalist Jeff Gutt , who perhaps experienced his greatest notoriety for appearing on X-Factor, has been announced as the new lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots , Revolver reports . Gutt auditioned in September and was hired in May, 2017. The show coincided with the release of "Meadow", the bands first new song in eight years, on their official site . Read More »

Juventus chief confirms interest in signing Emre Can and Leon Goretzka

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Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has said the club are keeping tabs on Liverpool midfielder Emre Can and Schalke's Leon Goretzka, who could both be available on free transfers in June. "They are two luxury free transfers and we are at the window", Marotta told reporters in Milan . Landing the signature of Schalke's 22-year-old midfielder Goretzka will also be less than straight forward, as the German is now being courted by European giants Barcelona and Bayern Munich, with both ... Read More »

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott says Sunday is a must win

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To be bluntly honest about the team's chances at catching the Eagles, there's almost a zero percent chance of that happening. The big questions following the Dallas Cowboys 27-7 loss to the Atlanta Falcons heading towards the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday are these; what do the Dallas Cowboys do if Sean Lee can't play on Sunday against the Eagles, what do the Cowboys do if Tyron Smith can't play on Sunday against the Eagles? There were not a lot of things to get excited about in this ... Read More »