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'Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted me,' says former USA goalkeeper Hope Solo

'Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted me,' says former USA goalkeeper Hope Solo Solo anchored the US team in goal during its 2015 Women's World Cup championship run, allowing just three goals in seven games with five shutouts during the tournament. 'Silence will not change the world!' In an Instagram post , she said: 'For the past few days, I have been thinking about all the uncomfortable situations myself and/or my teammates have experienced throughout the years with tra... [Full Article...]

Martellus Bennett claimed by Patriots off waivers, per report

Martellus Bennett claimed by Patriots off waivers, per report The Packers cited a "failure to disclose a physical condition" for making the move. He was added to the injury report with a shoulder injury after the Packers' recent bye week. Still, there's little reason to doubt the 30-year-old's ability going forward-strange stint in Green Bay aside. New England decided against bringing Bennett back as a free agent this past spring after acquiring fellow tig... [Full Article...]

UCLA Basketball Players Held In China After Being Accused Of Stealing Sunglasses

UCLA Basketball Players Held In China After Being Accused Of Stealing Sunglasses The police arrived early Tuesday morning at the Hyatt Regency in Hangzhou, where both UCLA and Georgia Tech were staying, and questioned three players from both teams. China has a history of deporting foreigners suspected of having committed relatively minor offenses without going through the whole process. In a video posted Wednesday on Twitter by ESPN writer Arash Markazi, LaVar Ball ... [Full Article...]

Reds Barnhart wins Rawlings Gold Glove

Reds Barnhart wins Rawlings Gold Glove Dozier, 30, played in 152 games, and committed just five errors in 674 total chances. Barnhart , 26, became only the third catcher in Reds history to win Major League Baseball's top award for defensive excellence, joining Johnny Edwards (1963, 1964) and 10-time victor Johnny Bench (1968-1977). [Full Article...]

Vikings add Bridgewater to active roster, put Bradford on IR

Vikings add Bridgewater to active roster, put Bradford on IR Vikings placed QB Sam Bradford on injured reserve with a knee injury, ending his season. The Vikings play the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on Sunday. He returned to face the Chicago Bears on October 9, but he struggled through an ugly first half and was replaced by Case Keenum . The quarterback's contract with the team ends at the conclusion of the 2017 season and he will be a free-agen... [Full Article...]

David Moyes keen to 'meet West Ham fans'

David Moyes keen to 'meet West Ham fans' He had brief spells at Real Sociedad and Sunderland and media reports said he was West Ham's first choice to replace Bilic. Moyes has only been handed a six-month contract - but he insists that suits him fine. "We believe David is the right man to turn things around and get the best out of the players at the club", joint chairman David Sullivan said. "Let's get the job done and then talk a... [Full Article...]

Suns finalizing deal for Bledsoe after 'I don't wanna be here' tweet

Suns finalizing deal for Bledsoe after 'I don't wanna be here' tweet The Bucks resisted including guard Malcolm Brogdon , the NBA's reigning Rookie of the Year, in the deal, league sources said. With Bledsoe's arrival, the Bucks will have a high-scoring team when he plays alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton . [Full Article...]

In Dropping David Luiz, Antonio Conte Sends Strong Message to Chelsea Roster

In Dropping David Luiz, Antonio Conte Sends Strong Message to Chelsea Roster Luiz was a surprise omission from the Blues squad for the visit of Jose Mourinho's side, with Denmark worldwide Andreas Christensen named from the start of the 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge. The narrative is however strongly trending towards there being an actual issue that needs to be resolved between Conte and the defender he's always built up as one of the best in the world. [Full Article...]

Another hearing set over Cowboys RB Elliott's 6-game ban

Another hearing set over Cowboys RB Elliott's 6-game ban Circuit Court of Appeals granted a request for an administrative stay to the NFL Players Association on Elliott's behalf. Elliott received a six-game suspension on August 11 for a violation of the NFL's personal conduct policy related to domestic violence allegations by a former girlfriend. [Full Article...]

Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston facing 'at least two weeks' out

Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston facing 'at least two weeks' out Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter announced Monday that team doctors chose to sideline the quarterback for at least two weeks based on MRI results. As quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick gets ready to make his first start as a Buccaneer. On Sunday, Winston completed 7-of-13 for 63 yards with no touchdowns or no interceptions. [Full Article...]

Deontay Wilder calls out Anthony Joshua after thunderous TKO of Bermane Stiverne

Deontay Wilder calls out Anthony Joshua after thunderous TKO of Bermane Stiverne Both Luis Ortiz and Alexander Povetkin failed drug tests prior to facing Wilder . It was not the fight that Deontay Wilder wanted last night, but he still felt as if he had something to prove. I've been waiting for a long time, I know I'm the champion, I know I'm the best. You want to do [Joshua-Wilder] at a soccer stadium in the United Kingdom, let's do it. [Full Article...]

Kamworor holds off fellow Kenyan Kipsang to win NYC Marathon

Kamworor holds off fellow Kenyan Kipsang to win NYC Marathon Flanagan posted an unofficial time of 2 hours, 26 minutes, 53 seconds. NEW YORK (AP ) - Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya has won the New York City Marathon , holding off countryman Wilson Kipsang by three seconds for his first major victory. [Full Article...]

Giants vs. Rams inactives: Olivier Vernon out, Sterling Shepard in

Giants vs. Rams inactives: Olivier Vernon out, Sterling Shepard in It was the most points allowed at home since a 52-20 loss to the Cleveland Browns in 1964. It was Watkins' third TD catch of the season; the other two came in a Thursday night game against San Francisco on September 21. 5, 2017, in East Rutherford , N.J. Even Landon Collins , a normally reliable All-Pro safety, had perhaps one of his worst games as a pro. The first half of the teams' Week 9 ... [Full Article...]

AJ Green, Jalen Ramsey ejected for fighting in Bengals-Jags game

AJ Green, Jalen Ramsey ejected for fighting in Bengals-Jags game Several players then joined the fray and Green continued to throw punches with the players on the ground. Both players were ejected after an altercation shortly before halftime of Sunday's game. Earlier this year, Green said of his subdued nature: "That's who I am". Up until that point, Green only had one reception for six yards. However, it was clear from the start that Ramsey and Green were ... [Full Article...]

Sadio Mane helps Liverpool down West Ham

Sadio Mane helps Liverpool down West Ham Fellow attacker Sadio Mane was also part of the London-bound travelling party after his return to training on Thursday following a month-long absence with a hamstring strain. Huddersfield Town beat struggling West Bromwich Albion 1-0 at home to stay safely in mid-table - Dutchman Rajiv van La Parra deciding it with a curling shot just before halftime. [Full Article...]

Patrice Evra sent off for 'aiming kick at Marseille fan'

Patrice Evra sent off for 'aiming kick at Marseille fan' According to reporters at the match, Evra had been targeted by a group of Marseille fans prior to kick-off for 30 minutes who then preceded to scale the barriers to confront the players. "The club's investigation continues and will exercise the means at its disposal against the individuals who, using a passion for Marseille as a disguise, put OM's reputation in danger by entering the pitch and... [Full Article...]

Indianapolis Colts officially shut down Andrew Luck for season

CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 29: Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts walks off of the field following the 24-23 loss against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on October 29, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. "The consensus from all the doctors is to continue rehab, to be patient and continue rehab", Ballard said. Four quarterbacks worked out Tuesday at the team's complex. [Full Article...]

National Football League 'conditionally' reinstates former Baylor WR Josh Gordon

Gordon was notified by Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday and will be allowed to attend meetings, conditioning work and workouts. Subject to compliance with clinical and other requirements, Gordon will be placed on the Commissioner's Exempt list and be permitted to practice with the team beginning on Monday, November 20. [Full Article...]

Houston QB Deshaun Watson out for the season

Houston QB Deshaun Watson out for the season NFL Media first reported Watson went down with a non-contact injury in practice Thursday and feared the worst. Watson will undergo an MRI to confirm the injury next, per Rapoport. Watson was coming off the most impressive performance of his young career before suffering the injury. Watson pervioulsy played with a torn ACL before during his freshman year as Clemson Tigers quarterback, succ... [Full Article...]

Okafor's option not being picked up by Sixers

Okafor has only appeared in one game for the Sixers this season, playing 22 minutes in a loss to the Raptors . But Okafor doesn't care how he leaves; he just wants to play somewhere else, even if that means getting traded before the National Basketball Association trade deadline in February. [Full Article...]


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