• ESPN laying off roughly 150 employees in company's latest payroll purge

    ESPN laying off roughly 150 employees in company's latest payroll purge

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    ESPN announced on Wednesday that it was laying off 150 more people, seven months after the sports broadcasting juggernaut shed about 100 employees. He informed remaining staffers the company would allocate investment dollars to "serve the modern sports fan and support the success of our business".
  • Oakland Raiders WR Michael Crabtree, Denver Broncos' Aqib Talib ejected after fight

    Oakland Raiders WR Michael Crabtree, Denver Broncos' Aqib Talib ejected after fight

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    Carr found Jalen Richard in the end zone on the next play to extend their lead 21-0 in the third quarter. Indeed, perhaps buoyed by the defense making a play - the Raiders set an ignominious National Football League record for being the first team since at least 1933 to go the first 10 games of a season without an interception - Oakland's offense embarked upon an 80-yard TD drive in eight plays.
  • Australian stars brush off Wayne Bennett's claim England won't trouble favourites

    Australian stars brush off Wayne Bennett's claim England won't trouble favourites

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    Bennett will ride back into his home town hoping to engineer one of the biggest upsets in worldwide rugby league history, after bookmakers installed Australia $1.14 favourites to chalk up an 11th World Cup success. "It is going to be a big task". Saturday night's final against England may be the last time fans get to see Slater in a Kangaroos jersey, with the 34-year-old weighing up representative retirement.
  • Why Sam Allardyce Is The Ideal Managerial Candidate For Everton

    Why Sam Allardyce Is The Ideal Managerial Candidate For Everton

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    Earlier today, we've covered the report from O Jogo which claimed that Paulo Fonseca was in negotiations to be the next Everton manager. "I've got to give it to Sam", Merson told Sky Sports . Lee has been a long-term ally of Allardyce, having also worked with him at Crystal Palace and Bolton, while Shakespeare is available having been sacked by Leicester in October; Martyn Margetson will become Everton's goalkeeping coach, while Ryland Morgans will become the head of fitness.
  • Peter Crouch to stay with Stoke through to 2019

    Peter Crouch to stay with Stoke through to 2019

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    But if recent meetings are anything to go by, the odds are stacked against Stoke. Liverpool have won 4 out of their last 5 matches against Stoke City in all competitions. Liverpool will hand a late fitness test to Dejan Lovren as the centre-back is still feeling the effects of a back injury but Emre Can is fit to return after missing the Chelsea game with a muscle problem.
  • Fresh setback for Cazorla as Arsenal man undergoes another op

    Fresh setback for Cazorla as Arsenal man undergoes another op

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    Cazorla has taken to Twitter to reveal that he has undergone another surgery. "He saw that I had a tremendous infection, that I had damaged part of the calcaneus bone and ate the Achilles tendon, I was 8 centimetres missing!" "I will have to delay the date I am expected to return to action, I am still full of hope and motivated about being able to play football again, which is my great passion".
  • BCCI unofficially retires Sachin Tendulkar's number 10 jersey

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    If players don't want to wear a certain number, one can't force them. Post controversy, Shardul has abstain using number 10 jersey and henceforth, he was seen wearing number 54 during the warm-up matches against New Zealand. Recently, when Shardul Thakur made his ODI debut for team India, he had donned the same jersey number 10. But earlier this year bowler Shardul Thakur opted for it during India vs Sri Lanka five-match ODI series.
  • Tennessee pursuing Mike Gundy, Jeff Brohm

    Tennessee pursuing Mike Gundy, Jeff Brohm

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    WATE has learned there is a private University of Tennessee aircraft planning to fly from Knoxville to Stillwater, Oklahoma, Tuesday afternoon. "Tennessee athletic director John Currie and Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy met for several hours Tuesday in Dallas to gauge Gundy's interest in the Volunteers' coaching job, sources tell ESPN's Chris Low ".
  • Giants bench QB Manning after 210 straight starts

    Giants bench QB Manning after 210 straight starts

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    This will break Manning's 171-game consecutive starting streak, finishing as the third-longest among quarterbacks in National Football League history. Manning said he never considered an abbreviated start just to keep the streak going. "Geno will start this week", said coach Ben McAdoo. He has started every Giants game since November 21, 2004, when he took over for veteran Kurt Warner in the 10th game of his rookie season.
  • 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to start Sunday in Chicago

    49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to start Sunday in Chicago

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    Garoppolo was initially selected by New England in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2014 draft. A second-round pick himself in 2014, Garoppolo has a limited sample size to evaluate in his National Football League career after playing behind Tom Brady .