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Source: Common Domain

How LeBron James Gave His First Coach a Second Chance

Tuesday 23:40 GMT

Dambrot is a self-described teddy bear off the court, but the 60-year-old coach with a raspy voice and hair with more salt than pepper was tough on his players, even a teenage LeBron James.

The answer to most questions about LeBron James, who returns to Cleveland for the first time with the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, can usually be found in these formative years of his life, when a poor kid from the inner city became one of the most valuable teenagers in the history of the world.

Source: BBC

European Super League is a 'fiction', say Uefa boss & clubs chief

Tuesday 22:45 GMT

German publication Der Speigel claims to have documents which show a new Super League could be up and running by 2021 - featuring the biggest clubs from Spain, Italy, Germany, England and France.

However, Ceferin and Agnelli are adamant that the top clubs will stay within Uefa and that detailed talks are under way to find "solutions" - including changes to the format of the Champions League to secure a more lucrative broadcasting deal. "We have some ideas.

Source: BBC

Germany 2-2 Netherlands: Late drama as Dutch secure semi-final spot

Tuesday 22:45 GMT

Virgil van Dijk's 90th-minute equaliser against Germany sent the Netherlands through to the semi-finals of the Nations League following a dramatic late fightback at the Veltins-Arena.

Netherlands captain Van Dijk has now scored two goals in his last three appearances having only scored once in 18 games prior to the start of the Nations League tournament.

Source: DW

Mick Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel to team up at Race of Champions

Tuesday 23:40 GMT

European Formula 3 champion Mick Schumacher announced on Tuesday that he would team up with Sebastian Vettel for Germany at the Race of Champions event in Mexico this January.

The outfit has been a consistent front-runner in recent years in the single-seater race series considered the "feeder" series to Formula 1. Past ART drivers to graduate to the top series include Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Romain Grosjean, Charles Leclerc, Nico Hülkenberg and Jules Bianchi.

Source: The Guradian

Premier League number crunch: who has run furthest and missed most chances?

Tuesday 23:40 GMT

Twelve games into the Premier League season, we have probably learned enough about each team, using the most basic statistical metrics of goals scored, goals conceded and points gained, to come to certain conclusions about their style and their prospects.

The 10 teams that have collectively run the furthest contain seven of the top 10 and all of the top six; of the seven teams that have run the least six are in the bottom half and three in the bottom four.

Source: DW

European Super League 'ruled out' by Juventus and ECA chief

Tuesday 23:41 GMT

Andrea Agnelli, chairman of Juventus and the European Club Association (ECA), has distanced himself from plans to create a European Super League.

Plans for a European Super League have been categorically 'ruled out' by Juventus and European Club Association (ECA) chairman Andrea Agnelli. Agnelli said that Juventus had not been involved in any talks about a Super League since 2015 as the ECA and European football's governing body UEFA emphasized their commitment to working together.

Source: Common Domain

Jeff Goldblum Fulfilled a Teenage Dream Written on Steamed Glass

Tuesday 23:40 GMT

House Call appears weekly and features famous people reflecting on their childhood homes and experiences growing up. The ‘Jurassic Park’ star and jazz pianist grew up in an artsy family and caught the acting bug early after making an audience laugh

He has starred in more than 70 films, including “Nashville,” “Annie Hall,” “Jurassic Park,” “The Big Chill” and “The Fly.”

Source: The Guradian

Van Dijk snatches a point from Germany and finals ticket for the Netherlands

Tuesday 21:50 GMT

Virgil van Dijk produced a last-minute equaliser with a fierce volley against already relegated Germany in Gelsenkirchen last night to secure the Netherlands a week in Portugal next June for the finals of the Nations League.

League A, Group 3: Portugal v Poland B2: Sweden v Russia C1: Scotland v Israel C4: Serbia v Lithuania, Montenegro v Romania D3: Malta v Faroe Islands, Kosovo v Azerbaijan. League A Finals: Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal, England Relegated: Germany, Iceland, Poland, Croatia. League B Promoted: Ukraine, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Denmark Relegated: Slovakia, Turkey, N Ireland, Rep of Ireland. The Netherlands, who defeated Germany 3-0 in Amsterdam last month, made a cautious start but they fell behind after nine minutes when Timo Werner fired a low drive past Jasper Cillessen from 25 yards.

Source: BBC

Sky Sports: EFL agrees new five-year television deal worth £595m with broadcaster

Tuesday 12:42 GMT

By comparison, the Premier League's three-year television deal with Sky and BT Sport is worth £4.55bn, but the amount Amazon paid for one package of games has not been disclosed.

Leeds chairman Andrea Radrizzani, who owns broadcaster ElevenSports, has previously criticised the current deal, saying clubs are not getting enough money for games which are shown on live television. BBC Sport understands that the nine-member EFL Board unanimously agreed to the deal, including representatives of three Championship clubs, Reading, Brentford and Bristol City.

Source: Global News

Chief Wahoo logo removed from Cleveland uniforms but still sold in gift shop

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

Ontario activist still wants to proceed with Cleveland Indians complaint, despite team dropping logo. National criticism and scrutiny about the Indians’ allegiance to Chief Wahoo grew in 2016, when the Indians made the World Series and Manfred expressed his desire to have the team eradicate the symbol.

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said in January that Cleveland’s owner, Paul Dolan, was aware of “fans who have a longstanding attachment to the logo and its place in the history of the team.” “Nonetheless, the club ultimately agreed with my position that the logo is no longer appropriate for on-field use in Major League Baseball,” Manfred said at the time.

Source: DW

Nations League live: Germany vs. Netherlands

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

When the Nations League started, these two sides might've expected their roles to be reversed but it's the Oranje who have a chance to join England, Portugal and Switzerland in the finals next June just months after missing out on the World Cup.

15' - The Netherlands win a succession of set pieces: first a wide free kick, then a corner and finally a free kick on the line of the 'D' after Hummels ploughed in to a challenge on the edge of the box.

Source: The Guradian

Magnus Carlsen springs Game 8 escape thanks to Fabiano Caruana's false step

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

Opening ceremony Fri 9 Nov – Game 1  Sat 10 Nov – Game 2 Sun 11 Nov – Rest day Mon 12 Nov – Game 3 Tue 13 Nov – Game 4 Wed 14 Nov – Rest day Thu 15 Nov – Game 5 Fri 16 Nov – Game 6 Sat 17 Nov – Rest day Sun 18 Nov – Game 7 Mon 19 Nov – Game 8 Tue 20 Nov – Rest day Wed 21 Nov – Game 9 Thu 22 Nov – Game 10 Fri 23 Nov – Rest day Sat 24 Nov – Game 11 Sun 25 Nov – Rest day Mon 26 Nov – Game 12 Tue 27 Nov – Rest day Wed 28 Nov – Tie-break games/Awards and closing. The 26-year-old Caruana opened with the Sicilian for the fourth time in four games as white (1.

Source: Fox News

Bill Bennett: In defense of football

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

If you walk through Tuscaloosa or Ann Arbor on a crisp fall Saturday, you won’t need any further evidence to prove football is alive and well.

This Thursday after the stuffing and gravy, millions of Americans will gather round to watch football with their families. For many, this tradition is as much a part of Thanksgiving as pumpkin pie.

Source: Fox News

White House Correspondents' Dinner ditches comedy after Michelle Wolf’s crude performance

Tuesday 17:15 GMT

The White House Correspondents’ Association announced on Monday that it would ditch comedy for its annual dinner in 2019 after anti-Trump comedian Michelle Wolf made headlines with a crude performance last April.

Several attendees of the 2018 event sat in stunned silence as Wolf took personal jabs at Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who was at the dinner as a representative of the Trump administration and sat just feet away as Wolf commented on her appearance, criticized her job performance and even her Southern roots.

Source: Common Domain

27 More Rules of Thanksgiving Family Touch Football

Tuesday 17:15 GMT

Before the game, please hold a brief moment of silence for family members, pets and shrubbery that have perished in prior Family Thanksgiving Touch Football games.

If you are a second husband, it’s important for you to be better at touch football than the first husband, or there may wind up being a third husband.

Source: Global News

Ice cream, fruit and 3D printer launched to International Space Station

Saturday 20:55 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Le’Veon Bell and the Diminishing Value of Running Backs in the NFL

Saturday 02:26 GMT
Source: Fox News

Selfie saves Texas man from serving up to 99 years in prison

Friday 18:13 GMT
Source: The Guradian

A letter to… Gramps

Saturday 07:00 GMT
Source: The Guradian

‘Philosophically speaking, we can never fully trust our memory’

Sunday 12:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

ABC Entertainment President to Step Down

Saturday 02:26 GMT
Source: The Guradian

The weight is over: kilogram redefined at 'emotional' conference

Friday 18:13 GMT
Source: Fox News

Drug companies snub Trump by hiking prices

Tuesday 23:40 GMT
Source: Fox News

House Dems to probe Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and use of personal email accounts

Tuesday 23:41 GMT
Source: BBC

Ivanka used personal email for WH business

Tuesday 23:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Kaleo increased the price of its rescue medication to exploit U.S. opioid crisis, new report finds

Tuesday 14:31 GMT
Source: Fox News

Ivanka Trump’s lawyer slams ‘misinformation being peddled’ after report that she used private email for government business

Tuesday 23:40 GMT
Source: DW

China's road from copycat to innovator

Tuesday 11:45 GMT
Source: Global News

Canada Post asks union for ‘cooling off’ period that would pause strike during holidays

Tuesday 17:15 GMT

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