Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

NHL to consider Seattle for league's 32nd franchise; Quebec City snubbed again

perth_map

But that doesn't mean there is a lack of speculative alternatives on the table. This news comes a mere four days after the Seattle City Council approved a $660 million renovation of Key Arena . "But I think there is a lot of pent up appetite in Seattle for this", Durkan said. He made the announcement Thursday after the first day of the board of governors meeting. Read More »

Fencing's Russian boss attacks flag ban at Olympics

perth_map

The IOC, however, stated that doping-free athletes from Russian Federation could go to the 2018 Olympic Games under the classification of neutral athletes, or OAR status, which stands for Olympic Athlete from Russia'. "Having gone through the purgatory of the Olympic qualifications, clean Russian athletes will (a) have to wait for months for the final decisions by the special commission of the IOC, (b) be deprived of the customary support of the NOC of Russia, and (c) most importantly, be ... Read More »

Tyler Chatwood, Cubs Agree to Contract After 5 Seasons with Rockies

perth_map

He struck out 120 batters in 147 2/3 innings and struggled with his control at times, walking 77 batters for a 4.7 walks-per-nine-innings rate. Chatwood passes the age test with his 28th birthday coming next weekend, and his GB% and road numbers suggest that he will be a fine addition in the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. Read More »

Vols go with the unknown by hiring Jeremy Pruitt

perth_map

Another name being discussed is Georgia outside linebackers coach Kevin Sherrer who coached alongside Pruitt at Georgia. With Georgia in 2014, Pruitt's defense ranked sixth in the SEC at 337.2 total yards per game. If the third matchup between Clemson and Alabama wasn't exciting enough, it will be very interesting to see if Pruitt's pending departure becomes another example of why coaches should stay loyal to their players through the very end of the season or turns into another distraction ... Read More »

Vontaze Burfict Carted off After Hit by JuJu Smith-Schuster

perth_map

It was definitely a questionable play since Burfict took a shot to the head and neck area, and after the game, Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green criticized Smith-Schuster and said it was a "dirty hit". JuJu Smith-Schuster, who scored a touchdown against the Ravens and had 47 yards receiving in the Steelers' 26-9 victory at M&T Bank Stadium on October 1, has been suspended for one game by the National Football League for a violation of safety-related playing rules. Read More »

Fallen Kingdom' Featurette Takes Us Behind the Scenes of the New Film

perth_map

But the thing which gives us the most joy? In addition to offering an extended look at the production of the film, the featurette also reveals a ton of new footage, including our first look at Jeff Goldblum returning as Dr. Macolm nametag, delivering the hint-hint/wink-wink line: "Here I am talking about dinosaurs again?" And yes, it is indeed a nasty piece of work, with one of its signature traits being that it actually ate other dinosaurs. Read More »

Rays Negative on Curry's Sprained Ankle; MRI to Come

perth_map

Curry spoke the assembled media in New Orleans and addressed his injury. The first surgery came after the 2010-11 season and was to fix ligaments that were torn as the result of multiple ankle sprains that happened during that season. And it was bang-bang. "So obviously it hurt, but wanted to kind of get back here, get ice on it and get the rehab process started as soon as possible". Read More »

Left out of playoffs, OSU gets USC in Cotton Bowl

perth_map

Another Big Ten-Pac-12 confrontation on the bowl schedule will come in the Fiesta Bowl on December 30 between No. 9 Penn State (10-2) and No. 11 Washington (10-2). MORE THAN DISAPPOINTED: "They're probably devastated", Meyer said of his players. They will, at least, combine to make the most compelling non-playoff bowl of the season. Read More »

Jimmy Smith receives 4-game suspension

perth_map

Smith would then have been eligible for the postseason if Baltimore made the playoffs. Smith, 29, who suffered a season-ending torn Achilles in Sunday's win over Detroit, will serve the ban while on injured reserve, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said . Read More »

Shea Patterson given permission to explore transfer from Ole Miss

perth_map

A show-cause on an NCAA coach means the coach does not escape the penalties by leaving the school where the penalties took place. The decision may also detail any punishments for participants in the case, including former coach Hugh Feeze. No athletically related duties or contact with prospective student-athletes and their families. He must not participate in any recruiting activities during this time. Read More »

New York Yankees Will Make Aaron Boone Their New Manager

perth_map

Boone became the first person with no experience as a manager or coach to interview to become Joe Girardi's successor with the New York Yankees , a job he has reportedly been given. "I feel like I am the guy that can hopefully help these guys go to another level as players", Boone said after his November 17 interview. Speaking earlier Friday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he had consulted with Rodriguez about the candidates, but said the former Yankee was not one of them. Read More »

Tunisia coach Maaloul targets World Cup opener against England

perth_map

Gareth Southgate's side also have Panama, who came through the Concacaf round, on June 24 in Nizhy Novgorod. He added: "We are a group of players with an incredible responsibility, they are true ambassadors for Belgium football". The most hotly anticipated match in Group H will be England against Belgium, a game likely to feature a large number of Premier League players, from Kevin De Bruyne to Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku , and they are coached by Roberto Martínez. Read More »

Big Ol' Scott Frost-Nebraska News Drops While He's Coaching UCF Game

perth_map

This year the team is 12-0 after a double-overtime 62-55 win over Memphis in Saturday's American Athletic Conference championship game. I am truly humbled to be here. In addition to head coaching, Frost spent time at OR as wide receivers coach from 2009-13 before being promoted to offensive coordinator from 2013-15. Read More »

Israeli Missiles Hit Military Site Near Damascus Outskirts

perth_map

On several occasions, the Syrian army has also confiscated Israeli-made arms and military equipment from terrorists fighting the government forces. Although the air defences responded to the attack, intercepting two of the missiles, the rest caused damage to the base. Read More »

Arsenal and Man Utd in title race showdown

perth_map

Mourinho added: "When we have the ball, we are going to attack with 11 players because even the goalkeeper needs to know what to do when we have the ball". Speaking after Arsenal's 5-0 thrashing of Huddersfield Town on Wednesday, which moved the Gunners to just four points behind second-place United in the table, Wenger doesn't think Mourinho will "park the bus" as he has done away from home against other rivals this season. Read More »

Victoria's Secret is accused of racism yet again

perth_map

A short clip of Victoria's Secret models singing a racist slur has sparked outrage online. Fans were quick to point out in that St. Louis native and model Devon Windsor refrained from joining her VS sisters in saying the n-word. Another person agreed and tweeted: 'Oh! "Because to be black is to walk through the world and watch people doing things that you can not do". She also revealed the title and release date of her next song. Read More »

Sponsors take the piss out of Everton after Allardyce appointment

perth_map

Former Under-23s manager David Unsworth took over on a caretaker basis in October following Ronald Koeman's dismissal but has been able to turn his side's fortunes around. Everton have lost seven of their 14 league games this season and can not qualify for the knockout stages of the Europa League after earning one point from their five Group E matches. Read More »

Playoff top 4 might not stay as is

perth_map

Clemson (11-1) defeated SC 34-10 on the road while Oklahoma (11-1) pummeled West Virginia 59-31 at home. Alabama, who lost to Auburn this past Saturday, slipped from first to fifth this week, while Georgia is sixth. "I think this team deserves the opportunity to get in the playoff by what they've been able to accomplish and what they've been able to do", Saban said postgame. Read More »