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Sports Jon Gruden named Raiders' coach
Author: 0 Jon Gruden named Raiders' coach

Gruden's contract with the Raiders is expected to be worth $100 million over 10 years, according to ESPN . The worst-kept secret of the week has been confirmed: Jon Gruden will return to coach the Oakland Raiders . "We congratulate you as you head back to the sidelines with the Raiders". He will be introduced at the team facility in Alameda on Tuesday in a 3 p.m.

Sports Pistons interested in Nikola Mirotic trade with Bulls
Author: 0 Pistons interested in Nikola Mirotic trade with Bulls

The question is, where will Mirotic get moved? A Mirotic trade could coincide with the return of swingman Zach LaVine, who is expected to be available in the coming days after tearing his ACL in February. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune . Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic (illness) will not play on Monday versus the Houston Rockets. With him in the lineup this season, the Bulls are 11-6.

Sports Isaiah Thomas: Battling rust but feeling 'a lot better'
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas: Battling rust but feeling 'a lot better'

Their combination of stifling defense, led by Jimmy Butler, coupled with some hot-shooting, frustrated the defending Eastern Conference champions, including Isaiah Thomas , who was slapped with a Flagrant 2 foul on Andrew Wiggins in the third quarter after hitting him near the neck and jaw area.

Sports Japanese kayaker banned eight years for lacing rival's drink
Author: 0 Japanese kayaker banned eight years for lacing rival's drink

But the Japan Canoe Federation and the Japanese Anti-Doping Federation continued to look into the matter because of inconsistencies. The Japan Canoe Federation has restored Komatsu's records that were stripped after the disqualification and reversed Komatsu's suspension from the sport, ESPN reported .

Sports Reggie Lynch Still on Minnesota Basketball Team Amid Sexual Assault Suspension
Author: 0 Reggie Lynch Still on Minnesota Basketball Team Amid Sexual Assault Suspension

Last Thursday, the EOAA concluded an investigation that started October 9 into Lynch's actions. On Friday, they learned that Lynch appealed, asking for hearings before the Sexual Misconduct Subcommittee (SSMS). Lynch won the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year last season and was a primary member of the frontcourt rotation again this season before these findings were publicized.

Sports LaVar Ball Believes Lakers' Head Coach Luke Walton Has Lost The Team
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Believes Lakers' Head Coach Luke Walton Has Lost The Team

The heart of the matter, though, is whether Walton has lost the Lakers. "As president of the coaches association, I view the recent ESPN article as a disgrace, quite honestly", he said. ESPN pays a hefty sum to the league to televise basketball games, and the interviews with coaches are part of making those broadcasts compelling to audiences in the USA and worldwide.

Sports Quarterback switch gives Alabama a lift as it claims another national title
Author: 0 Quarterback switch gives Alabama a lift as it claims another national title

Alabama kicker Andy Pappanastos missed a 36 yard field goal at the end of regulation that would have won the game. Georgia took the lead on a field goal four plays later in the first overtime possession. He has the "it" factor. Handful of mistakes aside, Tagovailoa couldn't have delivered a much better performance, regardless of the circumstances. He did this all after halftime, against a talented Georgia defense that stifled the Alabama offense throughout the first half.

Sports Georgia QB Jacob Eason expected to transfer to Washington, reports say
Author: 0 Georgia QB Jacob Eason expected to transfer to Washington, reports say

And with five-star quarterback Justin Fields enrolling early, Georgia's QB depth chart was about to get even more competitive, not less. Eason was a top recruit in the 2016 class, regarded as the No. "Going to sit down with my family and figure that out", he told the Seattle Times' Stefanie Loh in Atlanta. For what it's worth, and as expected, Eason said he has not made a final decision in his future.

Sports Alabama's Bo Scarbrough Clarifies His Comments Before National Championship
Author: 0 Alabama's Bo Scarbrough Clarifies His Comments Before National Championship

Now, from a distance, in a crowded hallway with multiple people yelling, it's easy to see how one could misinterpret what someone else said. President Trump was in attendance for the Crimson Tide's title clash with SEC rival Georgia. The civil rights group instructed potential protesters to show up at the NCAA championship game with anti-Trump placards in hand and wearing their choice of white attire.

Sports Panthers part ways with Mike Shula and Ken Dorsey
Author: 0 Panthers part ways with Mike Shula and Ken Dorsey

Carolina finished 19th in total offense and fourth in rushing this past season, but again struggled moving the ball through the air and finished 28th in passing. The Carolina Panthers are making some major changes to their offensive coaching staff. The Panthers have called a Tuesday afternoon news conference with Rivera to discuss the decisions.

Sports A whole lot of LeBron James gets Cavaliers past Magic
Author: 0 A whole lot of LeBron James gets Cavaliers past Magic

On Monday night, the Cavaliers shot terribly (the 34.2 percent three-point shooting on the game does not reflect how seven of the Cavs' 13 made threes came in the fourth quarter, with LeBron on the bench and the game long since out of hand).

Sports Trump mocked for not fully singing National Anthem
Author: 0 Trump mocked for not fully singing National Anthem

President Donald Trump stumbled his way through a rendition of the United States national anthem at a college football game in Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday night. " Trump doesn't know the national anthem". The White House slapped down speculation that the president is "unfit" for office last week after anecdotes in Wolff's bombshell book about the first year of Donald Trump's presidency raised new questions about the 71-year-old's mental competency.

Sports Watch Kendrick Lamar's Stunning CFP National Championship Halftime Performance
Author: 0 Watch Kendrick Lamar's Stunning CFP National Championship Halftime Performance

Alabama came back in the second half of the College Football Playoff Championship Game to win it at 26-23 in overtime, but its first-half performance was bad. Lamar has previously been critical of the president - a year ago he rapped: "Donald Trump is a chump, know how we feel, punk / Tell "em that God comin" / And Russia need a replay button, y'all up to something", on " The Heart Part 4 " - but directed no overt statements Trump's way last night.

Sports Alabama Player Proposes to Girlfriend After Crimson Tide Win
Author: 0 Alabama Player Proposes to Girlfriend After Crimson Tide Win

While celebrating the latest in Alabama's many recent national championships, Crimson Tide player Bradley Bozeman got down on one knee on the field and proposed to his girlfriend, former Alabama basketball player Nikki Hegstetter. "I was thinking how I'd do it, but I completely left my mind, and I just went for it", Bozeman said. In a span of only a few minutes, Bozeman, a permanent team captain, won a national championship and gained a fiancee.

Sports Be the catalyst in India's economic development: PM Modi to PIO parliamentarians
Author: 0 Be the catalyst in India's economic development: PM Modi to PIO parliamentarians

While addressing the first PIO, Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj pitched for "Sangharsh se Sansad", which is the theme of such parliamentary conferences. "At a time when the world is divided by ideologies, you can tell about India's inclusive philosophy of 'Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas". "Rafael regrets the decision and remains committed to cooperating with the Indian ministry of defense and to its strategy of continuing to work in India, an important market, as it has for more ...

Sports Clarke-Salter closing in on Sunderland loan move
Author: 0 Clarke-Salter closing in on Sunderland loan move

With the FIFA World Cup approaching, the former Marseille man is looking to get regular first-team action, but for Chelsea, it is believed that they will only sanction his move if an alternative is acquired. Clarke-Salter, who is an England U20 worldwide, has only made one Premier League appearance for the Blues and spent time on loan at Bristol Rovers last season.

Sports Man City boss Guardiola: Aguero must stay long-term
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola: Aguero must stay long-term

I said leave the referees please. "I have a lot of respect for Sean Dyche and the way they play". "But they do it perfectly and that is why football is top". Guardiola revealed that Silva was due to return to Valencia immediately after the game and continue to "commute" between Spain and England while his son receives treatment.

Sports Warriors Steve Kerr: LaVar Ball 'The Kardashian Of The NBA'
Author: 0 Warriors Steve Kerr: LaVar Ball 'The Kardashian Of The NBA'

It's a societal issue, and it's been going on for many , many years, and it's - I think - really invading the sports world now". So this is not an ESPN judgement, it's a societal thing more than anything. The simple answer is that these media companies are businesses, and their main goal is to make money. LaVar Ball has become a media sensation. And in exchange for that they should back up the coaches.

Sports AFL great Mark Thompson released without charge following drug probe
Author: 0 AFL great Mark Thompson released without charge following drug probe

Thompson's Port Melbourne warehouse was raided last Friday. "As the man has now been arrested we won't be providing any further commentary on the matter", police said in a statement. He coached Geelong to two premierships before returning to the Bombers as an assistant coach. He was at the club during its darkest era when a supplements scandal led to Essendon players being suspended for the 2016 season.