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Sports Embiid, Covington lead 76ers to 109-105 win over Clippers
Author: 0 Embiid, Covington lead 76ers to 109-105 win over Clippers

Johnson received the playing time Monday night after sitting out Saturday's loss to the Golden State Warriors in Oakland. Robert Covington keeps showing why he's the best acquisition not named Embiid by former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott Drops Suspension Appeal, Will Serve Remaining Five Games
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Drops Suspension Appeal, Will Serve Remaining Five Games

In making the decision, Elliott's agents, Rocky Arceneaux and Frank Salzanosaid, said that the running back accepted the suspension because it was in the best interests of his friends, family and teammates. He did not play Sunday in the Cowboys' loss to the Atlanta Falcons . Last week, the 2nd Circuit Court denied the NFLPA's motion for an emergency injunction while also lifting the stay that kept Elliott on the field in Week 9.

Sports Rams QB Jared Goff putting up fantastic numbers from play-action
Author: 0 Rams QB Jared Goff putting up fantastic numbers from play-action

Offensively, the Rams are averaging 32.9 points and 388.9 total yards (260.1 in passing and 128.8 in rushing) per game. Overall, the Rams have been the more consistent team, and I trust Goff and this offense to have more success than I do Keenum and banged up weapons.

Sports Arkansas coach Bret Bielema comments on news regarding AD Jeff Long
Author: 0 Arkansas coach Bret Bielema comments on news regarding AD Jeff Long

The trustees did meet in executive session with UA Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz, who was Long's supervisor. After compiling a 68-24 record with the Badgers, Bielema is 29-32 at Arkansas, including a 4-6 record in 2017. Long commissioned a master plan for athletic facilities in 2011 and has overseen the renovation or construction of eight projects in the past six years, including the ongoing $160 million renovation to Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Sports Arsene Wenger is Making Plans For Life After Arsenal
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger is Making Plans For Life After Arsenal

Wenger has led Arsenal to three league titles and seven FA Cup trophies during his 21-year tenure and signed a new two-year contract at the north London club in May. Wenger has in the past refused to rule out managing England, claiming previous year: 'One day, if I'm free, why not?' The Daily Mail is reporting that Arsene Wenger has rekindled his interest in the England worldwide amid growing talk of Sanchez completing a move to the Citizens.

Sports Stone Temple Pilots Have Officially Unveiled Their New Singer
Author: 0 Stone Temple Pilots Have Officially Unveiled Their New Singer

Gutt played his first show with STP at the Troubadour last night, but phones weren't allowed, so there's no footage online yet. On top of that, he appeared on the 2013 United States version of X Factor and finished in second place. STP says the band found Gutt through word of mouth and not the audition process. The band has since released their first song with Gutt titled "Meadow", which evokes some Scott Weiland-esque elements in his voice, though acts as a preview of future songs to come ...

Sports Lionel Messi signs new Barcelona contract?
Author: 0 Lionel Messi signs new Barcelona contract?

However, the lack of official confirmation from the La Liga club has caused concern among fans. "Messi has a contract which has been renewed", Tebas said, according to FourFourTwo . Meanwhile Messi is said to want his club to sign Alli as well as Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho. It's critical the club eradicate any trace of doubt regarding his contract situation as soon as possible.

Sports Italy misses on World Cup qualification
Author: 0 Italy misses on World Cup qualification

Napoli legend Diego Maradona is sorry seeing Italy out of the World Cup. The tournament was held in Sweden . At the other end, Sweden keeper Olsen saved well from midfielders Jorginho and Alessandro Florenzi, who also clipped an acrobatic volley narrowly wide.

Sports Bills benching Tyrod Taylor in favor of rookie Nathan Peterman
Author: 0 Bills benching Tyrod Taylor in favor of rookie Nathan Peterman

In his place, Peterman completed 7-of-10 passes for 79 yards and a touchdown. "This is not an indictment on Tyrod", Bills head coach Sean McDermott said about the quarterback change. Taylor is a holdover from ex-coach Rex Ryan and may have played his final snap for the Bills. McDermott in August squashed speculation that Peterman could be the starter by standing by Taylor after he completed 48 percent of his passes for 100 yards, two interceptions and a 27.9 passer rating in three ...

Sports Tennis ace Serena Williams set to tie knot with fiance Alexis Ohanian
Author: 0 Tennis ace Serena Williams set to tie knot with fiance Alexis Ohanian

Kris Jenner , Beyonce , JAY-Z, and perhaps Prince Harry's girlfriend and actress Meghan Markle are expected to attend the wedding, which is going to be a closed affair. It's a special city for Serena and somewhere she has always loved. Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian are headed to the altar! She and Ohanian are parents to Alexis Olympia, who was born September 1.

Sports Michael Bisping to retire after UFC London in March
Author: 0 Michael Bisping to retire after UFC London in March

Bisping, 38, is no stranger to last-minute fights, having won his middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 in 2016 on just 17 days notice. Bisping lost in the main event of the UFC 217 PPV (pay-per-view) event on November 4th in NY at Madison Square Garden to former UFC welterweight champion and current middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre by submission.

Sports Jedinak hat-trick sends Australia to World Cup
Author: 0 Jedinak hat-trick sends Australia to World Cup

Honduras captain Maynor Figueroa netted a consolation for the visitors in stoppage time. "We knew it was always going to be a hard qualifying campaign but this makes it very, very special". However his first, a deflected free-kick, was later awarded as an own goal. The Socceroos skipper wasn't done yet, and added another goal to his name with five minutes remaining.

Sports Cardinals, Giants, Phillies, Red Sox In Mix For Giancarlo Stanton
Author: 0 Cardinals, Giants, Phillies, Red Sox In Mix For Giancarlo Stanton

The Miami Marlins have been in discussions with the St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox, according to multiple sources . Stanton is 28 and coming off his best Major League Baseball season by far. While Stanton hit.281 with a whopping 59 home runs and 132 RBI past year, Heyman notes that the Red Sox may prefer to sign someone like free agent outfielder J.D.

Author: 0 Are Manchester United considering Marco Silva to be Jose Mourinho's successor?

Mourinho reportedly still feels his side needs more strength in midfield, and according to The Independent , he believes Valencia's Carlos Soler could do just that. He has registered four assists and netted once in his 11 La Liga appearances this season, starting every match as Valencia have climbed to second in the table, and can provide a much-needed creative spark.

Sports Packers at Bears: Highlights, score and recap
Author: 0 Packers at Bears: Highlights, score and recap

Even with Aaron Rodgers back in the lineup. The three make up the heart of the Green Bay Packers' offensive line and when their quarterback - their backup quarterback, to be exact - barked at them in the huddle during practice last week, they looked at each other and had the same reaction.

Sports Papa John's apologizes for
Author: 0 Papa John's apologizes for "divisive" comments that National Football League protests hurt sales

The pizza chain used its Twitter page Tuesday to apologize to anyone who thought talk stemming from the company's quarterly conference call almost two weeks ago was meant to be divisive. "The NFL has hurt us", he said earlier this month, per Darren Rovell of ESPN. Schnatter's original comments turned his company into an emblem of the political and cultural divide in the United States, with some people advocating boycotts of Papa John's and others praising his stance.

Sports Celtics' Kyrie Irving: No black mask if you want me to pass
Author: 0 Celtics' Kyrie Irving: No black mask if you want me to pass

Boston (13-2) and Golden State (11-3) have the two best records in the National Basketball Association. Even though DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry combined to score almost half of the Raptors points, Al Horford , 21 points, led a balanced attack that featured five Celtics scoring in double figures.

Sports Jokinen to Kings, Cammalleri to Oilers
Author: 0 Jokinen to Kings, Cammalleri to Oilers

To obtain Cammalleri, the Oilers gave up forward Jussi Jokinen , whom they signed as a free agent just this summer. The 35-year-old Richmond Hill native signed a one-year deal with the Kings in the off-season, the club that drafted him in the second round (49th overall) in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

Sports Texas State Suspends Fraternities, Sororities After Pledge Dies
Author: 0 Texas State Suspends Fraternities, Sororities After Pledge Dies

The death of Matt Ellis, a business sophomore transfer student from Humble, Texas is under investigation. Police say the initial investigation indicates alcohol may have been a factor in his death. According to The University Star , the college's student newspaper, Ellis had been initiated into the campus chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity the previous night.

Sports Fleetwood boosts Race to Dubai hopes as Jamieson secures Nedbank lead
Author: 0 Fleetwood boosts Race to Dubai hopes as Jamieson secures Nedbank lead

Sergio Garcia can also seal his first Race to Dubai title but is over a million points behind. At the Nedbank Golf Challenge at San City in South Africa last week Fleetwood was 10th and the event was won by Branden Grace . There was a time when being European No. 1 was a big deal. The Spaniard is one of only two players who can still overtake Tommy Fleetwood at the top of the standings, although needs a win at Jumeirah Golf Estates to have any chance of finishing European No 1.