Archive for December, 2018

Chelsea suspends 4 fans following alleged racial abuse

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Chelsea says four people have been suspended from attending the team's matches amid a police investigation into whether Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling was racially abused at Stamford Bridge.

Golden State Warriors win ‘Sportsperson of the Year’ award

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to be honoured as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year . The Warriors join the 1980 U.S. hockey team, the 1999 U.S. Women's World Cup soccer squad and the 2004 Boston Red Sox as the other team honorees.

Former Packers coach Winston Moss: ‘Aaron Rodgers has been the coach for nine years’

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Joe Philbin’s first move last week as Green Bay Packers interim head coach was to fire associate head coach/linebackers coach Winston Moss. Moss had been with the Packers since 2006, hired by Mike McCarthy to be part of his staff when McCarthy was named the team’s head coach.

Blue Jays reportedly chasing free-agent lefty Keuchel at Winter Meetings

Monday, December 10th, 2018

The annual off-season fight for pitching is on, and Dallas Keuchel is becoming one of the most coveted arms on the free-agent market, with the Toronto Blue Jays said to be interested in the former Houston Astros left-hander.

Argonauts promote Chamblin to head coach, succeeding fired Trestman

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Corey Chamblin is the new head coach of the Toronto Argonauts, succeeding recently fired Marc Trestman. The 41-year-old was the CFL team's defensive co-ordinator last year.

Chad le Clos throws support to growing rebellion by top swimmers

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Four-time Olympic medalist Chad le Clos threw his support Monday behind a planned new competition that is leading top swimmers to rebel against their own governing body.

Jameis Winston gets involved in heated sideline discussion

Monday, December 10th, 2018

It hasn’t been an ideal kind of season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Sunday was a microcosm of this entire flailing season. Up 11 points on the New Orleans Saints, the Bucs proceeded to give up 25 unanswered points and lose 28-14. Fox Sports cameras caught a Tampa Bay sideline fracas, as quarterback Jameis Winston and center Ryan Jensen engaged in a rather heated difference of opinion.

Hamilton’s Kia Nurse wants to give young girls opportunity to play at the highest level

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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The 22-year-old from Hamilton recently announced the formation of Kia Nurse Elite, her own Nike-backed program that will play on the Elite Youth Basketball League circuit in the U.S. starting this summer.

No, Aaron Rodgers did not get Mike McCarthy fired

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Now that Mike McCarthy has been fricasseed from coast to coast, and gotten fired by the Packers with a quarter-season to go, I’d like to take a moment to praise McCarthy’s accomplishments in his 12.75 seasons as coach of one of America’s teams. • McCarthy won 135 games, averaging 10.4 wins per season, and stands 25th on the all-time NFL wins list (playoffs included).

Dolphins’ Kenyan Drake Wants Ball He Threw Into Stands After Miracle Win vs. Patriots

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake weaved his way through New England Patriots defenders, scoring the game–winning touchdown after receiving a lateral and in his excitement, threw the ball in the stands. Drake sprinted the final 52 yards after receiving a lateral from DeVante Parker, who got the ball from Kenny Stills. The Dolphins score, the last of nine lead changes, prevented the Patriots from clinching the AFC East at least for one week.