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Sport Steve Kerr Would Vote Gregg Popovich for President
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The defense looks atrocious, and no one cares that they're playing without a point guard. Instead, he has been assigned to Santa Cruz of the G-League (formerly the NBA Developmental League), which begins its regular season Friday. The Spurs will be limited in this game, however. The Spurs are always tough to beat in their own building, but we saw them struggle mightily without Leonard in the playoffs last season and it's hard to see them staying with the Warriors while they're so ...

Sport PM says Nawaz not stepping down as party chief
Author: 0 PM says Nawaz not stepping down as party chief

According to a Dawn report, the London meeting of the PML-N top leadership has made a decision to put forward Shehbaz Sharif as prime ministerial candidate after the 2018 elections if party president Nawaz Sharif remains ineligible to run for office.

Sport Wales at 'crossroads' with Chris Coleman's future as manager not yet settled
Author: 0 Wales at 'crossroads' with Chris Coleman's future as manager not yet settled

Coleman has held initial talks with the Football of Association of Wales about remaining in a position he has filled since January 2012. Collins has not played for Wales since September 2016, but Coleman said: "Unfortunately for us he wants to spend a bit more time on himself to try and extend his domestic career".

Sport Bayliss: Someone must step up in Stokes' absence
Author: 0 Bayliss: Someone must step up in Stokes' absence

England's cricketers have drawn up a set of rules about their off-field behaviour in Australia after Ben Stokes's arrest, with Trevor Bayliss admitting that he has written off the all-rounder's chances of playing in the Ashes . "A good player can have an injury and you would be without them anyway, so we have just prepared with the guys that we have got here". After Stokes and Alex Hales were caught up in the incident in Bristol, a wider debate on a perceived drinking culture within ...

Sport Watch: Lionel Messi Produces One Of The Misses Of The Season
Author: 0 Watch: Lionel Messi Produces One Of The Misses Of The Season

The threat comes days after IS, a terror group banned in Russia, published a poster of Argentinian footballer Messi behind bars crying bloody tears, and an image of an IS fighter and a bomb in front of the Volgograd Arena with the words, "wait for us".

Author: 0 I'm honoured to be nominated, says Troost-Ekong — CAF Award

Ugandan goalkeeper Onyango won this award past year, after Sundowns won the 2016 Caf Champions League. Liverpool's Egypt global Mohamed Salah, RB Leipzig's Guinea midfielder Naby Keita, Chelsea's Nigeria worldwide Victor Moses and Ghana defender Thomas Partey, of Atletico Madrid, are also contenders.

Sport Benfica goalkeeper goes from hero to zero
Author: 0 Benfica goalkeeper goes from hero to zero

Benfica's goalkeeper Mile Svilar saved a two major goals from United's Romelu Lukaku . United started the second half sluggishly which handed the initiative to Benfica with Jimenez firing straight at De Gea on 57 minutes, before Goncalves hot an effort towards the bottom corner which the big Spanish shot-stopper again turned away with another great save on the hour.

Sport Jets get CB Rashard Robinson from 49ers
Author: 0 Jets get CB Rashard Robinson from 49ers

The addition of Robinson comes with NY dealing with injuries to its secondary, namely fellow cornerbacks Morris Claiborne (foot) and Buster Skrine (concussion). The second-year player was a fourth-round choice of the 49ers in the 2016 NFL Draft. It must be tough to be Todd Bowles, the head coach of the New York Jets .

Author: 0 Josh Gordon to be reinstated by National Football League at end of November

A video published on Uninterrupted last month painted Gordon as a much more sympathetic figure than some previous accounts, making him appear like a person who honestly wanted to get his substance issues under control. He has been denied reinstatement several times, most recently this past May. Gordon returned to the Browns on Monday, November 17, 2014, after serving the league-mandated 10-game suspension for a failed drug test, but after a Week 16 appearance, he has not returned to an ...

Sport Sergio Aguero In For Gabriel Jesus
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero In For Gabriel Jesus

Pep Guardiola's sides are actually unbeaten this season, having won 13 games in a row. Achieving that aim on the other hand is anything but straight forward. This Champions League clash kicks off at 19.45 GMT. "The one thing about this Manchester United team is that they are a really resilient unit".

Sport London to set Northern Ireland budget, sparking concerns of direct rule
Author: 0 London to set Northern Ireland budget, sparking concerns of direct rule

Mr Murphy also said that if Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire decides to legislate for a budget for the region at Westminster, "this phase of the talks process is over". DUP MP Gregory Campbell accused Sinn Fein of "rank hypocrisy" over the deadlock at Stormont and said his party was ready to form an executive. He said talks can not run indefinitely but the latest deadline should not be seen as a reason to abandon them.

Sport College Football Playoff title game sites for 2021-24 revealed
Author: 0 College Football Playoff title game sites for 2021-24 revealed

The College Football National Championship sites for 2021 through 2024 were officially announced on Wednesday by the playoff organizers. Hard Rock Stadium in Miami will host the game in January 2021 (following the 2020 season). None of these cities have ever hosted a CFP championship game. "Each has a first-class stadium that our fans will enjoy, a great convention center, excellent hotels for teams and fans, and the communities have successful track records of hosting major events".

Author: 0 Preseason AP basketball poll opens with Cats at No. 5

Purdue has been ranked in the preseason top 25 poll in three straight seasons, only the third time in school history that has happened. Maryland, Michigan and Wisconsin also received votes in the poll. 1. The ACC's top five teams are all in the top 16, with North Carolina at No. 9, Miami at No. 13, Notre Dame at No. 14 and Louisville at No. 16. Kansas led the charge for the Big 12 at No.

Sport Rafael Nadal secures year-end No 1 spot after remarkable 2017 season
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal secures year-end No 1 spot after remarkable 2017 season

The 16-time Grand Slam champion did not have it all his own way in a see-sawing first set in which he and Chung exchanged two breaks apiece before Nadal broke to love in the final game. The young Korean had a break point for 6-5 but Nadal's serve helped him get out of trouble and he pulled away from a tiring Chung at the end to claim victory after an hour and 48 minutes.

Sport Can Blake Shelton Get a Word in Edgewise?
Author: 0 Can Blake Shelton Get a Word in Edgewise?

So the very best part of the show was when Shelton finally paused and asked Fallon, "Can you interview me, for God's sake?" As always, Fallon enjoys playing up the over-exaggerated Southern style that Shelton embodies in his music and personality.

Sport Teague, Towns help Timberwolves tame Heat
Author: 0 Teague, Towns help Timberwolves tame Heat

Rookie Bam Adebayo finished with a 13-point, 13-rebound double-double. Whiteside has been sidelined with a bone bruise on his left knee sustained in the season-opening loss to the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center , with the Heat 2-3 in his absence.

Sport Greg McElroy sees 'outstanding stuff' in committee's first Playoff Rankings
Author: 0 Greg McElroy sees 'outstanding stuff' in committee's first Playoff Rankings

Although Alabama has been dominant, it doesn't have a win over a team now ranked in the committee's Top 25. Only one of those initial top four teams wound up in the playoff. They weren't ranked by the committee at any point in 2015 or 2016. After a feeling-out process to start the year, the Fighting Irish are one of the hottest teams in the nation, off back-to-back wins over ranked opponents ( USC , North Carolina State).

Sport Wenger backs 'super fit' Wilshere for England recall
Author: 0 Wenger backs 'super fit' Wilshere for England recall

And, despite that lack of first-team football, Wenger is adamant that Wilshere is ready for an England recall, with Southgate set to name his squad for friendlies against Brazil and Germany. 'They've played together for a long time, they've had positive and negative experiences and always responded well and they have a lot of respect for each other'.

Sport Sunderland to name caretaker manager as search for Grayson's successor begins
Author: 0 Sunderland to name caretaker manager as search for Grayson's successor begins

Sunderland are once again about to begin the process of hiring a new manager after sacking Simon Grayson less than 20 minutes (17 mins, to be precise) after Tuesday night's 3-3 draw against bottom side Bolton . Karanka has plenty of experience of managing in the Championship having led Middlesbrough into the Premier League and the fact he took over the Teessiders in 2013 with the club at a low ebb may be seen as an attribute for sorry Sunderland .

Sport Nemanja Matic lays out Premier League title plan
Author: 0 Nemanja Matic lays out Premier League title plan

Martial has only started three Premier League games this season but he has still managed to score four goals and make two assists in the top flight in a total of nine top-flight appearances. "They didn't replace Matic". I wouldn't have let him out of the building, I would have chained him to the training ground walls'. He, along with Neville who continued his tirade below, isn't convinced by replacement Tiemoue Bakayoko.