• Leonid meteor shower peaks Friday and Saturday
Leonid meteor shower peaks Friday and Saturday

Subsequently, when Earth crosses that path during the same period, most of these pieces burn up in atmosphere offering a stunning show of shooting stars. The meteor shower will be visible to the naked eye. "There's no moonlight this year to wash out the fainter meteors, so it should be a good time for Leonid watching", astronomer Bill Cooke said t...

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  • Jerry Jones requests meeting to talk Roger Goodell contract negotiations
Jerry Jones requests meeting to talk Roger Goodell contract negotiations

But then Goodell suspended Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games - Elliott dropped his appeal on Wednesday night, coincidentally, and will serve out the suspension. On Saturday, committee chairman Arthur Blank of the Atlanta Falcons removed Jones as an ad-hoc, non-voting member of the committee due to his threat to sue.

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  • 3 keys to victory for Eagles against Cowboys Week 11
3 keys to victory for Eagles against Cowboys Week 11

The current standings for the NFC East remain in the Eagles favor, with them leading by three wins, followed by the Cowboys at 5-4, the Redskins at 4-5 and the Giants in last place, with a pathetic, single win. Clayborn has eight sacks on the season, a mark that triggered a $750,000 bonus in his contract. It may look bad now but the Eagles ...

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  • BBC Price of Football puts Huddersfield Town top of the Premier League
BBC Price of Football puts Huddersfield Town top of the Premier League

However, a separate poll of 1,000 fans aged 18 to 24 conducted by ComRes has found that only one in four (26 per cent) attend more than one match a month. The average cost of a junior shirt is now over £40. The price of a replica adult Arsenal shirt reflected badly, with the cost at £55 higher than the league average by £4.10.

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  • Rick Zamperin: The Ezekiel Elliott suspension saga is over… finally
Rick Zamperin: The Ezekiel Elliott suspension saga is over… finally

The NFLPA still can pursue its lawsuit against the NFL on Elliott's behalfeven though he's accepted the terms of the suspension. Last week the second U.S. In the meantime, he intends to release a "final personal statement" about Thompson's accusations and the suspension in the coming weeks. Elliott has said he is innocent throughout the process...

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  • Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London
Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rejects the idea that his side will go into their North London derby with Tottenham Hotspur as underdogs. They sit in third place in the Premier League and are top of their Champions League group. Santi Cazorla is still a long-term injury doubt, and it's not thought Jack Wilshere will make his first Premier Leag...

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  • Next up, Jamaal Williams: Packers keep going through running backs
Next up, Jamaal Williams: Packers keep going through running backs

It was a breakout game for the fourth-round pick, who entered the day with only 11 carries, including two in the previous four games. "It seldom is. But I was impressed with the young guy". "I guess he was third string but it speaks a lot to him and his preparation", left tackle David Bakhtiari said. You could see just the way he went from being be...

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  • Diamondbacks' Torey Lovullo, Twins' Paul Molitor win manager of the year awards
Diamondbacks' Torey Lovullo, Twins' Paul Molitor win manager of the year awards

The St. Paul native was chosen as the league's top manager over two other finalists, each of whom led their teams to 100-win seasons: Cleveland's Terry Francona, a two-time victor, and Houston's A.J. "I tried to put it on the back burner as best as I could". The Twins used a staggering 36 different pitchers in 2017 and traded away closer Brandon Ki...

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  • Panthers rookie Curtis Samuel out for remainder of season
Panthers rookie Curtis Samuel out for remainder of season

Cam Newton said the injury is "real bad" while Rivera said he's "not optimistic" about his status. In his absence, Russell Shepard , Kaelin Clay and Brenton Bersin all figure to receive increased opportunities opposite No. There are some guys on our team that would say yes. Rivera is confident tight end Greg Olsen will return from injured ...

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  • Australia qualify for Russia World Cup
Australia qualify for Russia World Cup

It was the 22nd match of Australia's qualifying campaign and it remains to be seen if coach Ange Postecoglou will lead the squad to Russian Federation after he was reported in local media to be contemplating stepping down. "It won't take too long", Postecoglou said. Postecoglou became the first Australian to guide the Socceroos through qualificat...

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  • BBC Shed Some Light On Marouane Fellaini's Future At Manchester United
BBC Shed Some Light On Marouane Fellaini's Future At Manchester United

In an interview with the Daily Mirror , Mourinho may be preparing United fans for a possible setback in a title race now being dominated by their local rivals Manchester City , who have opened up an eight point lead at the top of the table just 11 games into the season.

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  • Tyrod Taylor 'shocked' by benching, will continue leading, helping Nathan Peterman
Tyrod Taylor 'shocked' by benching, will continue leading, helping Nathan Peterman

First off, this is nothing against Nathan Peterman . In late April, shortly after the Bills took Peterman in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft - and 12 months after they used a fourth-rounder on quarterback Cardale Jones - McDermott said he wasn't willing to name Taylor the starter for 2017.

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  • One step closer to seventh ATP Finals title
One step closer to seventh ATP Finals title

The United States has been waiting 10 years for a win at the ATP Finals, and few thought Jack Sock would be the man to deliver it. This year, Federer beat the younger of the Zverev brothers at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, but the German returned the favor at the Rogers Cup in Montreal.

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  • 'Sanchez feeling the pressure of failed Man City move'
'Sanchez feeling the pressure of failed Man City move'

From the evidence so far there is little chance of Alexis suddenly becoming the player a year ago that refused to be left on the bench - and wanted to play and do his best even when he was injured. Who will start for Arsene Wenger against Tottenham? I don't dispute that they are a good side, but they are not an unstoppable side. "I understand...

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  • Arkansas fires athletic director Jeff Long after 10 years
Arkansas fires athletic director Jeff Long after 10 years

That hasn't worked out, as Arkansas is just 4-6 this season and three games under.500 with Bielema at the controls. The former television announcer was the coach when the Razorbacks took a knee during the national anthem during an exhibition game prior to the 2016-17 season.

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  • Italy coach sacked after failure to qualify for World Cup
Italy coach sacked after failure to qualify for World Cup

Italy lost their play-off for a place in Russian Federation next summer 1-0 on aggregate to Sweden, the first time since 1958 the Azzurri have failed to qualify for a World Cup. National team boss Giampiero Ventura was relieved of his duties earlier today, leading fans to speculate over who will look to restore the 2006 world champions to their for...

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  • Corey Kluber wins 2017 AL Cy Young Award
Corey Kluber wins 2017 AL Cy Young Award

Sale started the All-Star Game after a 11-4, 2.75 beginning to his season, his first with the Red Sox. The Yankees scored nine run in 6.1 innings against Kluber in his two ALDS starts. He received one third-place vote, 16 fourth-place votes and eight fifth-place votes. Throughout the month of August, Kluber posted a 5-1 record with 54 strikeouts ...

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  • Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023
Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023

From the above criteria, South Africa ranked highest with 78.97%, France second with 75.88% and Ireland third with 72.25%, however members of the World Rugby Council opted to select France . It was based on evaluations by the Rugby World Cup Board that looked at infrastructure, financial commitments and a variety of other mitigating fact...

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  • 'We are Nigeria' - Twitter reacts to Super Eagles dismantling of Argentina
'We are Nigeria' - Twitter reacts to Super Eagles dismantling of Argentina

He was later released and rejoined the rest of the Argentinian squad. Sergio Aguero became dizzy at half-time of Argentina's friendly. The 63 year old has only lost one competitive match since taking over the team in August 2016. "He will be assessed by the club's medical team ahead of this weekend's Premier League trip to Leicester City". ...

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  • Conor McGregor finally issues apology over Bellator Dublin antics
Conor McGregor finally issues apology over Bellator Dublin antics

McGregor, who had been a spectator in Dublin, leapt into the octagon to celebrate with Ward moments after he won with a first-round knockout to beat Redmond. Conor McGregor may be the face of the UFC , but he's still going to have to face some consequences for his freakish outburst at a recent Bellator event.

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  • NFL Owners Contemplating 'Nuclear Option' With Jerry Jones
NFL Owners Contemplating 'Nuclear Option' With Jerry Jones

Jones was issued a cease-and-desist warning Monday. The ripples have extended as far out as the owners considering enacting a clause in the league's constitution that could see Jones forfeit his ownership of the Cowboys, according to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio .

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  • How to Watch Patriots vs. Broncos
How to Watch Patriots vs. Broncos

What are the telltale signs of a poorly coached football team? Brock Olivo must be fired, sooner rather than later. Denver shut down New England on its opening drive only to have Isaiah McKenzie botch the punt return. New England won for the sixth time in that span. It was clear as a November day in Denver from that first punt muffed punt t...

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  • Mane Aggrevates Hamstring Injury, Clyne Undergoes Back Surgery
Mane Aggrevates Hamstring Injury, Clyne Undergoes Back Surgery

The defender resumed light-intensity running at Melwood in September, with manager Jurgen Klopp hailing "a big step" forward in his recovery, but the 26-year-old has since suffered a setback. The English media reported on Monday evening that the England global has undergone corrective back surgery on an issue that has plagued him for months, and ...

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  • Trump asks China's Xi to intervene in case of arrested UCLA players
Trump asks China's Xi to intervene in case of arrested UCLA players

A source told the Los Angeles Times that a representative from the team and PAC-12 are staying with the players. According to David Nakamura of the Washington Post , President Donald Trump called Chinese President Xi Jinping in hopes of resolving the shoplifting case against UCLA Bruins freshman basketball player LiAngelo Ball and two ...

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  • LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers take NY subway ride following Monday shootaround
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers take NY subway ride following Monday shootaround

And one of those whose interest was piqued was LeBron James , who recently said Smith was a "diamond in the rough". "I was talking about just the Knicks organization and Phil Jackson at the time and Dennis Smith's talent and Porzingis".

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  • Colin Kaepernick named GQ 'Citizen of the Year'
Colin Kaepernick named GQ 'Citizen of the Year'

The interview runs in the December 2017 issue of GQ. The list also includes Stephen Colbert being named the Bad Hombre of the Year , Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman of the Year , and Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant as the Champion of the Year .

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  • Patriots notebook: Outspoken Martellus Bennett returns to lineup
Patriots notebook: Outspoken Martellus Bennett returns to lineup

It was quite an eventful week for Bennett. The tight end, who the Green Bay Packers waived on Wednesday, is dealing with a shoulder injury, which requires surgery. "[Martellus] obviously had been in the system for a year", Bill Belichick said after the game Sunday. Not that he was trying to get me play thru it but the way he was saying things.

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  • Liam Miller, former Manchester United and Celtic midfielder, undergoing cancer treatment
Liam Miller, former Manchester United and Celtic midfielder, undergoing cancer treatment

The 36-year-old spent two years at Old Trafford having been signed by Sir Alex Ferguson back in 2004, playing 22 games in all competitions for the Red Devils. His former teammate at Hibernian, Tam McManus wrote on Twitter; "Awful news about Liam Miller keep the fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through".

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  • Sweden shatter Italy's World Cup dream
Sweden shatter Italy's World Cup dream

Italy must not panic as they bid to avoid missing a World Cup for the first time in 60 years, goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said after a 1-0 play-off first-leg defeat by Sweden pushed them to the brink of disaster. That is the only regret I have and certainly not that I am finishing my career, because time passes and it's only right. The Europ...

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  • 49ers Player Scores Emotional Touchdown Hours After Losing Newborn Son
49ers Player Scores Emotional Touchdown Hours After Losing Newborn Son

On his way into the end zone, he had blown a kiss to the sky. After doing so, he dropped to his knees in the middle of the endzone in an emotional state. This wasn't the only big play Goodwin had in the game, as he also produced a big block on tight end Garrett Celek's 47-yard touchdown. On Instagram , Goodwin wrote that doctors had to deliv...

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  • LeBron James chronicles Cleveland Cavaliers' post-shootaround subway ride
LeBron James chronicles Cleveland Cavaliers' post-shootaround subway ride

By now you've probably seen the video of LeBron James and some of his Cavs teammates riding the subway in New York City on Monday. "We had two options: a 45-minute bus ride or a six-minute train ride, so we chose to hop on the train with the squad", James says in another video posted on Twitter.

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  • NJ bar bans National Football League games Veterans Day weekend
NJ bar bans National Football League games Veterans Day weekend

The president and other critics argued that the playing of the national anthem was the wrong time for protests, regardless of the reason, because the song represents US national unity and respect for those who serve in the military. The Lower Burrell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 92 will not broadcast Sunday's 1 p.m. matchup between the Steelers a...

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  • Steelers lose Mike Mitchell, Joe Haden
Steelers lose Mike Mitchell, Joe Haden

It is a part of the Colts' identity through 10 games into the season. Roethlisberger threw two second-half touchdown passes to erase a 14-point deficit and then hooked up with Antonio Brown on a 32-yard completion with 35 seconds left to set up Chris Boswell's 33-yard field goal as time expired for a 20-17 victory at Indianapolis.

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  • Seamers set up 192 run win for England
Seamers set up 192 run win for England

There was surprise among pundits that Knight agreed to the early close given she was only 21 runs away from her century, and she knows how rarely opportunities come to play Test cricket for the women's teams. Unfortunately, with only four days in the match the pitch needed to have something in it for the bowlers to generate an outright result, and ...

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  • Northern Ireland's World Cup dream ended by Switzerland
Northern Ireland's World Cup dream ended by Switzerland

Corry Evans is suspended after being booked in the controversial penalty incident, in the first leg, which Ricardo Rodriguez scored from. This will be Switzerland's 11th qualification to the FIFA World Cup after making their debut at the second edition in Italy in 1934.

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