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Seattle NHL Expansion Application Approved by NHL, Can Start Season Ticket Drive

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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday said the league has approved Seattle's request to fill out an expansion application and start a season-ticket drive. "Obviously, there a lot of differences between Seattle and Quebec City, not the least of which is our conference alignment", Bettman said. She hopes to meet with potential owner David Bonderman soon. Read More »

Baker Mayfield claims Davey O'Brien Award

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It was announced Wednesday morning that the Penn State running back has become the second straight player from the Big Ten to win the Paul Hornung Award. OU tight end Mark Andrews was announced Wednesday as victor of the Mackey Award, given to the nation's top tight end, and OU's Connor McGinnis won the Mortell Award for Holder of the Year on Thursday. Read More »

The Marathon Oil's (MRO) Buy Rating Reiterated at FBR & Co

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Marathon Pete Corp now has $31.25B valuation. The trading of the day started with the price of the stock at $14.88. About 3.00 million shares traded. Trust Of Toledo Na Oh has invested 0.09% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). The Ontario - Canada-based Mackenzie Financial Corp has invested 0.18% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Paragon Cap Limited holds 0.32% of its portfolio in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) for 10,526 shares. Read More »

Arsenal legend believes this player would be a good signing for Tottenham

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The 27-year-old was quoted in The Sun newspaper last summer as he hit out at the club's wage structure and transfer dealings - comments that he was forced to apologise for in the following days. Now a misfit once again at the club, he has been linked with a move to White Hart Lane which would reunite him with his old mentor. But it's believed Mauricio Pochettino already has a replacement lined up in Ryan Sessegnon. Read More »

Spectacular KO of Overeem earns Ngannou a UFC heavyweight title shot

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Over the weekend at UFC 218 , rising heavyweight star Francis Ngannou put together a highlight reel knockout over the always unsafe Alistair Overeem . Miocic's last five fights in total have resulted in stoppage wins. UFC 220 now features one other title fight, a light heavyweight championship showdown between Daniel Cormier and fast-rising contender Volkan Oezdemir. Read More »

Serena Williams set for Australian Open Comeback

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New mum Serena Williams will be ready to make her tennis comeback next month at the Australian Open with her return to Melbourne for the season's opening Grand Slam "very likely", organisers said today. "She wants to break the record owned by Margaret Court and it would be a significant accomplishment for her to be able to do that". "We'd be pretty excited about the possibility [of her coming]", Tiley said. Read More »

Suns: Devin Booker out 2-3 weeks

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Coming off a 46-point outburst against the 76ers on Monday, Booker finished with 19 points and eight assists in 39 minutes. "I've seen guys get carried off and play the next day and guys not", Triano said. Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns injures himself and leaves the court early during the second half of an National Basketball Association game against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre on December 5, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. Read More »

Everton's incredible team news for Apollon Limassol clash

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Safe to say, Everton's eyes are firmly on the Merseyside derby this weekend. And so, a much-changed Everton side will take to the field for their last game in European competition this season. Joel Robles, Morgan Schneiderlin , Davy Klaassen, Muhamed Besic, Kevin Mirallas , Nikola Vlasic, Ademola Lookman and Beni Baningime are reportedly the only senior players involved, meaning there could be as many as eight debutants. Read More »

Burnley confirm Ireland star Robbie Brady to undergo knee surgery

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In the moments that followed the injury, it was evident that there was immediate concern for the Irish worldwide and, after Brady was stretchered off the pitch, Burnley manager Sean Dyche stated that he instantly had the feeling that the injury was "more serious than not serious". Read More »

Will you get the flu shot?

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Levine. According to this report by the New England Journal of Medicine , the number of people with the flu reached over two hundred and fifteen thousand by the middle of October in Australia, almost three times more than the H1N1 pandemic almost a decade ago. Read More »

'Simmba' poster: Ranveer Singh is the new cop in town

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The two have already collaborated on a television show. Simmba is said to be the Hindi remake of Junior NTR's South film " Temper " (2015). Ranveer Singh took to his social media account and made the announcement about the project and dropped the first look. Read More »

76ers Finally Trade Jahlil Okafor

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As part of the deal , Okafor would join the Nets along with Nik Stauskas and a future second-round pick in exchange for Trevor Booker . Looks like Jahlil Okafor is getting his wish. Over multiple seasons, the Sixers drafted three prominent college big men: Okafor, Kentucky's Nerlens Noel and Kansas' Joel Embiid . The former third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft has only played in two games this season, averaging five points and 4.5 rebounds on 44.4 per cent shooting. Read More »

Read Mike Mitchell's full rant on National Football League rules, suspensions

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That would make it easier for me, because I don't gotta wear heavy (expletive, ) but give us flags because then I know what we're playing. My nephew goes to school there and I take all that personally. Long time hope all is well with you! The other suspension came on a head-scratching Rob Gronkowski WWE-esqe move on the Buffalo Bills Tre'Davious White following an interception. Read More »

Cubs give RHP Chatwood 3-yr., $38M deal

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The Cubs have landed their first new starter this offseason in their effort to fortify a rotation that will see turnover. The three-year deal is reportedly worth roughly $40 million, according to the MLB Network . Chatwood has been fantastic on the road in the past two seasons. Chatwood missed much of 2014 and the entire 2015 after undergoing Tommy John surgery. Read More »

Are the Browns right to bring Hue Jackson back in 2018?

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CLEVELAND (AP) - One win in two seasons cost Sashi Brown his job with the Browns. We embarked on a mission to rebuild the Browns for long-term, sustainable success. McCarron prior to the NFL's October 31 trade deadline. Sashi Brown was promoted to executive VP /Gm after the firing of Ray Farmer . The Browns have three second-round picks in 2018 - theirs, and picks from the Eagles and Texans. Read More »

LaMelo Ball signs with agent, ending UCLA commitment

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LaMelo and LiAngelo hired agent Harrison Gaines , officially ending their NCAA eligibility. Lonzo , for instance, was highly recruited before starring at UCLA and LaMelo made a name for himself by scoring 92 points in a high school game last season before being pulled out of Chino Hills High School by LaVar earlier this year. Read More »

Olympics skiing star Vonn to snub White House visit for USA team

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Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn said told CNN that she will not be representing President Donald Trump at the 2018 Winter Olympics, but rather the American people. Vonn added, "I want to represent our country well". She's not alone in her stance. Olympic free skier Gus Kenworthy and figure skaters Ashley Wagner, Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon have similar thoughts as Vonn as they have also publicly stated they would not attend the White House if invited, according to USA Today . Read More »

Champions League: United, Juve into Last 16; as Bayern Beat PSG

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Click the right arrow above to find out .... Here, we take a look at their potential opponents, those of fellow Premier League sides Manchester City , Tottenham (who are both confirmed as group winners ), and Liverpool ... The number of English sides finishing at the top of their group, means that Chelsea only have a few options when it comes round to the draw. In fact no side from the same country can play another at this stage. Read More »

Ben Stokes, Alex Hales named in England's ODI squad for Australia series

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In other words it remains to be seen whether Stokes will be charged or not by the CPS . Stokes is not now part of England's Ashes squad as he awaits the result of the ongoing police investigation into that incident outside a nightclub following his arrest on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm on 25 September. Read More »

HomeSlice Media Group holds second annual Toys for Tots toy drive

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December 25 at the Emmanuel Community Center, 3510 Prospect Ave. In St. Lawrence County, Ms. Reynolds says the need is great, with many children living at or below the poverty line. Volunteers then hand out the toys to families in need. "They ask customers if they want to round up or pay $1 or $5 for Toys for Tots". You can drop off a new unwrapped toy at these locations between 10 a.m. Read More »

Pep Guardiola anxious for next week's Premier League derby clash

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Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola is happy to have his own version of "Fergie time" after Manchester City again scored a late victor to clinch a 2-1 win over West Ham United in an English Premier League (EPL) match. "Hopefully no one will be injured", Guardiola said . "We don't normally play with two strikers and two wingers but we did, so it is a lesson for us". Read More »

Antonio Conte fined after sending off in Chelsea win over Swansea

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But Fabregas said he was concerned about his future at the club during the start of 2016-17. "I must say I'm very proud of this". " Cesc at the start of last season didn't play a lot, but I was very happy because through the work he tried to change my mind and it happened", Conte said ahead of his side's Champions League clash against Atletico Madrid. Read More »