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Sports UFC champion Michael Bisping sued over alleged gym attack
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Kristof Midoux, a known friend and mentor to Georges St-Pierre, has revealed some pretty worrying doubts he has over his upcoming return to the UFC. "Even there, it's not guaranteed he's going to win". St-Pierre (25-2) has been a little coy on any plans that go beyond next weekend at Madison Square Garden. "He's begging me because he's terrified that I put him down and I punch him in the face and break him down".

Sports Houston Astros Manager AJ Hinch Involved in Bar Altercation
Author: 0 Houston Astros Manager AJ Hinch Involved in Bar Altercation

According to TMZ , Hinch was having a couple of post-game drinks at the team's hotel after their Game 1 loss, when some Dodgers fans walked in and started talking smack about the Astros . "First off, there was no altercation, " Hinch said . The police were allegedly called after the incident turned physical. The Astros have yet to comment and Hinch's media availability is coming up within the hour.

Sports Measure To Expand Pa. Gambling Goes To Gov.'s Desk
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It quickly won Senate approval and House GOP majority leaders support it, although Democratic Governor Tom Wolf isn't saying whether he backs it. The House on Wednesday also approved $650 million in aid to the University of Pittsburgh, Penn State, Lincoln and Temple universities and the University of Pennsylvania's veterinary school.

Sports Kroenke wants to 'keep top players' like Ozil, Alexis at Arsenal
Author: 0 Kroenke wants to 'keep top players' like Ozil, Alexis at Arsenal

I'm sure he was thinking through if he wants to go on. "After that we decide where we go from there". "We were told then that we were financially motivated and not focused on football". Stan Kroenke and Alisher Usmanov, who was absent and voted by proxy, cast their ballots in favour of both remaining, meaning Keswick and Kroenke Jr were retained on account of a combined 97 per cent shareholding.

Sports SA Captain Faf Du Plessis to be Fit for Boxing Day Test
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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been sidelined for the next six weeks after being diagnosed with an acute lumbar disc injury. But the 33-year-old did pick up two wickets with his bustling medium pace, De Villiers earning him his first when he claimed an excellent catch running back from mid-off to dismiss Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan.

Sports Rodgers had screws placed in collarbone
Author: 0 Rodgers had screws placed in collarbone

Also, according to Conan O'Brien, Rodgers postponed the surgery to play video games with the host. "But I'm good now, 13 screws later and here I am". Since the Green Bay Packers superstar can't play quarterback right now, he made a decision to give another game a try. Rodgers previously broke his clavicle and missed seven weeks in 2013; however, the injury was to his non-throwing side.

Sports Keown confuses himself after Ozil's Arsenal performance
Author: 0 Keown confuses himself after Ozil's Arsenal performance

The German playmaker has come under a hefty amount of criticism in recent weeks but appeared fully fit for the first time this season. Arsenal continued on the front foot after the interval and took the lead in the 53rd minute via the head of Mesut Ozil .

Sports Twitter glitch delays Carabao Cup but Manchester United get best draw
Author: 0 Twitter glitch delays Carabao Cup but Manchester United get best draw

Most of the Premier League's big guns took their place in the draw after navigating the fourth round earlier this week, with Arsenal and Manchester City given a run for their money by Championship duo Norwich and Wolves respectively. It reads: "The EFL would like to apologise for a number of third party technical issues that affected coverage of today's previously advertised Carabao Cup Round Five live draw at Twitter HQ".

Sports Girl wins boys golf tournament but can't be awarded first place
Author: 0 Girl wins boys golf tournament but can't be awarded first place

But Nash wasn't awarded first place and won't advance to next week's state tournament because of a rule set by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association. However, she is eligible to play for the school's girls' team - and in the state's girls' individual events - in the spring. Lunenberg High School doesn't have a girls golf team, WPBF reports .

Sports Heyman | Will Girardi and Cashman return to the Yankees?
Author: 0 Heyman | Will Girardi and Cashman return to the Yankees?

Girardi announced his departure in a statement emailed to the media ( via The New York Times ): "With a heavy heart, I come to you because the Yankees have decided not to bring me back". Cashman gets all gold stars from his bosses considering team's surprising season and its stacked farm system. Starting as a Wild Card team and falling down 0-2 to the Cleveland Indians , the Yankees took the Astros to Game 7.

Sports Rangers sack Pedro Caixinha as manager after seven months in charge
Author: 0 Rangers sack Pedro Caixinha as manager after seven months in charge

The Gers will now start the search for Caixinha's successor. Pedro Caixinha insisted he was still the man to take Rangers forward after they threw away an injury-time lead against Kilmarnock in a chaotic finale at Ibrox. The result leaves Gers in fourth place in the Premiership table. The decision was made at a board meeting following a 1-1 home draw with Kilmarnock on Wednesday and after their League Cup semi-final loss to Motherwell at Hampden on Sunday.

Sports Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower out for season
Author: 0 Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower out for season

Losing Hightower is an enormous challenge for the defense. Hightower has dealt with pec injuries over the course of his career, but this most recent issue was too dire to overcome at this point in the season. He will finish the season with 14 tackles and two sacks on five games. He missed four games in 2014, four more in 2015 and three in 2016. This is a devastating blow for the Patriots, who have already lost one of their top offensive players, Julian Edelman, to a season-ending injury.

Sports Three Things: Lakers win OT thriller against Wizards
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However, Los Angeles turned it on midway through the quarter with a 10-0 to tie the game after an 18-foot pull-up jumper from Ingram, who had 11 of his team-high 19 points along with six of his career-high 10 rebounds. Los Angeles stiffened up defensively in the fourth quarter limiting the Wizards to just 13 points on 21.7 percent shooting while missing all eight of their 3-point attempts.

Sports Josh Smith to sign with the Pelicans
Author: 0 Josh Smith to sign with the Pelicans

After Anthony Davis went down on Tuesday night and with multiple other players injured, the New Orleans Pelicans appear to have made a move for a former star player. To acquire a hardship exception, which allows a team to exceed the 15-man maximum roster, four players must miss at least three consecutive games and be out a minimum of an additional two weeks.

Sports 'Just like the film Up!' Balloon adventurer soars above South Africa
Author: 0 'Just like the film Up!' Balloon adventurer soars above South Africa

Mr Morgan, who plans to start the first-ever helium balloon race, had to test the durability of his "aircraft" before the competition could be feasible. The flight accelerated very quickly as the balloons drifted towards the inversion layer of the atmosphere - where the temperature drops, Morgan told BBC News .

Sports Alleged match-fixing sparks controversy ahead of Blackcaps v India ODI
Author: 0 Alleged match-fixing sparks controversy ahead of Blackcaps v India ODI

India were bowled out for 105 and 107 in both innings on a rank turner and that ended their incredible unbeaten run in Tests inside three days. "Strict action will be taken if found guilty", the official said. "The BCCI observer is also sitting around", Salgaoncar said. "After reports stating an alleged malpractice from the MCA (Maharashtra State Cricket Association) pitch curator, Mr Pandurang Salgaonkar , the MCA has dismissed Mr Salgaonkar from the position of Curator with immediate ...

Sports Bilic hails 'brilliant' reaction from West Ham
Author: 0 Bilic hails 'brilliant' reaction from West Ham

Bilic said: "We couldn't wait for the game to start after the Brighton game". We have two days before Palace, it's not ideal but the win gives you energy, gives you freshness. Alli nearly fired the second when he forced Adrian to save with a back-post header but eventually sealed his second goal in as many games with a curling shot that hit the back of Declan Rice and found the net.

Sports Vin Scully throws out first pitch ahead of Game 2
Author: 0 Vin Scully throws out first pitch ahead of Game 2

He emerged from the Dodgers' dugout with a ball in hand to a standing ovation, his wit still very much intact as he walked to the mound with a microphone in hand. Leave it to Hollywood to produce some World Series first-pitch magic. He called out ex-Dodgers great Fernando Valenzuela to do it for him. The 1981 National League MVP and Rookie of the Year delivered a strike, but the moment, of course, belonged to Scully.