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Sports Dan Evans handed one-year ban from tennis
Author: 0 Dan Evans handed one-year ban from tennis

The Brit did not deny taking cocaine, telling the ITF, which oversees the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme, that he had done so on April 20. "That sample was sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency ("WADA") accredited laboratory in Montreal, Canada for analysis, and was found to contain cocaine and its metabolite".

Sports Atlanta City Council Votes To Decriminalize Marijuana
Author: 0 Atlanta City Council Votes To Decriminalize Marijuana

According to the new law, anyone caught with under an ounce of marijuana would no longer be punished by jail sentence but rather by a $75 fine. "And one of the leaders who recognized the unfairness and harshness of the law was Dr. Five of those states - Colorado, Washington state, Oregon, Alaska and Nevada - now allow adults to purchase retail weed from licensed recreational marijuana dispensaries.

Sports Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan's suspension reduced to one game
Author: 0 Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan's suspension reduced to one game

A Chicago Bears defensive player will miss only one game games after the way he illegally struck Packers wide receiver Davante Adams, sending him to the hospital . "It wasn't intentional. I was just trying to hustle to the ball and do my job". Trevathan was called for an unnecessary roughness penalty but was not ejected from the 35-14 Bears loss.

Sports US Women's Soccer Star Alex Morgan Kicked Out Of Disney World
Author: 0 US Women's Soccer Star Alex Morgan Kicked Out Of Disney World

The report states the dispute began when Barnes cut in front of another patron in line, resulting in an argument and Barnes being escorted out of the park. Morgan had posted a photo of the group on Instagram outside a Disney World restaurant. Morgan's husband, Servando Carrasco , plays for Orlando City.

Sports LeGarrette Blount rushes for 136 yards in Eagles' win
Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount rushes for 136 yards in Eagles' win

If they can hang on for a few more weeks, once the whole defense is hopefully back and healthy, then the Philadelphia Eagles can really take that jump and make a run towards the postseason. We've heard all about the Chargers struggling to fill the tiny StubHub Center with a capacity of 27,167. And that they did, making it hard at times for Rivers to chant play calls and cadences.

Sports Louisville to announce new athletic director Tuesday
Author: 0 Louisville to announce new athletic director Tuesday

Assistant Coach David Padgett was appointed interim head coach last week. The letters were released Monday as Postel and university trustees discussed the scandal for the first time. Postel also called "unacceptable" the level of misconduct and alleged criminal activity, as well as the negative attention brought to Louisville. Postel said Jurich could keep the position, but said the decision would not be up to him.

Sports Luol Deng returns to Lakers as they host Nuggets
Author: 0 Luol Deng returns to Lakers as they host Nuggets

Denver showed flashes of potential on the defensive end of the floor in their opening night win in Golden State where they held the high-flying Warriors attack to just 40.2 percent shooting, but tonight, in the Nuggets' 113-107 win over the Lakers, Denver displayed their new-found defensive identity for almost the full 48 minutes - one that's likely going to determine just how high they can climb in the competitive Western Conference this season.

Sports NBA Makes Drastic Changes To All-Star Game Format
Author: 0 NBA Makes Drastic Changes To All-Star Game Format

The process of selecting All-Stars remains the same. The 10 starters - two guards and three frontcourt players per conference - will continue to be chosen by a combination of fans (50 percent of the vote), current players (25 percent) and basketball media (25 percent).

Sports Giants say Odell Beckham (finger, ankle) is 'sore'
Author: 0 Giants say Odell Beckham (finger, ankle) is 'sore'

Odell Beckham Jr . had a two-point conversion taken away in the fourth quarter when he was flagged for illegal touching after going out of bounds and then being the first one to touch it inbounds. But he also said his teammates need to do a better job of holding on to the ball. "And when things aren't going well you have to dot your I's and cross your T's and you have to play fundamentally sound football".

Sports Is Hue Jackson's time with the Cleveland Browns running out?
Author: 0 Is Hue Jackson's time with the Cleveland Browns running out?

The Bengals have beaten them six straight times - four straight times in Cleveland . "The guys are playing together", Cleveland coach Hue Jackson told reporters. It's possible that the Browns will also make some sort of move at wide receiver, though maybe the expected return of Sammie Coates from a two-game injury absence will be the only change at that spot.

Sports Usain Bolt misses out on IAAF athlete of the year shortlist
Author: 0 Usain Bolt misses out on IAAF athlete of the year shortlist

The IAAF announced ten men and ten women nominees, chosen by an worldwide panel of athletics experts composed of representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF. Individual graphics for each nominee will be posted on the IAAF's Facebook and Twitter profiles later this week. "The IAAF Council's vote will count for 50% of the result, while the IAAF Family's votes and the public votes will each count for 25% of the final result", a statement from the IAAF read.

Sports Butch Jones, Tennessee searching for answers after embarrassing loss to Georgia
Author: 0 Butch Jones, Tennessee searching for answers after embarrassing loss to Georgia

The Volunteers fell behind Georgia 24-0 at halftime, and trailed 31-0 heading into the fourth quarter. Deandre Baker and Dominick Sanders collected interceptions in the 31-3 rout of Mississippi State on September 23 in Athens. "The talent and depth we have on our defense shows that we can lock down inside and play to our strengths", cornerback Tyrique McGhee said. Not focusing on ultimate goals, or what the media and fans are saying.

Sports Gurley, Rams continue strong start, rally past Cowboys 35-30
Author: 0 Gurley, Rams continue strong start, rally past Cowboys 35-30

The Rams have been better than people think and if they can get Gurley going here and keep the clock ticking I think the Rams can keep this close . Goff was sacked 26 times in just seven games. But what they do have is an opportunistic defense. Last week they surrendered 84 yards and two touchdowns to Carlos Hyde and the week before, every Redskins running back that touched the ball gained about six yards a pop.

Sports Virgil van Dijk: Southampton defender hints at January exit
Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk: Southampton defender hints at January exit

Van Dijk told Fox Sports: "I have no regrets". "Of course, I wanted to go one step up, but eventually Southampton did not want to let me go. Halfway through the season, maybe we can see what's possible ". Liverpool have only won three of their last 10 matches, conceding 16 goals in the process. Virgil Van Dijk has attempted 71 passes in the Premier League this season.

Sports How to Watch, Live-Stream Redskins Vs. Chiefs
Author: 0 How to Watch, Live-Stream Redskins Vs. Chiefs

Butker, who was signed off of Carolina's practice squad after last week's game due to an injury to Cairo Santos , missed his first field goal attempt, but ended up making three kicks from 26, 32 and the victor from 43. Keep an eye out for Chiefs' new kicker Harrison Butker . And he was one of just three players who recorded at least 150 total yards and three touchdowns.

Sports England set-up much stronger under Southgate - Rashford
Author: 0 England set-up much stronger under Southgate - Rashford

The final rounds of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup take place between October 5 and October 10. It's the end product of everything that you ever want to do and you can do it for us. Celtic winger Scott Sinclair is not part of the current England squad. "There's not much time to find that identify but we're doing our best to do it, and go to Russian Federation with a plan and try to win the tournament".

Author: 0 Did he have to pull his shirt off? - Klopp wanted Liverpool penalty

Newcastle host Liverpool today in a classic Premier League fixture that has a history of producing plenty of fireworks. Joel Matip , tracking Joselu , slid into challenge him, and the ball rebounded off his shin and into the net to cancel out Philippe Countinho's stunning opening goal.

Sports Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N president
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N president

PML-N leader Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry submitted Sharif's papers for party president in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) while no one other candidate from the party contested the election. Incensed by the government move, opposition parties had torn up copies of the bill after it was moved by Law Minister Zahid Hamid in Parliament on Monday.

Sports Marouane Fellaini quietly showing worth for star-studded United
Author: 0 Marouane Fellaini quietly showing worth for star-studded United

But that has not affected Matic's performances with the ex-Benfica man having played every minute of United's Premier League and Champions League campaigns, a nine-game run in which they have prevailed eight times. Mourinho suggested Fellaini was benefiting from his management more than he had done under his predecessors at Old Trafford. We gave Michael Carrick a contract because we think he is a good player.

Sports #1 Alabama Rolls Through Ole Miss
Author: 0 #1 Alabama Rolls Through Ole Miss

When the Rebels upset the third-ranked Tide 23-17 in Oxford, Mississippi, in front of pop star Katy Perry, it was big news. A little more than a third of the way through the regular season, it remains to be seen whether Alabama will be able to keep up this pace.