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NBA, players reach tentative agreement on labor deal

NBA, players reach tentative agreement on labor deal

In order to give each side enough time to review the deal, the NBA and NBA Players Association agreed to extend its mutual deadline to opt out of the existing CBA, which was Thursday at 11:59 p.m. This will include the Rookie Scale contract system and the various salary cap exceptions such as the Mid-Level, the Bi-Annual, and the Tax Payer exception.



Falcons lose Ishmael to season-ending shoulder surgery

Quinn said on Thursday that Jones would get the green light for Sunday's game only if he could " explode pain-free " during a Friday workout. While initially believed to be turf toe, it was later revealed to be a toe sprain . The Falcons 6-foot-2, 210-pound wide receiver missed the team's Week 14 win due to a groin injury, but has been a limited participant in practice this week and " look really good " in Friday's practice, per Quinn.



Triple H Talks About Ronda Rousey Working With WWE Again

Ronda Rousey's UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm over a year ago proved to be a devastating one for her, to say the least. People buy it. The worship of money in our society is so deep. I've had no money before, and it wasn't the end of the world. "I will never put my body at risk for money and views ever again ". And Rousey - who makes her grand return to the octagon at UFC 207 against Amanda Nunes - has already been in the wrestling ring after popping up to slap WWE owner Vince McMahon's ...



Speculation won't affect star Arsenal duo, says Arsene Wenger

The Gunners are said to be in contract renewal negotiations with the Chilean, whose contract expires in 18 months, but reports in the British media have claimed a Chinese Super League club is ready to offer him £400,000-a-week deal. Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal can provide Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil with sufficient finances as contract talks with the pair go on. Sanchez has scored 14 goals and laid on eight assists in 22 appearances, and helped Arsenal top their Champions League ...


Ole Miss picks Longo to lead offense, McGriff on defense

Ole Miss picks Longo to lead offense, McGriff on defense

McGriff, who accepted the defensive coordinator position at Ole Miss on Thursday, will remain with Auburn through the January 2 bowl game. After spending the last three years calling plays for one of the most dynamic and productive offenses in the Football Championship Subdivision, Sam Houston State offensive coordinator Phil Longo is reportedly making the jump to the Football Bowl Subdivision level.


Cancer fighter, five, takes penalties ahead of Sunderland v Chelsea

Cancer fighter, five, takes penalties ahead of Sunderland v Chelsea

Lowery, who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2013, marched his beloved Sunderland out and even scored a pre-match spot kick against the Premier League leaders. "We're inundated, inundated with presents. He's always got a smile on his face, it doesn't matter how much pain he's in, and obviously the family's been overwhelmed by the amount of support they have had", she added.