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Pardew sacked as Crystal Palace boss

Pardew sacked as Crystal Palace boss

That impressed some urgency on Palace's pursuit of his services, with the club's American co-owners, David Blitzer and Josh Harris, having been made aware of his credentials late last month and increasingly concerned from afar over the threat relegation would pose to their investment.



Indians Reportedly Land Free Agent Slugger Edwin Encarnacion

The Indians are looking to take advantage of their championship window coming off a loss to the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the World Series. Encarnacion turns 34 in January, and since Toronto gave him a qualifying offer in November, Cleveland had to forfeit its first pick in the 2017 first-year player draft (No.


Shaq wears Lakers championship ring to Heat ceremony

Shaq wears Lakers championship ring to Heat ceremony

Serge Ibaka posted double-double figures with 23 points and 10 rebounds. Shaq always does a great job at these things, though, as we know from his Lakers jersey retirement and his all-timer of a Hall-of-Fame speech this summer. He finished with 21 points and seven assists. I'd be remiss to not mention Nick "Noodles" Young, who kept LA afloat in the third quarter as its seven point halftime lead evaporated.



Joe Mixon apologizes for punching female student in 2014

Mixon was able to remain on the team thanks to a light punishment from head coach Bob Stoops, but he has now addressed what he learned from the incident. He said he took "full responsibility" for what happened and hoped to apologize one day to Molitor in person. Mixon did not blame Molitor for what happened, per SoonerScoop.com: "It really don't matter what she did that night.


Cavaliers' JR Smith to Undergo Surgery on Fractured Thumb

Cavaliers' JR Smith to Undergo Surgery on Fractured Thumb

Irving scored 14 points in the third quarter, when the Cavaliers stretched a 59-54 halftime lead to 92-77 going into the final period. The Cavs, who are top of the NBA Eastern Conference, might have had two successes in as many games against Milwaukee, but James sees future playoff potential in the Bucks.



Saudi Arabia Sees Budget Deficit Falling in 2017

Military spending was originally projected at 179 billion riyals in 2016 but actual military spending has been around 205.1 billion. The oil-rich kingdom said that its spending is expected to reach 890 billion riyals ($237 billion) with revenues of $184 billion.