AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) Surges 8.01% For the Week AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) Surges 8.01% For the Week
- February 27, 2017

KBR, Inc. (KBR) have shown a high EPS growth of -7.40% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of 116.30% yoy. Shares of AMC Networks Inc . Zacks Investment Research upgraded AMC Networks from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday. (more...)
Hawks acquire Ersan Ilyasova from 76ers for Tiago Splitter
- February 26, 2017

The Hawks will send a future second-round pick and will give the 76ers swap rights on another second-round pick as part of the deal. Atlanta will receive scoring help for their front line as they attempt to improve their playoff position. (more...)
Knicks Owner Bans Charles Oakley From Arena
- February 25, 2017

Oakley is no longer banned from MSG, but he said he's not coming back until he gets an adequate apology, which sounds like it might never come. But Lue needed James for 37 minutes because the Cavs momentarily allowed the Knicks turn a blowout into a close game with a sloppy third quarter. (more...)
Chelsea vs Swansea City
- February 25, 2017

We have our own pressure on us, we have to improve. We have to keep winning and moving up the table. "We want to play these competitions". Llorente, the Spanish striker with a formidable CV - he has played for the likes of Juventus, Sevilla and has won a number of caps for his country - has never stood out as the kind of player able to tear trees from their roots in the Premier League. (more...)
Clippers' Chris Paul (left thumb) remains out for Warriors game Clippers' Chris Paul (left thumb) remains out for Warriors game
- February 25, 2017

In previous seasons, seeding has been important for this team. Well, we got a game. The Clippers have been saying some variation of that phrase for going on three years now. Chris Paul's return for the LA Clippers will have to wait. "We weren't competitive", Warriors Coach Steve Kerr said, "and we weren't very smart". (more...)
Ben Simmons will not play this season Ben Simmons will not play this season
- February 25, 2017

A "heartbroken" Ben Simmons will sit out his rookie National Basketball Association season after his surgically-repaired right foot failed to heal as quickly as expected. "It's not the way you want to start your career, but it happens". He underwent surgery in October to fix an acute Jones fracture of the fifth metatarsal of his right foot. (more...)
Los Angeles Lakers Trade Lou Williams and Get No Better Los Angeles Lakers Trade Lou Williams and Get No Better
- February 23, 2017

But if there a team that needs to think about things before acting the most, that would probably be the Los Angeles Lakers . Lou Williams , or " Lou Will " as he was immortalized as in Drake's song "6 Man", is the prototypical score-first 6th man. (more...)
South Africa wins toss, bowls in 2nd ODI vs. New Zealand
- February 23, 2017

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson past year became the youngest man in Test history to post hundreds against all full member nations in the longest form of the game with his 113 against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. Pretorius, in only his sixth appearance for his country, was the stand-out performer with both bat and ball, but his career-best effort late in the game was especially impressive as South Africa showed fight right until the death. (more...)
Sauber aim for return to midfield with new F1 vehicle
- February 22, 2017

With major regulation changes in 2017, the C36 is an all new design with no parts from last year's challenger. The C36 features wider front and rear wings, as well as a bigger diffuser in line with this seasons' regulation changes. Majority of the work on the C36 focused on reducing drag coefficient with the use of wider tires and weight reduction. Sauber believe they will be able to make up for any loss of power performance through having a supremely aerodynamic chassis, and so do not ... (more...)
National Football League free agency: Ex-Giants WR Victor Cruz visits Panthers, report says
- February 22, 2017

If healthy, Cruz would be a good fit for a Carolina receiving corps that has lacked veteran leadership after Jerricho Cotchery wasn't re-signed after the 2015 season. His role had been diminished late last season as a third option behind Odell Beckham Jr. and Sterling Shepard . In 67 career games with the Giants, Cruz hauled in 303 receptions for 4,549 yards and 25 touchdowns. (more...)
Julius Thomas gets traded to Dolphins for draft pick
- February 21, 2017

Albert is due to make $8.875 million and $9.575 million in base salaries the final two years of his contract. The new league year begins on March 9th so nothing can be finalized until then. Thomas was rumored to be part of a trade proposal for Albert. "It's the business of the game". Thomas, a two-time Pro Bowler, has played just 21 games the last two seasons, catching nine touchdowns. (more...)
TIMELINE: How the allegations against Larry Nassar unfolded TIMELINE: How the allegations against Larry Nassar unfolded
- February 21, 2017

Larry Nassar first sexually assaulted her during a visit for her back pain . Three former elite American gymnasts came forward publicly to tell their stories of sexual abuse by a former team doctor to 60 Minutes on Sunday. He is also facing federal child porn charges. Nassar was sacked by USA Gymnastics, which oversees national competitive gymnastics, and by Michigan State University, where he had his practice. (more...)
Betsy DeVos Has a Few Words to Say Her Protestors Betsy DeVos Has a Few Words to Say Her Protestors
- February 18, 2017

The charter sector's innovations, which prioritize the education of children, often run counter to the interests of the adults running most public school districts. The protest was encouraged on Twitter by Washington Teachers' Union President Elizabeth Davis, who said, "We want to share the message that we love our public school system". (more...)
Canadian tennis star honors date request after Patriots rally in Super Bowl Canadian tennis star honors date request after Patriots rally in Super Bowl
- February 17, 2017

That Twitter user turned out to be 20-year-old John Goehrke from Chicago, Illinois and just 10 days after the infamous bet, Bouchard paid up. During the Super Bowl, Bouchard had tweeted: "I knew Atlanta would win btw". At halftime, however, the score was 21-3 for the Atlanta Falcons and Canadian tennis star Eugenie ( Genie) Bouchard was feeling pretty confident in her prediction. (more...)
Karlie Kloss 'truly sorry' for geisha photoshoot in 'Vogue' Karlie Kloss 'truly sorry' for geisha photoshoot in 'Vogue'
- February 16, 2017

The shoot was styled by Phyllis Posnick and photographed by Mikael Jansson . One photo shows her on the stairs of a tea house while in another, she stands next to a sumo wrestler. It was back in September 2016 that Kloss and a few other models strutted their stuff donning dreadlock wigs. His pictures included one of a model in a headscarf bearing much of her chest as she was dragged away by a security guard. (more...)
Lance Armstrong Facing $100 Million Fraud Lawsuit Lance Armstrong Facing $100 Million Fraud Lawsuit
- February 16, 2017

The lawsuit was filed in 2010 by Armstrong's former US Postal Service team-mate Floyd Landis , who could collect up to 25%. Dogged by allegations of doping for years, Armstrong became a pariah when the U.S. Armstrong was said to have run "the most sophisticated doping scheme in sport" by the U.S. anti-doping agency. "So the government may now proceed to a trial that, as a practical matter, it can not win". (more...)
Royals sign Travis Wood to 2-year, $12 million deal Royals sign Travis Wood to 2-year, $12 million deal
- February 16, 2017

Wood, 30, will join the competition for a job in the team's starting rotation. But he will be given a chance to earn the fifth spot in the Royals' rotation behind left-handers Danny Duffy and Jason Vargas and right-handers Ian Kennedy and Jason Hammel . (more...)
Michael Jordan Conference Call Opened Garden For Oakley
- February 15, 2017

The ban on Charles Barkley from Madison Square Garden has been lifted, the Associated Press is reporting the day after a meeting that included the beloved former New York Knicks player, team owner James Dolan , all-time National Basketball Association great Michael Jordan and league Commissioner Adam Silver. (more...)
UFC 208 in Brooklyn another sign of growing women's MMA UFC 208 in Brooklyn another sign of growing women's MMA
- February 12, 2017

For years, Silva and St-Pierre were on top of the UFC with each of them clearing out their respective divisions, which often times led to chatter about the two of them meeting inside the Octagon. She simultaneously held and defended the titles on multiple occasions, dropping down and jumping back up weight several times . Then, in a packed stadium in Melbourne in November 2015, along came Holly Holm to change the pop idol narrative. (more...)
7 magnitude natural disaster rocks Surigao City 7 magnitude natural disaster rocks Surigao City
- February 12, 2017

Fallen debris from a building are seen Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 following a powerful nighttime natural disaster that rocked Surigao city, Surigao del Norte province in southern Philippines. Renato Solidum of Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology to assess the effects of the quake. Sydiongco said that the airport needs immediate fix after the quake that struck Surigao City at 10:04 p.m. (more...)
Russian Olympic runner Mariya Savinova stripped of 2012 gold medal
- February 12, 2017

Savinova has not raced since 2013. Savinova beat South Africa's Caster Semenya into second at the London Olympics and the 2011 Worlds in Daegu. Semenya grabbed silver in the English capital but that looks set to be upgraded to gold following Savinova-Farnosova's disqualification. (more...)
Kyle Shanahan came to 49ers because he thinks they're committed to win
- February 10, 2017

Shananan, a first-time head coach, received a six-year contract, the same length awarded to new general manager John Lynch on January 29, according to multiple reports . We've got a one-track mind: "We want to get this organization great again". He was let go after an 8-8 season in 2014 in part because of conflicts with Baalke and then Jim Tomsula and Kelly each had one-year tenures as coach. (more...)
Newcomer De Randamie says 'nobody will forget me' after Holm fight
- February 10, 2017

De Randamie is a blast to watch, seems like a lovely human being, and hopefully will be more visible with a title. And she mentioned it again at Gleason's Gym after the open workouts on Thursday when talking about the daunting task for fighting Holm on such a big stage. (more...)
Are Miami Marlins In Process of Being Sold?
- February 10, 2017

Loria has owned the team since 2002. Kushner's son, Jared, is the Senior Advisor to the President. Financing could be an obstacle for Charles Kushner in this case, should he be the lead bidder, as much of his money is tied up in real estate. (more...)
The Knicks' slide continues as Jackson channels Trump The Knicks' slide continues as Jackson channels Trump
- February 10, 2017

While the Anthony trade rumors continue to fly, it seems less and less likely that Melo will be playing in a Knicks uniform after the February 23 trade deadline. And Anthony has made it well known that he wants to remain a Knick, over and over declining his trade option and saying NY is his home. However, the Clippers also lack substantial assets to offer the Knicks in any trade, especially if they are unwilling to part with Chris Paul, Blake Griffin or DeAndre Jordan. (more...)
Jose Mourinho delighted with clinical Red Devils following win over Leicester
- February 09, 2017

A repeat - 28 more points - over the season's last 14 would leave United on 73 points, a total that has been enough for a top-four finish in five of the last six seasons. "That is the story of the game", he said. Ninety seconds later, a bad day got worse for the Leicester captain, who happens to be a United fan, when Ibrahimovic got free to score through Morgan's legs. (more...)
Manchester City rocked: Arsenal ready to scupper Chelsea deal for Sergio Aguero
- February 09, 2017

The impact of Gabriel Jesus, who has scored three goals in his first two full games following a £27million move from Palmeiras, has only served to weaken Aguero's position. "It was a good performance [against Swansea]", he said. "He is going to play a lot of games, with Gabriel and without Gabriel". He told me, "I am never exhausted, I am always fit, I recover quick". (more...)
Jimmy Butler will be a game-time decision against Kings tonight
- February 08, 2017

The formula played out again Monday night at Golden 1 Center. Then he added some extra flavor to the finish as the Kings had a shot to send the Bulls reeling with a three-pointer, as he darted into the passing lane for a pass intended for Cousins, finishing it off with a two-handed dunk with 10 seconds left. (more...)
Free College Basketball Picks and Start Times: Kansas vs. Kansas State Free College Basketball Picks and Start Times: Kansas vs. Kansas State
- February 07, 2017

He was on the sideline for Saturday's 72-64 win against Pittsburgh, then took a few bows of gratitude to the Duke fans at midcourt afterward. I have to be there for them and help them, support the staff, support the families and help the players. (more...)
Paul Pierce bids farewell as Celtics beat Clippers 107-102 Paul Pierce bids farewell as Celtics beat Clippers 107-102
- February 06, 2017

The Celtics (33-18) fired up a club-record 52 treys (30 in the first half), making 16, and Isaiah Thomas notched his 35th straight 20-point game as Boston led wire to wire. Soon, however, their habit for cold shooting spells and ill-timed errors took over. The fans certainly had a lot to love about Sunday's game, but Pierce got as much out of this as they did. (more...)