He says the cuts will largely affect studio production, digital content, and technology. The ESPN chief, who also serves as co-chair of Disney Media Networks, recently extended his contract through 2021. "Don't forget ESPN is still paying millions of dollars in severance costs to numerous 100 anchors/reporters laid off in late April ". The cuts come as ESPN is being squeezed by the combination of expensive contracts to secure live sports rights and viewers who have ditched cable ...
Alfa Romeo is returning to the Formula 1 World Championship after three decades away from the sport. There were very few stumbling blocks to reaching a deal, though it is not yet known if the power unit will be badged as Alfa Romeo or Ferrari .
James was ejected with 1:59 left in the third quarter for arguing a non-call with referee Kane Fitzgerald . James made a scene by running up to Fitzgerald and screaming while the action was headed the other way. The run began after they started the year 5-7. At this point, it's nearly like they're trying to turn me into a jump shooter (by not calling fouls). "What we see is the top team in the East", Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.
Formal presentations will be made to MLS Commissioner Don Garber and the league's Expansion Committee on December 6 in NY. "The leaders of the Cincinnati , Detroit , Nashville and Sacramento MLS expansion ownership groups have bold visions and innovative plans for their clubs, stadiums and their involvement in their respective communities", Commissioner Garber said in a statement.
His buyout before December 5 is $5M, plus whatever is left of a loan Purdue paid to Western Kentucky. Either way, the next Vols coach will be expected to improve the team's offense . This comes after several reports tying SMU head coach Chad Morris to the Tennessee opening. Duke coach David Cutcliffe was contacted by Tennessee but he said he plans to stay with the Blue Devils.
Robert Kubica's fitness is not a concern to Williams according to technical chief Paddy Lowe, following his participation in the post-Abu Dhabi test. "I have some limitations and I have to adapt, but one positive thing is how my body is reacting and how natural I feel every day when I am driving these cars, so that gives me a lot of confidence".
Jurgen Klopp will be able to welcome back Dejan Lovren and Emre Can back from injury, but it is unlikely that either of them will be thrust directly into first-team action. Stoke boss Mark Hughes said: "Peter has been with Stoke longer than he has been with any other club, which I think speaks volumes for how he views us and how we view him".
However, West Ham United have also been struggling, so the match on Wednesday night at Goodison Park could prove to be a good opportunity for the Blue side of Merseyside to pick up a crucial three points. "You are asking the wrong guy". "I've never known a team that needs their fans more than our team does at the moment". "The second and third goals were really poor", Unsworth added.
Everton are set to appoint Sam Allardyce as their new manager following progress in talks on Tuesday, according to Sky sources. Allardyce, who has returned from a holiday in the Middle East, has been drawing together his staff and will have Craig Shakespeare and Sammy Lee as his assistant managers, as was the case when he was appointed England manager in July 2016.
That, however, didn't go down well with Sachin's long legion of fans who trolled Thakur mercilessly on social media. So it's better to retire the number unofficially. Even Rohit Sharma took a swipe, posting a photo of Thakur with a smiley and a caption: "Hey bro what's your jersey number?" Speaking to CricketNext, a senior BCCI official said that current treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry had written a mail to the senior members requesting them to retire the jersey after Thakur wearing it had caused ...
I have to put back the date for my return to the field. The message was accompanied by a picture of Cazorla making a gesture of prayer while in action for Arsenal . Cazorla joined Arsenal in 2012 from Malaga for £10m and has made 180 appearances for the club, winning two FA Cups in the process. As more times pass, and Cazorla only gets older, it's looking less and less likely that he'll make a return to professional football.
Hunter averaged 11 assists per set in Big Ten play this year for the Huskers, leading the team to a.297 hitting percentage. The coaches' All-Big Ten offense will be announced Wednesday and individual awards on Thursday. Penn State's starting cornerbacks, seniors Grant Haley and Christian Campbell , were named honorable mention by both the coaches and media. In addition, the Big Ten announced its sportsmanship award honorees, and senior linebacker Brandon Smith was named from Penn State.
Remember how Knicks big man Enes Kanter clapped back at the King, prompting LeBron to say of the Turkish center, "And for Enes Kanter, who always got something to say, I don't know what's wrong with him ?" After averaging at least seven free throw attempts per game 12 times in his career, James is averaging a career-low 5.6 free throws attempts per game this season.
According to multiple reports , the Bulldogs are expected to hire Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead as their new head football coach. SI profiled Moorhead and the evolution of his scheme earlier this season . In the last 24 hours, Moorhead had emerged as one of the top candidates for the position along with Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt.
The Vols didn't plan to waste any time moving on from Mike Gundy after the Oklahoma State coach turned down what the source described as "an aggressive offer" on Tuesday night. He is getting paid about $4.2 million per year. His overall record as head coach is 113-53. After the Greg Schiano debacle , Tennessee has apparently set its sights on a sitting head coach.
Not even UFC President Dana White knows the answers to those questions, and judging from a press event on Tuesday, we're not going to find out anytime soon. There are a lot of moving parts right now in the UFC's lightweight title picture, but Edson Barboza believes a win at UFC 219, should deliver him a championship fight.
As it turned out, Moreno played well against Chelsea, showing his good form was not a flash in the pan and that he has greater mental fortitude than he is given credit for. Hazard said: "I do everything for my body when I'm at the training ground. I want to create this atmosphere between us". The Blues are behind Manchester City in the Premier League table but they are also behind Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, despite beating them only three weeks ago.
Since the summer, the Steelers have been open about wanting to secure home-field advantage to combat the Patriots or other AFC suitors. "That's my biggest focus", Roethlisberger said, "because these guys are going to come out to get us".
The next game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Los Angeles Chargers saw the biggest drop-off in one year. The Redskins finish the regular season against the Chargers, Cardinals, Broncos and Giants, so a win here could lead them towards a 10-6 finish, which would give them an outside chance at a wildcard spot.
Gordon, who grew up in the NY suburb, had allegedly locked himself inside the building with the woman while in possession of a knife. When the manager informed him he didn't have access to the money, Gordon allegedly struck the manager, who returned a portion of the deposit.
And Miami, which ascended to No. 2 in the committee's rankings last week, will fall after losing at Pittsburgh. Georgia , also 11-1, is expected to climb a spot or two from No. But losses by Oklahoma and/or Wisconsin could open a door for Alabama to reach the playoff despite not reaching the SEC title game. The OB does not have the right to choose any non-playoff SEC or Big 10 team it chooses.
Both parties agreed to meet Tuesday instead. ESPN's Chris Low reported that Tennessee officials and Gundy have discussed the job opening, but it would be hard to pull Gundy away from his alma mater. It's believed Tennessee would be willing to pay more than Gundy's current annual salary of $4 million at Oklahoma State. Former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin and Purdue coach Jeff Brohm are two other candidates Currie has vetted, but Gundy is a proven candidate Tennessee has had on its radar ...
The Gabon global was suspended by the club for disciplinary reasons earlier this month and was then shown a red card in their incredible 4-4 draw with bitter rivals Schalke 04 on Saturday as Dortmund squandered a 4-0 half-time lead in the Ruhr derby.
We started with a lot of problems because we started the season with a lot of injuries - with [Eden] Hazard, then Pedro in pre-season, then N'Golo [Kante] and Moses. "The players that need to rest can do this". "I'd like to start every game with the best players but, at the same time, this is not possible", he said.
Obviously, Doc didn't have time to go break down the game tape and see what resulted in Griffin's injury so he went with what he thought happened. "Lonzo was just trying to make a play, but he went in and usually when you go in like that (makes grabbing motion) with that arm, but I think Lonzo knocked somebody into Blake and that was like a trigger effect".