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New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple is inactive for Thursday night’s game against the Washington Redskins.

LANDOVER, Md. — Among the notable New York Giants inactives for Thursday night’s game against the Washington Redskins was a name that wasn’t expected to be on the list without an injury: cornerback Eli Apple. Apple was a first-round pick, No. 10 overall, by the Giants last year. He was a healthy scratch Thanksgiving for the second straight week. The Giants said it was a “coach’s decision.” Apple, 22, missed time last week to attend to a personal matter. He was deactivated with little time to prepare for the Kansas…

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David Unsworth: Everton’s 5-1 loss to Atalanta ‘leaves a bad taste in the mouth’

David Unsworth has now lost four of his six games in caretaker charge of Everton Everton’s 5-1 Europa League loss to Atalanta leaves “a bad taste in the mouth” of their supporters, says caretaker manager David Unsworth. Just 17,431 turned up at Goodison Park to watch the Blues suffer a humiliating defeat in the final home group game of this season’s failed European campaign. It leaves them bottom of Group E with just one point from five games. “When you put on the shirt you have to play with pride…

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Montreal Canadiens trade forward Torrey Mitchell to the Los Angeles Kings for a 2018 fifth-round conditional draft pick.

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Torrey Mitchell to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday for a 2018 fifth-round conditional draft pick. If Los Angeles makes the postseason, the Canadiens will get back their 2018 fourth-round pick. It was traded away in the Dwight King deal at last season’s trade deadline. Should the Kings miss the playoffs, Montreal will receive a fifth-round selection. The 32-year-old Mitchell was scoreless in 11 games this season for the Canadiens. He had eight goals and nine assists in 78 games last season and…

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Charlotte Hornets calling Nicolas Batum questionable

The Charlotte Hornets said Nicolas Batum traveled with the team to Cleveland and is listed as questionable for Friday night’s game against the Cavaliers. Batum has an ulnar nerve contusion in his left elbow, the team said. He missed the second half of Charlotte’s 129-124 overtime win against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. The 28-year-old swingman also missed the Hornets’ first 12 games of the season with a torn ligament in the same elbow. Batum is averaging 11.2 points, 3.8 assists and 3.8 rebounds in five games this season. Source…

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Scotland v Australia: Grant Gilchrist ready to reignite Test career

Gilchrist impressed as he won his 17th cap, as a replacement against New Zealand Autumn internationals: Scotland v Australia Date: Saturday, 25 November Venue: Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Kick-off: 14:30 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Sport website Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist intends to reignite his injury-interrupted Test career against Australia on Saturday. The Edinburgh second-row, 27, has played in only 16 of Scotland’s 52 Tests since his debut in March 2013. He twice led his country in 2014 and was named captain that autumn,…

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Matt Fitzpatrick shines in Hong Kong Open first round

England’s Matt Fitzpatrick believes he is right on track to erase his Dubai disappointment after an opening 66 in the Hong Kong Open. Fitzpatrick, 23, led by a shot at halfway in the defence of his DP World Tour Championship title last week, but struggled to a third round of 72 and eventually finished 12th. That was still his seventh straight top-15 finish since he won the Omega European Masters and a round containing six birdies and two bogeys at Fanling left him a shot behind leader SSP Chawrasia. “It’s…

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Premier League Show: I played the trumpet after being banned – Eric Cantona

British rapper Loyle Carner chats to Manchester United legend Eric Cantona about his love of music and when he learned to play his first musical instrument. WATCH MORE: I’ve sold the house! – Vardy on famous title celebrations Watch the full interview on The Premier League Show on Thursday, 23 November from 22:00 BST on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website. Source link

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Paul Casey to play for Europe at EurAsia Cup

Paul Casey will represent Europe for the first time since 2008 after being selected as a wild card for EurAsia Cup. Casey recently announced he would be rejoining the European Tour for the 2018 season, making him available to play in future Ryder Cups for Europe. Thomas Bjorn, who will captain the European team for the Ryder Cup in Paris next year, will also lead Europe at the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia. He said picking Casey was a “no-brainer.” “He is a wonderful player with a lot of experience, and…

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Abu Dhabi GP: Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari have learned from 2017 mistakes

How to mess up your title bid in five seconds Sebastian Vettel says he and Ferrari have learned from their mistakes in 2017 but admits it will be “massively tough” to beat Mercedes next year. Vettel led the championship for 12 of 20 races but driving errors and poor reliability enabled Lewis Hamilton to win with two races remaining. “We had two or three races that turned out to be very costly for different reasons,” the German said. “There were lessons to be taken, some obvious and some hidden.” He…

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