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Kane earns Spurs derby draw
- November 08, 2016

While Spurs have now gone seven games without a win in all competitions, they have avoided defeat in their first 11 league games for the first time since the Double season of 1960-61. While Spurs' star striker got the goal, it was Mousa Dembele's work at the heart of the midfield that made the difference. Twice in the first half he came out to collect the ball in risky situations. (more...)
Cutler returns to lead Bears past Vikings
- November 07, 2016

The Vikings brought to Soldier Field a defense, allowing 14 points per game. After stuffing the Vikings punch-less running attack time and again in the first half, Bears defenders keyed on Bradford and forced him into hurried throws an additional nine times. (more...)
Olesen wins Turkish Open by three shots Olesen wins Turkish Open by three shots
- November 07, 2016

I knew on this course you can really shoot a low score if you get it going and some of the guys did that on the front nine. "It means a lot". "Coming back here and then winning such a big tournament is huge, especially because I haven't been in contention for yeah, like four months". (more...)
Drivers question why Hamilton not penalized on 1st turn
- November 06, 2016

The German can still clinch the title with a race in hand if he wins at Sao Paulo's Interlagos circuit in Brazil in two weeks' time. Speaking to reporters afterwards, Rosberg said: "It's been a good day". "I thought I had every right to be there but he kept closing the door under-braking. I was frustrated with that". The teenager responded by clocking one minute and 19.137 seconds in a rapid late lap on supersoft tyres to top the timesheets ahead of world champion Hamilton - who was ... (more...)
Murray sweeps past Pouille and into Paris quarter-finals Murray sweeps past Pouille and into Paris quarter-finals
- November 06, 2016

Murray next faces the victor of the match between Tomas Berdych and Gilles Simon, and he admitted he was happy with how his performance levels were progressing as the tournament progressed. It went less smoothly for Murray, who overcame a second-set blip to down Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3 6-7 (5) 7-5. "I thought I returned well today". (more...)
Broncos whole again after ending 2-game slide vs. Texans Broncos whole again after ending 2-game slide vs. Texans
- November 06, 2016

Ward. But then in the second quarter, the home team got it going. Despite not living up to expectations in the first half of the season, the Houston Texans are sticking with Brock Osweiler . Denver's two losses sent a wave of panic across Broncos Country, but all is well that ends in a win, and the Broncos dominated the line of scrimmage against Houston who is obviously without J.J. (more...)
Out of Chase, Dillon on pole for Sprint Cup race in Texas
- November 06, 2016

Last weekend, Jimmie Johnson took the win at Martinsville Speedway in the first race and locked himself into the final round of the championship four at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The less time I think about the record and the championship, the more time we have to concentrate on the vehicle". Busch added that his backup is set-up identically to the primary. (more...)
'Fragile' Manchester United struggling under Jose Mourinho
- November 05, 2016

Mourinho said his team had treated Thursday's group tie as a summer friendly and as a result they were beaten 1-2 by Fenerbahce here. 'Of course Pogba is a great player for us but we have a great team so if there is a change, we can try and manage that the best we can, ' he said. (more...)
Conte shrugs Lukaku, hails 'complete' Costa Conte shrugs Lukaku, hails 'complete' Costa
- November 05, 2016

Lukaku returns to Stamford Bridge having scored seven league goals this season - but Costa has hit the net eight times . Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he knows that his side are in for a tough game against Everton tomorrow. Lukaku will have his work cut out however, as he comes up against three centre-halves. Yet, Conte switched his system to incorporate a back three and, since then, Chelsea have won four successive league games, and have not conceded a goal in any of them. (more...)
LSU Assistant Andy Cannizaro expected to be named head coach at Miss LSU Assistant Andy Cannizaro expected to be named head coach at Miss
- November 05, 2016

Cohen was named Mississippi State's 17th director of athletics, Friday , Nov. 4, 2016 in Starkville, Miss . "I am profoundly grateful for the chance to lead the totality of MSU athletics as I have tried to lead MSU's baseball program". MSU pitching coach Gary Henderson and assistant coach Will Coggin are expected to remain on staff as the Diamond Dogs continue fall practices. It's the fourth-straight time Mississippi State has chosen someone at the school to be the athletic director. (more...)
Broncos CB Talib getting 2nd opinion on ailing back Broncos CB Talib getting 2nd opinion on ailing back
- November 05, 2016

It may just be the ninth game on Oakland's schedule, but it is, by far, the most important game of the season to this point. "What we recognize as an organization is that as you become relevant ... The Raiders have a history of committing penalties - the franchise led the National Football League in that category for four straight years in the nineties and set the single-season record with 163 back in 2011 - so adding the single-game record to that legacy is at least in character. (more...)
Derrick Rose: There is no bad blood between me and Bulls
- November 05, 2016

NY is 1-3 on the year and have allowed 110.3 points per game, the third-worst mark in the Eastern Conference. I'm an introvert. I was just quiet and thinking about things. Following Thursday's debacle, starting guard Courtney Lee suggested the defense could improve if the Knicks starters stopped going against the triangle in practice - since the opposition on game nights runs pick and rolls, not the triangle. (more...)
Juan Mata, Ander Herrera and David de Gea called up for Spain Juan Mata, Ander Herrera and David de Gea called up for Spain
- November 05, 2016

Lopetegui has also named seven Premier League players, including three from Manchester United in Mata , David De Gea and Ander Herrera. Lopetegui's squad is missing several key players who are out due to various injuries, this includes Andres Iniesta, Javi Martinez, Sergio Ramos, Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba. (more...)
Mourinho gets 1-game ban, 50000-pound fine for misconduct
- November 04, 2016

For Fenerbahce meanwhile, the occasion is historic as they are set to play their 100th UEFA Cup/Europa League game on Thursday. In his post-match interview, the Portuguese coach spoke of the struggle his team had with two left-backs (Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind) in the centre of defence. (more...)
Bills' McCoy returns to practice, says he's 'ready to roll' Bills' McCoy returns to practice, says he's 'ready to roll'
- November 04, 2016

It was his first time back on the field since aggravating the injury in a 28-25 loss at Miami on October 23. Though he doesn't regret pushing himself to play against Miami, McCoy noted the lack of practice time leading up to the game contributed to his poor production. (more...)
Luke Walton praises the Lakers effort after win over the Hawks Luke Walton praises the Lakers effort after win over the Hawks
- November 04, 2016

Still, the Hawks struggled mightily to get stops, as Lou Williams (who had 16 points in the fourth quarter) aided in the visiting team taking a 118-112 lead with 1:40 to play. It was Howard's first loss with the Hawks and life has begun very well for the 30-year-old. The Lakers recovered from a 12-point deficit against the Hawks with the help of a 39-point third quarter. (more...)
Arsenal through as Ozil crowns epic comeback Arsenal through as Ozil crowns epic comeback
- November 03, 2016

Bearing down on goal , Özil sublimely chipped the keeper and then left two defenders on the ground after swivelling past their attempted tackles before slotting home in clinical fashion. "We need to maintain the quality of our results until the match against Paris Saint-Germain and then hopefully we will be in a position to finish top of the group". (more...)
Real Madrid held by Legia Warsaw Real Madrid held by Legia Warsaw
- November 03, 2016

Madrid was facing a humiliating defeat until Kovacic fired in from near the edge of the box to at least rescue a point. Madrid substitute Lucas Vazquez sent a shot off the crossbar right before the final whistle. "We lacked a bit of everything". When you take a two-goal lead, there are moments when you need to think a little more and be more compact as a team and we didn't do that tonight. (more...)
Ray Allen Announces His Retirement Ray Allen Announces His Retirement
- November 02, 2016

A true victor, a true champion, those phrases that we can say about him would tell the world how valuable Ray Allen is. Allen , 41, walked away from the game after the 2014 Finals, but ocassionally surfaced in reports regarding a potential comeback with a contender. (more...)
England could be scarred by Bangladesh defeat
- November 02, 2016

Victory was Bangladesh's first over England and their eighth in Test cricket, while the Tigers had only beaten Zimbabwe and a weakened West Indies in their past 95 red-ball tussles. The series finished all-square with one win apiece - and England will now move on to a five-Test series against India with serious question marks over their ability to play in subcontinent conditions. (more...)
Donald Trump: Cancel the Election and Declare Me the victor Donald Trump: Cancel the Election and Declare Me the victor
- November 02, 2016

The plan for Trump is for the campaign to continue to limp along with lots of rallies, which are good for Trump's ego, but not effective in getting voters to the polls. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton campaigned in another important swing state, North Carolina, where she was joined by first lady Michelle Obama. The Republican nominee gave $10 million on Friday, his campaign spokeswoman Jessica Ditto said. (more...)
Duke overwhelming choice at top of AP hoop poll Duke overwhelming choice at top of AP hoop poll
- November 02, 2016

The Lady Bears had 12 first place votes. Last season, OR became only the ninth team since 1984-85 to start out unranked and end up as a No. 1 seed. Kansas didn't get a first-place vote but No. The Longhorns are ranked No. 8 in the women's poll, released Tuesday. Kentucky is the only representative from the Southeastern Conference. Duke earned the top spot in both polls, followed by Kentucky , Kansas and Villanova in the AP rankings. (more...)
Cowboys-Eagles meet in clash of rookie QBs
- November 02, 2016

He's also the first in six years with 150 yards from scrimmage in four straight games. Having a very expensive reserve quarterback is not the ideal situation this 2016 for the Dallas Cowboys. We do not expect anything different in this game. Although the Jaguars fought back in the second half and made the scoreline less embarrassing, things still ended 36-22 in the Titan favor, and that result lifted them to 4-4. (more...)
Seahawks at Saints: Highlights, score and recap
- November 01, 2016

The New Orleans Saints struggled with penalties their past two games, tallying 10 in each. Still, he picked a lousy time to play his way off the field, with a dream matchup on deck at San Francisco. Joevin Jones crossed a target ball from the left side into the penalty area. The Saints 25 points on the surface may look disappointing due to their inability to score touchdowns, but I promise you, Seattle's defense won't allow another team to score 6 straight times the rest of 2016. (more...)
Broncos pick apart Rivers in 27-19 win over Chargers Broncos pick apart Rivers in 27-19 win over Chargers
- November 01, 2016

The 69-year-old Phillips probably hadn't taken a hit that hard since he was a linebacker at the University of Houston in the 1960s, but he remains in good spirits and should be back on the sideline on Sunday night when the Broncos take on the Raiders. (more...)
Chiefs Lose Alex Smith, Spencer Ware To Concussions
- October 31, 2016

The Colts now rank 25th in passing defense and 24th in rushing defense under the longtime Baltimore Ravens linebacker coach , but Pagano has some input. Instead, the Chiefs were able to crush the Colts and some demons in the process, winning 30-14. Smith has been accused of playing it safe over his career, too often avoiding riskier downfield throws. (more...)
Southampton braced for tough test at wounded City - Puel Southampton braced for tough test at wounded City - Puel
- October 30, 2016

It's very hard. But we are making good things and some good processes. Puel tipped in-form striker Charlie Austin, who has scored seven goals in his last seven games, to earn a call-up to the England national team. Guardiola, who proved ruthless on his arrival in sending unwanted players such as Samir Nasri and Wilfried Bony off on loan, said Kompany ― who missed Euro 2016 because of injury ― was once again not fit enough. (more...)
Titans' game against Jaguars marks critical point for team
- October 29, 2016

It was his first career home game without a turnover. "The losses have come down to the final minutes of the fourth quarter". Bortles is completing 60 percent of his passes for 1,904 yards and 12 touchdowns with nine interceptions, but he has compiled most of those stats while playing with double-digit deficits. (more...)
New Zealand beat India by 19 runs in 4th ODI
- October 28, 2016

Also, you need to realise that with two new balls it initially comes on to the bat better and as the game progresses the wicket slows down and the ball doesn't come that well. Mitchell Santner (17 not out) and Tim Southee (9 not out) attempted a late flourish, but only 99 runs came off the last 20 overs. Southee is New Zealand's best bowler in these conditions, and with his variations he is truly unsafe. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers: Atlanta Falcons quarterback is "one of the good guys", elite
- October 27, 2016

But it's in the same joking way that my man Brett Hundley called me 'Grandpa" three weeks ago on the field when we were doing a competitive drill". One of the things that I love about our team right now is how hard they want to play for one another. (more...)
Chargers hold on to beat Broncos Chargers hold on to beat Broncos
- October 27, 2016

The combatants came in as polar opposites, with Denver arriving in SoCal at an impressive 4-1 and the Chargers 1-4 at kickoff, but some context was needed to explain that. But those youngsters and the team also got a huge confidence boost with the big win. Travis Benjamin probably lost his punt return responsibilities after waving one off in the second quarter, only to have it hit him and the Broncos recover. (more...)
Seven held over violence at West Ham-Chelsea game
- October 27, 2016

The Metropolitan Police said a "significant number" of officers needed to be deployed in the stadium to deal with the "unacceptable" outbreak of violence. For the derby against London rival Chelsea, supporters faced enhanced security checks and a larger police presence than normal for a match attended by 45,957 spectators. (more...)
Latest report about Henrikh Mkhitaryan will make Manchester United fans despair
- October 27, 2016

The former Dortmund man has reportedly been putting in the hours on the training ground to earn himself a place in United's starting XI. His impressive form saw Jose Mourinho sign for the Red Devils. "For me, you have to play the players that can help you win the league". Mourinho said he needs match fitness, so why didn't he give him 30 minutes against Fenerbahce? "There is a way to get Mkhitaryan, [Paul] Pogba, [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, [Anthony] Martial and [Marcus] Rashford in the same team ... (more...)
Broncos' Anderson getting right knee evaluated
- October 27, 2016

And it showed Monday night when the Broncos overpowered the Texans in the trenches. "They have some interesting stats", said Broncos coach Gary Kubiak , who was sidelined by illness for the earlier meeting between the teams. "So we're trying to evaluate exactly where he's at right now". His team beat your team just the other night. With Anderson down, the Broncos would start Booker on Sunday against San Diego and Kapri Bibbs would back him up. (more...)
Tony Romo, Tyron Smith Not Practicing; Dez Bryant Expected To Play Tony Romo, Tyron Smith Not Practicing; Dez Bryant Expected To Play
- October 26, 2016

And as much as Eagles fans despise the Cowboys, they will have to acknowledge that it is always sweeter when you have an equal rival. The Philadelphia Eagles offense is not the reason they're winning this season. Based on that philosophy, I fully expect Garrett to keep Prescott as his starter as long as the rookie remains healthy and plays at his current level. (more...)
Jets QB Reportedly Has Torn ACL
- October 26, 2016

Fitzpatrick, who was the former starter of the Jets before he was replaced by Smith at Week 7, then stepped onto the field and managed to lead the Jets to a victory against the Ravens, ending the team's four-game losing streak. Fitzpatrick was an efficient 9 of 14 for 120 yards and a touchdown - and no interceptions against the Ravens. Smith was wrong. Bowles said Smith will get a second opinion on the knee Tuesday, and ESPN reported that Dr. (more...)
Indians down Blue Jays, advance to World Series
- October 26, 2016

The Indians, underdogs in the Division Series and again in the ALCS, have won seven postseason games and lost only once on this inconceivable playoff journey. Pitchers Bryan Shaw , Andrew Miller and Cody Allen completed the six-hit shutout. After Shaw allowed a one-out single to Jose Bautista to start the sixth, Miller came on and needed only one pitch to get Josh Donaldson to bounce into an inning-ending double play. (more...)
'Angelique Kerber vs. Simona Halep 2016 WTA Championships Pick, Odds, Prediction'
- October 26, 2016

The world number one recorded her 61st triumph of the year - one more than her best run in 2012 - as she defeated her red group opponent 6-4 6-2 in one hour and 24 minutes. Seemingly out of nowhere, Keys was able to capitalise on her opponent's lapse in concentration to level the set at 4-4 but a fired up Halep broke back immediately before serving out the contest in the next game. (more...)
Michigan State withholds depth chart for Michigan game Michigan State withholds depth chart for Michigan game
- October 26, 2016

Sophomore running back Karan Higdon had one of his best games at MI rushing for 106-yards on eight carries and getting to the end zone once. - After a tremendous game against Michigan State, senior quarterback Perry Hills has vaulted into the Big Ten lead in both completion percentage (66.4) and passing efficiency (151.8). (more...)
Man predicts 2016 Cubs World Series win in 1993 HS yearbook Man predicts 2016 Cubs World Series win in 1993 HS yearbook
- October 26, 2016

Michael Lee's 1993 senior yearbook photo. The original Reddit poster also claims the photo has been verified by several other people from the same high school. "World Champions. You heard it here first". Game 1 will be played Tuesday in Chicago. In response to the disbelievers, Meza says there was no rationality behind Lee's decision to go with the year 2016. (more...)