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Rain may thwart Australia's fightback against South Africa in second Test
- November 20, 2016

Australia's modern-day cricketers are struggling under a full schedule and it's starting to show in the current Test series against South Africa , says recently-retired fast bowler Mitchell Johnson. South Africa captain Faf Du Plessis expects to face a "hurting" Australia in the second Test in Hobart . Mitchell Starc was the pick of the bowlers with four wickets while Josh Hazlewood claimed three. (more...)
Pete Carroll: Seahawks will 'mix in' Thomas Rawls vs Eagles
- November 20, 2016

The implication is that as long as Rawls is playing well and producing, then he could immediately handle a significant workload against the Eagles on Sunday. That's one. Thomas (Rawls, out since September 18 with a cracked fibula) is coming back ready to play. "He feels great", Carroll said following the outdoor practice. (more...)
Antonio Conte hails "fantastic" Eden Hazard
- November 20, 2016

Hazard is the main beneficiary with four goals in his last three matches which helped him win the Premier League player of the month for October. The Blues head in to the game sitting third in the table on 25 points but have the chance to climb to the top of the division with a win tomorrow after Liverpool were held by Southampton at St Mary's this afternoon. (more...)
Mourinho slams FA for not protecting Rooney Mourinho slams FA for not protecting Rooney
- November 19, 2016

We know the distance tomorrow can be three, six or nine and obviously nine would be bad, and three would be flawless. Mourinho is already feeling the heat, and Wenger would certainly leave Old Trafford with a big grin if they were to get all three points and put Mourinho in an even deeper hole. (more...)
Pep Guardiola seeks right balance at Manchester City to avoid burnout
- November 19, 2016

The Football Association, England's governing body has reminded the Manchester United skipper of his responsibilities and plan to review their policy of giving players free time on global duty amid allegations of excessive drinking. But the former Barcelona coach, 45, denied the claim and even encouraged his players to have more sex. I wanted to play. The result is that City have failed to win Premier League matches in which they have dominated, enjoying 71 per cent of possession as they ... (more...)
Homelessness declining overall; problems persist in the West Homelessness declining overall; problems persist in the West
- November 18, 2016

HUD estimates ME experienced a 20.2 percent reduction among homeless families and a 3.3 percent drop in Veteran homelessness. There were 549,928 homeless people on a single night in January 2016, a 14% drop since 2010, the year the Obama administration started Opening Doors , a broad plan to combat homelessness. (more...)
Blizzard Conditions to Evolve Over Northern Plains Blizzard Conditions to Evolve Over Northern Plains
- November 18, 2016

The state's mountainous regions, meanwhile, are expected to receive between 4 and 8 inches of snow, with even more possible across the Teton and Absaroka ranges as well as the higher areas of Yellowstone National Park. Breezy. Winds WNW 20 to 30 miles per hour. A west northwest wind will be 16 to 21 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 32 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. (more...)
Ireland tops WCup qualifying group after win in Austria Ireland tops WCup qualifying group after win in Austria
- November 17, 2016

But we do know he's generally probably one of the fittest players playing football. "We haven't spoken about that game in this campaign". "It's great to turn up and be part of that but we need to deal with the fact that we're expected to get out of this group". (more...)
South Africa win toss, to bowl in second test
- November 17, 2016

Voges tweaked his hamstring in the field during the first Test at the WACA, where Australia suffered a 177-run loss to South Africa. This will be the first time since 2004 that South Africa take the field without either Steyn or de Villiers, but with youngsters stepping up, it does not seem like their absence would be an issue. (more...)
No. 23 Washington St seeks 8th straight win when Cal visits No. 23 Washington St seeks 8th straight win when Cal visits
- November 17, 2016

With Hansen tallying 72 yards on three receptions, Cal's offense was finally clicking as its most important piece seemed to be back to his former self. But Falk threw and eight-yard touchdown pass Dom Williams with one second to spare. Davis Webb threw for 425 yards and three touchdowns for Cal (4-6, 2-5), which has lost three straight games and is struggling to keep its bowl hopes alive. (more...)
Police Believe Body Found in NJ Likely That of Missing Connecticut Man
- November 17, 2016

Early Wednesday morning, police received a tip as to Comunale's whereabouts when a friend of the apartment owner went to the 17th precinct and told police that they had dumped their friend's body in a New Jersey marshland, sources say. After the party, the host asked for a luggage cart - which later turned up also stained with blood, the Daily News added, reporting that the party's guests were Comunale, two men from New Jersey and three women. (more...)
Liverpool waiting to assess whether Adam Lallana can face Southampton Liverpool waiting to assess whether Adam Lallana can face Southampton
- November 17, 2016

Mary's reunion on Saturday. The reds midfielder had converted a penalty past Pepe Reina, after the former Liverpool keeper brought down Jamie Vardy . So good has Lallana been that he's one of the first names on the team-sheet. Lallana had provided the long-range through ball to the Leicester City striker and deservedly slotted home his third goal in as many games for England . (more...)
Minnesota Vikings officially sign kicker Kai Forbath Minnesota Vikings officially sign kicker Kai Forbath
- November 17, 2016

Forbath, who played with Vikings punter Jeff Locke and long snapper Kevin McDermott at UCLA from 2008 to 2010, made 60 of his 69 career field goal attempts with the Redskins but struggled in New Orleans a year ago, going 10-for-15 on field goal attempts. (more...)
LeBron James sits out against Pacers LeBron James sits out against Pacers
- November 17, 2016

Averaging 23.4 points and 8.9 rebounds, he rested after playing Tuesday night in a home victory over Toronto. On Sunday afternoon - with J.R. Smith on the shelf with a sore right ankle - the Cavaliers got a combined 35 points from Channing Frye and Iman Shumpert in the 100-93 win, Cleveland's seventh in their last eight against Charlotte. (more...)
Schmidt expects All Blacks backlash Schmidt expects All Blacks backlash
- November 17, 2016

Everyone's human. Hopefully it removes the mystique a little. "Maybe I overlooked that and tried to think too much". "It's nothing to do it just once, we want to be able to back it up and that's the focus for the week because we know how risky they are when you sort of take your eye off them". (more...)
Dalton and Bengals falter in 4th, fall to Giants 21-20
- November 16, 2016

Ben McAdoo's side are on course to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2011, when they last won the SuperBowl. "We like the position we're in". "We are not doing all the things we need to do to make enough plays", Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said. Jeremy Hill had a 9-yard TD run and the Bengals later added Mike Nugent's 38-yard field goal for a 20-14 lead in the third quarter. (more...)
Giuliani the favorite for secretary of state
- November 16, 2016

Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of State could tell a lot about the direction he will take USA foreign policy. I don't know if that will be me or not, but the next attorney general would have to figure that out. He also laid out some potential foreign policy priorities. Rudy Giuliani is in the running to become the next secretary of state. Trump's hires announced Sunday were, at first glance, contradictory. (more...)
Wayne Rooney out of Spain game, Jordan Henderson to captain England Wayne Rooney out of Spain game, Jordan Henderson to captain England
- November 16, 2016

Tottenham striker, Harry Kane will also not feature against Spain , having been released from the squad over the weekend as he recovers from injury. "It looks as though they'll have a couple of players missing, but they have strength in depth and a clear identity of how they play through all of their age groups". (more...)
Du Plessis urges Proteas to go for Aussie jugular Du Plessis urges Proteas to go for Aussie jugular
- November 16, 2016

Australia had resumed their second innings on 121-2, with hope of saving the match on an overcast day at Bellerive Oval, but their batsmen crumbled to 161 all out in the face of quality seam bowling. Yes, they have lost five Test matches in a row, but their preparation for this series has been disastrous, with players given just one Sheffield Shield match - played under lights and with a pink ball - before the Test series. (more...)
Elliott scores twice late, Cowboys top Steelers 35-30
- November 15, 2016

Following these tweets, tell us in the below comment section how you feel following the Cowboys latest Win. A play made famous by a quarterback, Dan Marino , who grew up five miles from Heinz Field's present location nearly gave the Steelers a much-needed win. (more...)
Cody Kessler: Thursday night benching 'motivates you to want to be better'
- November 14, 2016

John Greco was asked if switching quarterbacks hurt the Browns chances of defeating the Ravens. Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson is unworried about his position despite his team's 0-10 win-loss record to start the National Football League season. (more...)
Mularkey likes how Titans fought back despite poor start Mularkey likes how Titans fought back despite poor start
- November 14, 2016

Even still, this Packers defense is going to be short-handed, as they have been all season, which puts them at a detriment for a mediocre-at-best unit. When Matthews and Nick Perry are together, the Packers make it tough on teams getting outside. And Rodgers is so brilliant at times that he has masked many a deficiency over the past few years with his nearly uncanny ability to extend plays and make something out of nothing. (more...)
Ronaldo scores twice, misses penalty in Portugal win Ronaldo scores twice, misses penalty in Portugal win
- November 14, 2016

With Portugal's win over Latvia, they sit three points back from Switzerland in Group B of UEFA World Cup qualifying as the Swiss team continued their ideal run on Sunday. Even though Portugal kept pressuring, it couldn't find a second well into the second half. Gelson Martins dragged an effort wide and Ronaldo saw a close-range strike blocked, but the 31-year-old was not to be denied five minutes from time as he met Quaresma's deep cross with a splendid scissor-kick volley that went ... (more...)
Mkhitaryan determined to 'achieve dream' at Man United
- November 14, 2016

Manchester United have denied that defender Chris Smalling could be absent until Christmas with a broken toe. The Special One turned on the left back as well as Chris Smalling accusing them of being not prepared to go through the pain barrier to help Manchester United . (more...)
DeRozan stars again as Raptors edge Knicks
- November 14, 2016

With 5:48 remaining and the score tied, DeRozan drained a three-pointer over Courtney Lee and Kristaps Porzingis , drawing a foul and falling back into the Knicks' bench at the feet of the new defensive coordinator, Kurt Rambis. With Kyle Lowry playing second fiddle, and a deep bench, the Raptors sure look like the East's second-best team. Derrick Rose also had 21 points but appeared to favor his shoulder during the game and missed all three of his 3-point attempts. (more...)
Sam Darnold Leads USC to 26-13 Upset of No. 4 Washington
- November 13, 2016

Washington linebacker Azeem Victor gives a thumbs-up as he leaves the field in a cart after being injured against Southern California in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. "When you have great players in front of you.it's your job to get them the ball and find the open guy". "This one is pretty big for us", Jackson said. (more...)
Donald Trumps Muslim ban was removed from his website, but its back
- November 12, 2016

The links had instead sent visitors to a donations page. Links to Trump's policy proposals, including the Muslim ban, were working again by 3:30 p.m. Khalaf said Trump's policies were more important than any statements. Mark Potok, senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center civil rights advocacy group, said he had not seen such a rash of hate crimes in the United States since Barack Obama was elected president in 2008. (more...)
State Ballot Roundup: California, Maine Voters Approve HNW Surtax
- November 12, 2016

Florida , North Dakota , Arkansas and Montana all passed the legalisation of medical marijuana use on the same night. Law enforcement groups, farmers and anti-drug crusaders are among those who reject the idea of weed legalization for recreational purposes. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo: Managing Real Madrid one day not out of the question Cristiano Ronaldo: Managing Real Madrid one day not out of the question
- November 11, 2016

He said: 'Nobody can be the next Cristiano Ronaldo. "The next will be what he has to be, but never the same". After many football greats backing the Portuguese to win the prestigious award, Brazil legend Ronaldo is the latest to join the bandwagon. (more...)
Sensex crashes 1689 points on black money crackdown, US election Sensex crashes 1689 points on black money crackdown, US election
- November 10, 2016

But banking shares recovered from earlier falls with the Nifty Bank sub-index ending flat after earlier falling as much as 7 per cent as coffers are expected to swell when people start tendering their cash. The rupee turmoil also added to the pressure on equities after the domestic currency dropped 28 paise in early trade against the U.S. dollar. Mahindra & Mahindra, Adani Ports, ICICI Bank, Hero Motocorp, Bajaj Auto, Maruti Suzuki, HDFC, Bharti Airtel, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Tata ... (more...)
Mkhitaryan: Mkhitaryan: "I Won't give in"
- November 10, 2016

Jose Mourinho insists he was never anxious by Zlatan Ibrahimovic finding his scoring touch again. According to United Manager Jose Mourinho he's been healthy for close to four weeks now, yet he's still not seeing the pitch. The appearance, although only Darmian's 5th of the season, has resulted in the former Torino defender suggesting it is far too early to think about a move away from Old Trafford. (more...)
Saturday's loss brought Nebraska back to Bo Pelini era — NIERENGARTEN
- November 10, 2016

Ohio State dominated the first half, building a 31-3 halftime lead. So the Buckeyes hit reset. We have two games at home and one on the road. For the Buckeyes, the win averts a disaster scenario in the Big Ten East. The Badgers will need to drop one of those games and Nebraska will need to win out to reclaim the lead in the Big Ten West. If the Cornhuskers were a paper tiger, Ohio State was a high-powered paper shredder. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic apologises for booking which rules him out against Arsenal
- November 10, 2016

The yellow card, his 5th of the season, will see him suspended for the derby against Arsenal after the global break, a game he admits he really wanted to take part in. "I always say that when you go with your head the rest will follow", he said. United midfielder Paul Pogba played the full duration of the Swansea game, despite having been an injury doubt after limping off in the first half of Thursday's 2-1 Europa League defeat at Fenerbahce. (more...)
Philly's Alvarez primed for fight of his life at UFC 205 Philly's Alvarez primed for fight of his life at UFC 205
- November 10, 2016

But when Alvarez (28-4, MMA record) does decide to hang it up, the 32-year-old noted that returning to Kensington and starting a mentorship program would, in his eyes, return the favor someone did for him when he was an 18-year-old Puerto Rican (he's also half Irish) kid from the block. (more...)
San Diego voters reject Chargers' stadium measure San Diego voters reject Chargers' stadium measure
- November 10, 2016

If the Chargers decide to stay in San Diego, the Raiders will have the opportunity to move south and join the Rams. Few observers think the measure will get the necessary vote and the Associated Press reports that even 50 percent might be a long shot, denying the Spanos family something of a moral victory. (more...)
Steph Curry's 3-Point Explosion Keeps Pelicans Winless Steph Curry's 3-Point Explosion Keeps Pelicans Winless
- November 09, 2016

Monday marked 70 years to the day since the Warriors played their first game in franchise history. "And thankfully, they went in". After one of his worst shooting nights of his career against the Los Angeles Lakers last Friday, the two-time MVP bounced back great as he had perhaps his greatest shooting performance as of now. (more...)
Ronaldo pens new contract at Real Madrid Ronaldo pens new contract at Real Madrid
- November 09, 2016

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil claims the Real Madrid talisman made him a better player on the pitch and will go down as one of the greatest players in history. Perez says that the 31-year-old Portuguese is now a legend of the club, having scored 371 goals in 360 games to emerge Real's all-time top scorer. (more...)
Kane scores on injury return to clinch Spurs draw at Arsenal
- November 08, 2016

Arsenal took the lead against Spurs in the first North London Derby of the season this afternoon but were denied the three points by a Harry Kane penalty. "All teams have good and bad moments during the season", said the Argentine, whose side remained fifth in the table. "The manager does not need to say anything to us, as players we understand and know that on Wednesday we were nowhere near good enough", he added. (more...)
Blue Jackets rout NHL-leading Canadiens 10-0
- November 08, 2016

He stayed with it, we stayed with it. "He can play better", general manager Ron Hextall told the Inquirer, while also acknowledging that the 28-year-old was likely experiencing a "break-in period" with the club. "We saw some people get engaged in our season in a right way and that's a good sign". Hartnell scored his second goal of the night nearly midway through the third period for a Columbus lead of 9-0. (more...)
Sunderland are only going one way after worst ever Premier League start
- November 08, 2016

Sunderland manager David Moyes has denied suggestions his side are expecting to lose games following their record-equalling worst start to a Premier League campaign and remains confident he can turn around the club's fortunes. So, they look very solid at home this season. Anichebe described the fans' dedication as "crazy" and said that Moyes had told the players that they "had to win, simple as that". (more...)