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Warriors' Te'o set for second England cap against Fiji
- November 30, 2016

Furthermore, Tom Wood has rejoined the squad to provide injury cover having been sent back to his club on Tuesday, although the Northampton captain is now struggling with illness. Hughes, who starts on the bench with Rokoduguni on the right wing, accepts the welcome signposted by Qera. Elliot Daly's ninth-minute try was the culmination of a fluid team move that started with Chris Robshaw stripping the ball out of the tackle and ended with the flying Wasp threequarter plotting a graceful line ... (more...)
With playoff spots at stake, Ohio St beats Michigan in 2OT
- November 30, 2016

Ohio State won at Wisconsin in overtime but lost at Penn State by a field goal. The bowl affiliation for the game is the ACC against the top-ranked remaining team from the SEC or Big Ten, which in this scenario will be MI. Tom Herman played this just right, jumping to the Longhorns after two years at Houston . But there are simply questions that we don't have the answers to just yet. (more...)
Mariners acquire right-handers Whalen, Povse from Braves Mariners acquire right-handers Whalen, Povse from Braves
- November 30, 2016

Even though none of the players involved in the deal have had an impact the Major League Baseball level, this is still an interesting trade for a few reasons. The move looks like a win-win for a Mariners team that wants to compete in 2017 and a Braves organization that is loaded with promising pitching. Alex Jackson is the highlight of the deal, as he was a top five prospect in the Mariners' system following the 2016 season. (more...)
Dak Prescott beats out every athlete in Cyber Monday jersey sales Dak Prescott beats out every athlete in Cyber Monday jersey sales
- November 30, 2016

And if there were any doubts about Prescott's meteoric rise to National Football League fan favorite, Cyber Monday just confirmed it. He looks it on the field, but he's quick as lightning and is as tough as anyone on the team . Drew Brees, Matt Ryan and Kirk Cousins are all just as worthy of consideration for MVP. Bradford's 6.94 yards per attempt is 22nd among starters, and he's reached 300 yards passing just once this season. (more...)
WWE 'Monday Night Raw' Match Results & Spoilers November 28th WWE 'Monday Night Raw' Match Results & Spoilers November 28th
- November 29, 2016

Ric Flair came out and praised his daughter's rival. Perhaps now both women will get new feuds. That played into Charlotte's hands as the defending champion, meaning she'd retain the title. Those feuds might still be on the cards, only with the title in a different rivalry, or perhaps Banks will turn heel for a feud with Bayley instead. Banks and Charlotte clashed with each other for the second time on Monday, as the first match went to a double countout so Mick Foley ordered the match ... (more...)
NBA Picks: Are the Thunder a good underdog bet vs. Knicks? 11/28/16
- November 29, 2016

Whether it's preparation for the next game or where we gotta get better or what happened that we need to improve in or what tweaks we need to make offensively, we're kinda focused on those things. After Kevin Durant shocked the world and signed with the Warriors in July, there were a lot of whispers that Russell Westbrook would either get traded or opt to leave when he entered free agency next summer. (more...)
Warriors post 8th straight win with 120-83 blowout Warriors post 8th straight win with 120-83 blowout
- November 29, 2016

Golden State held IN (7-8) - without All-Star forward Paul George , starting center Myles Turner and starting shooting guard C.J. Miles - to 32-percent shooting. They put up 30-plus assists for the eighth straight game on Monday night, tying (themselves last season) for the longest streak in the National Basketball Association since 1990. (more...)
No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas
- November 28, 2016

The Bears (5-0) will play for the title Friday at 2:30 p.m. against the victor of Thursday afternoon's game between No. 10 Louisville and Wichita State. They will play Baylor for the title. Mikal Bridges and Eric Paschall added eight points apiece for the Wildcats, who improved to 6-0 a season after winning the national championship. (more...)
South Africa 250 all out, Australia chase 127 for victory
- November 28, 2016

Australia avoided the humiliation of a home series whitewash as they beat South Africa by seven wickets on day four of the third Test in Adelaide . Australia's drastic decision to makeover their team and inject a dose of youth has seemingly been vindicated. Spinner Nathan Lyon tightened the screws with three late wickets. (more...)
Tottenham will play European matches at Wembley: Pochettino
- November 28, 2016

They have won five times and drawn twice. "They are, not only in England but in Europe, the team most in form today". Arsenal needed a late Olivier Giroud header to rescue a 1-1 draw at Manchester United last week, then saw its hopes of top spot in its Champions League group fade in a 2-2 draw with Paris Saint-Germain. (more...)
Santos manager admits interest in Manchester United midfielder
- November 28, 2016

Schweinsteiger was named on United substitutes' bench for the match against West Ham United however, the first time he has been named in the squad this season. However, despite his lack of football this season, the World Cup victor appears to be keeping himself in high spirits. But the current Peixe boss is looking for a big import to make a statement to the world - and believes the out of favour Manchester United player would be the ideal candidate. (more...)
5 things Michigan State football fans can be thankful for in 2016
- November 28, 2016

For the first time in the storied history of the rivalry, the two squads met as the top two teams in the nation. But the Big Ten and Pac-12 would be pissed to say the least. Two years ago, he was in the process of leading the Buckeyes to a win over the Wolverines when he suffered a broken ankle at the start of the fourth quarter. (more...)
No. 6 Washington tops No. 23 Washington State 45-17
- November 27, 2016

Iowa broke open what was expected to be a tight game with a 75-yard TD run by Akrum Wadley and a 77-yard touchdown throw from Beathard to Riley McCarron in the first quarter. The Cougs made a game of it by dominating the ball in the third quarter, but such an early deficit simply couldn't be overcome with the kind of dink-and-dunk offense that the Cougs featured as they attempted to mount their comeback. (more...)
Tigers Dominate USC in Rivalry Game, 56-7 Tigers Dominate USC in Rivalry Game, 56-7
- November 27, 2016

The first first down didn't come until the second quarter, and by halftime Bentley's night was done. Watson, who said it was a goal to never lose to the Gamecocks when he arrived at Clemson, also got the last word with a parting shot after what was likely his final game against SC. (more...)
Flanagan stops Cruz in 8th to keep WBO lightweight belt Flanagan stops Cruz in 8th to keep WBO lightweight belt
- November 27, 2016

Cruz will have his chance to claim victory this Saturday in a match against WBO World Lightweight champion Terry Flanagan. "I want it more for all the gay athletes in the world". I have the support of my family, friends and fans. He's trying to win the WBO lightweight title from England's Terry Flanagan in Cardiff. As Orlando Cruz succumbed to an eighth-round stoppage against Terry Flanagan, the openly gay boxer was subjected to homophobic messages on Twitter. (more...)
Sri Lanka sees off Zimbabwe to win ODI triangular series Sri Lanka sees off Zimbabwe to win ODI triangular series
- November 27, 2016

Jonathan Carter was battling away on 43 when the rains came. The Caribbean side's sloppiness had earlier cost them dearly when they allowed the hosts to recover from 127 for eight in the 37th over, to reach 218 for eight off their allotted 49 overs. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp will drop any Liverpool player showing signs of complacency Jurgen Klopp will drop any Liverpool player showing signs of complacency
- November 27, 2016

As noted by The Independent , Southampton were the latest club to show an interest in the England worldwide but Rush, who knows better than anyone what it takes to score goals regularly and be a Reds hero after bagging 346 goals in 660 appearances for the club, believes that he can still play an important part in Liverpool's bid for silverware this season but he needs to adjust his attitude. (more...)
Messi back at the double after illness to sicken Celtic
- November 26, 2016

He turned down a shot on goal to tee up Suarez, who struck the post with a close-range shot. "We felt much better within the game, and we started to create chances to score", said Luis Enrique, Barcelona Coach. "Now we have had that taste and that experience, then I do think that can help us in the next qualifying campaign". He can live with that thought till the next opportunity comes. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino: Next Messi or Ronaldo Will Play in England Mauricio Pochettino: Next Messi or Ronaldo Will Play in England
- November 26, 2016

Chelsea are top of the table, winning nine of their 12 games played - no team has won more . Chelsea fans who love their London derbies can also book hospitality for Premier League home games later this season against Arsenal on February 4th and Crystal Palace on April 1st, while the visit of Manchester City on April 5th will be another highlight. (more...)
Mourinho: I hope Messi stays at Barcelona forever Mourinho: I hope Messi stays at Barcelona forever
- November 25, 2016

Spanish reports have claimed that Adidas are aiding Man Utd to fund an audacious move offer to Lionel Messi. "Honestly, I hope he never leaves because I think he belongs to Barcelona and Barcelona belongs to him", the boss replied. Mourinho has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be staying put at Old Trafford for a second season, however. "After that he can do what he wants". (more...)
3 quality matchups for Thanksgiving Day 3 quality matchups for Thanksgiving Day
- November 25, 2016

Since Tolzien doesn't have much experience manning the starting spot, this puts the Colts in a very tough decision. While Pittsburgh has lost four straight Thanksgiving Day games since 1983, the Colts have won the only two such games they've been involved in since the move to Indy. (more...)
Manchester City must snap up these 2 Bundesliga stars in January Manchester City must snap up these 2 Bundesliga stars in January
- November 25, 2016

City Manager Pep Guardiola says Kompany is attending a Spanish hospital for treatment and he is sad but he is in the best hands. Making only his second appearance of the season, Toure scored both of City's goals on a testing afternoon in which they ground out Saturday's 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace. (more...)
Second Test: New Zealand end first day's play on 77-2 Second Test: New Zealand end first day's play on 77-2
- November 25, 2016

Amir started superbly with the ball, having Raval dropped before removing Tom Latham (0), with Sami Aslam making no mistake with his second chance at first slip. The Captain who wins the toss will most likely bowl first, and they will be aiming to knock down the opponents for a meager score. But it was the controversial dismissal of Williamson that proved the main talking point at Seddon Park after he was given out for 13 after a review. (more...)
Rookies lead Cowboys to 10th straight, 31-26 over Washington Rookies lead Cowboys to 10th straight, 31-26 over Washington
- November 25, 2016

Prescott accounted for two touchdowns, Elliott ran for a pair of scores and the Cowboys extended their franchise regular-season record with a 10th straight victory, beating the Redskins 31-26 on Thursday. "It's always what do we have to do to win and I feel like that's how this team thinks". Receiver Cole Beasley caught five passes for 56 yards and tight end Jason Witten caught three passes for 33 yards. (more...)
Shannen Doherty Cast in TV Land's Upcoming Heathers Series Shannen Doherty Cast in TV Land's Upcoming Heathers Series
- November 24, 2016

TV Land's reboot is said to be a black comedy that takes place in present day, the Hollywood Reporter said. This nostalgic news also happily confirms that Doherty, who has been battling cancer since February 2015, is back to work! Deadline reports that there's no confirmation of what kind of character Shannen Doherty will play. (more...)
Impact announce sellout of 61004 for MLS playoff game against rival TFC Impact announce sellout of 61004 for MLS playoff game against rival TFC
- November 24, 2016

They got two crucial away goals late in the match, courtesy of Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore , to completely change the narrative. Olympic Stadium has hosted major soccer matches before. When the opening whistle finally blew, the Impact roared out to a quick 2-0 lead on goals by Dominic Oduro in the tenth minute and Matteo Mancosu two minutes later. (more...)
NZ on brink of victory at lunch
- November 23, 2016

De Grandhomme started from where he left off in the first innings and picked up the wicket of Sami Aslam to leave Pakistan 21 for 1. New Zealand had bowled the visitors out for 171 about an hour into the fourth day's play at Hagley Oval in Christchurch , setting themselves a target of 105 to secure a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. (more...)
NC governor calls for recount in reelection race
- November 23, 2016

Of the 4.7 million votes cast, Cooper's now leading McCrory by around 6,000 votes. Election workers are still counting absentee, overseas, and military ballots. While those ballots are few, they could still be important for settling the narrow governor's race. North Carolina state law says that if the legitimacy of the election and voting process is questioned, it's up to the state legislature to decide who is the victor. (more...)
Lloris puts contract talks on hold as Tottenham face two big matches Lloris puts contract talks on hold as Tottenham face two big matches
- November 22, 2016

We must assess players like Kane, Dembele and Alli. The French side now need only a repeat of last season's draw at home to Spurs in the Europa League to qualify for the knockout stage with a game to spare. LONDON , ENGLAND - MAY 02: Referee Mark Clattenburg shows a yellow card to John Mikel Obi of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on May 02, 2016 in London, England. (more...)
Defenses leading the way for Ohio State, Michigan
- November 22, 2016

It feels like we've been headed for this since Jim Harbaugh was hired on December 30, 2014. Everyone is going to question the two point conversion call all week and why you wouldn't play for OT but they're dumb and I get the call. But then they lost two their next three games to fall completely off my ballot. But back when he first committed to the Buckeyes - on "April 18, 2012", he said - out of Wichita Falls, Texas , he wasn't up on the true nature of the rivalry until an event he ... (more...)
'Late Late Show's James Corden to host Grammys in February 'Late Late Show's James Corden to host Grammys in February
- November 22, 2016

Bruno Mars thanked Corden for the lift. The star of Carpool Karaoke and CBS's The Late Late Show said he felt "truly honoured" to be given the role at next year's Los Angeles ceremony. No word of course on what they'll be singing. The celebrities who join the "The Late Late Night Show With James Corden " should be people that he's like to hang out with in the vehicle for an hour. (more...)
Miller helps Rangers rally past Penguins, 5-2 Miller helps Rangers rally past Penguins, 5-2
- November 22, 2016

The win allowed NY to break a two-game losing streak and stiff-arm Pittsburgh atop the Metropolitan Division. PITTSBURGH - J.T. Miller scored short-handed to cap a second-period rally, helping NY overcome an early two-goal deficit to beat Pittsburgh. (more...)
Where to watch Lakers vs Thunder
- November 22, 2016

No player in National Basketball Association history has ever used more than 38.7 percent of his team's possessions and qualified for the scoring title. The win gave the Bulls (9-5) a split of their back-to-back weekend in Los Angeles (they lost to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night) and a 3-1 start to their six-game road trip. (more...)
McGregor beats Alvarez to become first ever simultaneous two-weight UFC champion
- November 21, 2016

McGregor had entered the fight as the reigning featherweight champion, only to topple the lightweight titleholder under the lights of NY. In the aftermath of perhaps his most memorable triumph, in front of a packed crowd full of Irish supporters, the 28-year-old chastised the UFC ownership for not immediately presenting him with both of the belts he now holds. (more...)
Henrik Stenson wins his 2nd Race to Dubai title
- November 21, 2016

Sweden's Henrik Stenson has won European Tour's order of merit for the second time in his career after none of his challengers could usurp his position on the final day of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Sunday. "They have got some fantastic players". He said: "I think I turned a 62 into a 68 somehow". "I wouldn't be here without them; not playing the standard of golf that I have, anyway". (more...)
Clemson vs. Wake Forest: Live Score, Highlights for Tigers vs. Demon Deacons Clemson vs. Wake Forest: Live Score, Highlights for Tigers vs. Demon Deacons
- November 21, 2016

We've got a chance to win this division. The first half saw the Tigers play like a team that deserves to be in the College Football Playoff . Quarterback Deshaun Watson called that one-point loss to Pitt "a good learning lesson" before pointing out that it's something they know they can't afford to experience again. (more...)
No. 7 Washington rolls past Arizona State, 44-18 No. 7 Washington rolls past Arizona State, 44-18
- November 21, 2016

McCaffrey broke his own single-game rushing record at Stanford of 243 yards and the Big Game record of 226 yards set by Cal's Joe Igber in 2002 to help the Cardinal (8-3, 6-3 Pac-12) keep the coveted Axe with yet another win over their rival. (more...)
Union: O'Hare strike could slow, but not shut down airport Union: O'Hare strike could slow, but not shut down airport
- November 21, 2016

The protests are coming after employees attempted to organize with the union's help. They include baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, janitors, and wheelchair attendants. It said it is committed to an "ongoing dialogue". It is unclear how a strike could affect operations at the airport. Ald. Scott Waguespack, 32nd Ward and chairman of the city's Progressive Caucus, said the wages send the message that workers are not welcome in Chicago. (more...)
India Batting First Could Have Given Different Result in Rajkot Test
- November 20, 2016

Rahul seems to have gotten straight back into action after his comeback, scoring a total of 182 runs from two innings. The Englishmen looked dominant throughout the game and looked the most likely to get a result out of the match but the Indians, after a mini-collapse in the final session, hung on. (more...)
Murray beats Wawrinka, advances to semifinals at ATP finals Murray beats Wawrinka, advances to semifinals at ATP finals
- November 20, 2016

Milon Raonic became the first Canadian to qualify for the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem of Austria here Thursday evening. "I sort of have to reset myself, whether that be through injuries or other issues". He went one better, clinching a 6-4 6-2 victory to set up a re-match of the Wimbledon final against Milos Raonic today. (more...)