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Cowboys' Prescott Goes for 11th Straight Win Against Vikings Cowboys' Prescott Goes for 11th Straight Win Against Vikings
- November 30, 2016

Elliott had a big run on the first drive of the game and looked like he was going to have a field day against the Washington defense. The weakness of the Cowboys is offset by arguably the best offense in football. Only four teams have fewer takeaways than Dallas' 10. In 2014, the Cowboys clinched the NFC East and a playoff spot in a Week 16 victory over the Colts. (more...)
Half The Chiefs Had No Idea They Won Half The Chiefs Had No Idea They Won
- November 30, 2016

Happy he played well, but disappointed that the rest of the team couldn't get him a win. "I just kind of hit the ground", he said . A loss dropped the Broncos to third place behind the first-place Raiders (9-2) and Kansas City in the AFC West. (more...)
Messi back at the double after illness to sicken Celtic Messi back at the double after illness to sicken Celtic
- November 29, 2016

Guardiola worked with Messi for four seasons at Barcelona , winning three La Liga titles, two Copa del Reys and two Champions Leagues. Celtic coach Brendan Rodgers had impressed upon his players not to give their illustrious opponents too much respect as they had done in Barcelona and they were certainly not humiliated in the same manner as they were in September. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers Claims Celtic Would've Beaten Barcelona With Lionel Messi Brendan Rodgers Claims Celtic Would've Beaten Barcelona With Lionel Messi
- November 29, 2016

Messi has recovered from illness to travel, while Suarez was suspended for Saturday's 0-0 draw at home to Malaga. "We got into good areas over the course of the game, some of our play was very good, but we lacked that little quality". "We've now got to go on, make sure we get into it next year and each year the club is in it, it improves on and off the field and that is our ambition". (more...)
Coach O to head the Tigers
- November 29, 2016

Although it wasn't flawless (10-0 and 16-10 losses to Alabama and Florida hurt), LSU also picked up some very convincing wins in the middle of the season. Orgeron stressed the importance of bringing in high-quality assistants to turn that around: "My plan is to take my time and assemble the best staff in America". (more...)
Hull 1-1 West Brom
- November 29, 2016

The last couple of games we've been very, very good. Hull, who had not mustered a single shot in the first half, were better after the break, with Snodgrass forcing Foster into a save from 25 yards, and Livermore curling high and wide. Not at his best in the first half but certainly helped to turn the tide after the break. It was not as though West Brom were without the motivation to win by a bigger margin. (more...)
UFC champion McGregor relinquishes featherweight belt UFC champion McGregor relinquishes featherweight belt
- November 29, 2016

Those two will fight for an interim belt, with the victor getting a 2017 unification shot at Jose Aldo , who now is considered the undisputed champion in that division. The new main event for UFC 206 will be an interim featherweight title fight between Max Holloway and former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis , who could join a short list of fighters to win belts in multiple weight classes. (more...)
Messi: Barcelona are not dependent on me
- November 28, 2016

The brace took Messi's Champions League total to 92 goals, including nine in this season's group stages alone, and though he narrowly missed a hat-trick, his genius ensured Celtic exited all European competition while Barca will progress as group winners. (more...)
Santos coach Junior confirms interest in Schweinsteiger Santos coach Junior confirms interest in Schweinsteiger
- November 28, 2016

The 2014 World Cup victor has endured a hard stay in the Premier League so far, with his first season interrupted by a string of injuries and then falling completely out of favour in the current campaign. Recently, he is also thought to have had a long meeting with MLS Club Chicago Fire . 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. (more...)
Osweiler struggles again as Chargers beat Texans 21-13
- November 28, 2016

The setback was Houston's first loss at home this season as the Texans fell to 6-5, while the Chargers improved to 5-6, keeping their faint postseason aspirations alive. That was coach Chuck Pagano's message to his team shortly after its 28-7 loss to the Steelers. The last time the Chargers had a 1,000-yard rusher was in 2013 when Ryan Mathews had 1,255 yards. (more...)
Morgan Stanley: China A-Shares Is Re-Entering Bull Market Morgan Stanley: China A-Shares Is Re-Entering Bull Market
- November 28, 2016

The program has been awaited for more than two years following the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong connect in November 2014. "We believe this new link could be a re-rating catalyst for small-cap stocks in Hong Kong", portfolio managers at Matthews Asia wrote in a note on Friday. (more...)
Vettel fastest at Abu Dhabi; Hamilton ahead of Rosberg
- November 27, 2016

A lap of 1:38.755 which was three tenths of a second faster than Rosberg's best lap of 1:39.058. The German, who won in Abu Dhabi a year ago, has raised his game this season, but following a run of three second-place finishes, is keen to clinch the title with a victory. (more...)
Last minute Iron Bowl ticket prices already high
- November 27, 2016

Both are in the running to start in the 2:30 p.m. game in Tuscaloosa . They made adjustments thought the year relative to issues that they have had on their team, whether it be injuries or whatever, but they still managed to score a lot of points. (more...)
Notre Dame set to face USC
- November 27, 2016

The Fighting Irish were flagged for a personal foul following the hit on Ware. ABC will broadcast the game beginning at 2:30 p.m. "That was a 14-point swing right before the half and that really was the turning point in the game". Notre Dame did not make Tillery available for comment. But with the Irish down just three points and hoping to take some momentum into half (Kelly deferred possession until the third quarter), they imploded-going backwards before the Irish threw away some good ... (more...)
Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard leaves in first period Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard leaves in first period
- November 27, 2016

He never appeared to be hurt during his time on the ice. He made a few saves, including a third-period stop on Jonathan Ericsson while lying on his back. It wasn't until Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg was called for holding on Paul Byron at the 5:25 mark of the third period that the Canadiens benefitted from a power play opportunity. (more...)
Ben Stokes reprimanded for breach of ICC Code of Conduct Ben Stokes reprimanded for breach of ICC Code of Conduct
- November 27, 2016

Kohli, who made his Test debut in 2011 and impressed in subsequent series against Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. If you do not feel like hitting the ball, don't hit it. The team bought into it. Even with the batting order changes, we have made changes, I have gone up and down the order as well and other batsmen are keen to do it as well. (more...)
Hurts, No. 1 Alabama race past No. 16 Auburn, 30-12 Hurts, No. 1 Alabama race past No. 16 Auburn, 30-12
- November 27, 2016

OFFENSIVE CHANGE: Alabama has adopted some quarterback runs to take advantage of freshman Jalen Hurts' abilities and does bear more resemblance than ever to Auburn's style. ArDarius Stewart: Stewart had 10 catches for 127 yards and a touchdown. Johnson is the team's most experienced quarterback while John Franklin III is likely to play a role as well, and is a significant running threat. (more...)
With playoff spots at stake, Ohio St beats Michigan in 2OT
- November 27, 2016

Letting him lock onto Barrett could help shut down a key part of Ohio State's offense. "Sucks", Michigan defensive lineman Chris Worley said. "Man, I was trying to block somebody, but I ain't the best blocker", Barrett said. MI now sits at 10-2. "I think they're saying Wisconsin could go if they win (the Big Ten title game) and we beat that team". Peppers likely won't get in too much trouble, and he's still had a terrific season. (more...)
NSPCC launches hotline for victims of childhood sexual abuse in football NSPCC launches hotline for victims of childhood sexual abuse in football
- November 26, 2016

Chris Unsworth, 44, said he was raped "between 50 and 100 times" by the coach while a youth player at Manchester City and then Crewe when he was about 12. I think we should appreciate him for the player he is, what he did. "These are heinous crimes and they need to be investigated by the police and they will get our support". (more...)
Mourinho: Man United can still win Prem Mourinho: Man United can still win Prem
- November 26, 2016

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the game during the Europa League group A soccer match between Manchester United and Feyenoord at the Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Thursday, . "It was a good win". That's the next stage we need to get to. "The second goal killed the game - at 1-0 you never know what can happen". Summer signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan impressed on a rare start and he was pleased to be involved for United. (more...)
Nishikori ready to face daunting Tour Finals group
- November 25, 2016

Novak Djokovic has battled back from a set down in his ATP World Tour Finals opener to beat Dominic Thiem 6-7 (10) 6-0 6-2 in London . What is more, Djokovic , victor of the last four ATP World Tour Finals , has been placed in the easier of the two groups. (more...)
Murray, Djokovic set up Sunday shootout at ATP finals Murray, Djokovic set up Sunday shootout at ATP finals
- November 25, 2016

It extended Murray's winning run to 24 matches , earned him a fifth straight title and a cheque for almost £2million. The Finals was the 35th meeting between the pair, with Djokovic winning 24 and Murray 11. "I've played so much tennis the last few months". He then served for the set 6-4 after Djokovic had made it 5-4. "I've lost many of them - I'm very happy I managed to win today". (more...)
Why Arsenal at Man Utd was positive ahead of PSG
- November 25, 2016

Arsenal face PSG in the Champions League on Wednesday before they take on Bournemouth next Sunday in their next Premier League match. Asked if Mata had earned Mourinho's faith, Giggs told Sky Sports: "I think he has, and rightly so". "Last year we would have maybe lost this game and today we didn't, so we have improved on that front". "We were the best team by far". That's why we came back, because the players who came on made the difference. (more...)
Wenger expects Sanchez, Walcott and Ramsey to be fit to face PSG
- November 25, 2016

After playing two games in the space of 72 hours while carrying a hamstring injury, Alexis Sanchez's participation is being questioned especially considering knockout qualification has already been confirmed. He was one of the Arsenal players given time off after the European Championships and then he picked up a toe injury which kept him out for a month. (more...)
Klopp praises Reds' performance in draw Klopp praises Reds' performance in draw
- November 25, 2016

We could have scored and maybe we should have scored - but that's how football is. Liverpool continued to enjoy the view from the top of the English Premier League on Saturday, but everything would have looked so much better for Jurgen Klopp and his players if they had shown the same ruthless touch in front of goal that had carried them to the summit. (more...)
Prannoy crashes out of Hong Kong Open Prannoy crashes out of Hong Kong Open
- November 25, 2016

World No.6 Saina's battling win over World No.12 Porntip will give her a lot of confidence as it was only the second tournament she is participating since her knee surgery in August. Saina and PV Sindhu are on collision course if the Indian duo make it to the semi-final phase. Meanwhile Saina stated that she is slowly regaining her match fitness. (more...)
Bills expect Sammy Watkins to practice Wednesday
- November 24, 2016

At 5-5 on the season, Buffalo's playoff hopes are hinging on a win this week. The Bills have until 4 pm on Saturday to do so. Considering Robert Woods is doubtful with a knee injury and LeSean McCoy is questionable after undergoing surgery on his thumb this past Sunday, the Bills could use some good news. (more...)
NZ on brink of victory at lunch
- November 23, 2016

But the way that four seamers got into spells and held their areas for long periods at a time, it was world-class. Neil Wagner took his 100th test wicket and New Zealand's bowlers dominated Pakistan's batting line up on the third day to close in on a likely victory in the first cricket test. (more...)
Flacco, Ravens keep Browns winless with 28-7 rout
- November 22, 2016

Tucker finished a 12-play, 57-yard drive that was extended by three third-down conversions and an unnecessary roughness penalty on Browns safety Ibraheim Campbell following a 13-yard pass from Flacco to Pitta on third and 10 from midfield. Flacco connected with five receivers on the drive, closing with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Darren Waller. Rookie Cody Kessler got the start, but fellow rookie Kevin Hogan also took a couple snaps and veteran Josh McCown entered in the third quarter, but ... (more...)
National Basketball Association roundup: Teague, Pacers win in overtime
- November 22, 2016

I was (expletive) tonight". Beyond that, it seemed as if this lineup was going to be spaced out a lot better, with Myles Turner finally being able to play his true position at center. It helped snap Sacramento's (5-9) four-game losing streak. "It was like throwing rocks in the ocean". He was watching the same Vine pretty much everyone else in the National Basketball Association world was: Russell Westbrook putting Clint Capela on a vicious left-handed poster. (more...)
Chelsea returns to top of Premier League after narrow win over Middlesbrough
- November 22, 2016

At the Emirates Stadium, Boro very almost came away with a shock victory, and having denied City in their own half, they caused problems in attack against Pep Guardiola's side, too. Antonio Conte has told striker Diego Costa to carry on doing what he is doing after firing Chelsea to the top of the Premier League table and claimed he is "one of the best strikers in the world". (more...)
Are Bayern Munich really in danger of not winning the Bundesliga?
- November 21, 2016

Hummels will be in for a frosty reception having followed the path of Robert Lewandowski by leaving Dortmund for Bayern; this is the first league return to his former stomping ground. And manager Carlo Ancelotti now has his own injury problems. Bayern are missing a few important players, with Arjen Robben, Javi Martinez , and Kingsley Coman all expected to sit out thanks to various injuries, plus Douglas Costa and Arturo Vidal in doubt. (more...)
One-sided Big 12 showdown: No. 8 Oklahoma routs No. 10 WVU
- November 21, 2016

Phillip Lindsay added 144 yards rushing and two TDs for the Buffaloes (9-2, 7-1, No. 10 CFP). A week after Michigan fell at Iowa, Ohio State (10-1, 7-1) nearly suffered an even more brutal collapse at a struggling Michigan State (3-8, 1-7) team in East Lansing. (more...)
No. 1 overall pick Goff to start for Rams
- November 21, 2016

Scouts have commended Goff's pocket presence and arm strength on long pass plays downfield, and coaches have congratulated the California product on his progress with the team since tossing a pair of touchdowns and interceptions while losing three fumbles during the exhibition season. (more...)
Barcelona held by Malaga as Messi misses out through illness Barcelona held by Malaga as Messi misses out through illness
- November 21, 2016

Nobody gave them a hope of winning four years ago when, thanks to the sensible ultra-defensive tactics of manager Neil Lennon, they prevailed courtesy of a late victor from substitute Tony Watt. Barcelona dominated the game with 76 percent ball possession, 13 free kicks, 14 corners, and eight shots on target. Recently Barcelona played 11 matches in which they have won 8 matches, 1 draw match & lost only 2 matches. (more...)