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Texans QB Savage (concussion) exits vs. 49ers Texans QB Savage (concussion) exits vs. 49ers
- December 11, 2017

Texans (4-9) lost their third straight and sixth in seven games. Tom Savage is driven to the ground by Elvis Dumervil and hits his head on the ground. Savage could be seen arguing with the team official and the Texans' trainer before being taken to the locker rooom. Houston went up 16-13 when Hopkins grabbed a 29-yard touchdown reception on the Texans' first drive of the second half. (more...)
Firefighters Battling 'Hurricane-Force' Winds in Creek Fire Firefighters Battling 'Hurricane-Force' Winds in Creek Fire
- December 10, 2017

More than 10,000 structures are now threatened, and the number of destroyed homes and structures is expected to rise as fire personnel assess the full extent of damage. Terrazas warned that the battle was likely to continue until at least Friday. The cause remains under investigation, according to Cal Fire. Twenty-nine horses have burned to death in one of the fires raging in Southern California this week. (more...)
Seattle receives permission to apply for National Hockey League team Seattle receives permission to apply for National Hockey League team
- December 10, 2017

Besides spending $600 million to refurbish KeyArena, Leiweke's group also has pledged an additional $60 million to a separate city transportation fund and to various community charities. "From everything I know viscerally, I think it will be a good market". "But I think there's a lot of pent-up appetite here in Seattle for this, and so I think we can meet the benchmarks we need to meet". (more...)
John Dorsey is the new Cleveland Browns GM John Dorsey is the new Cleveland Browns GM
- December 10, 2017

The Browns have not won a game this season, but there are signs that the team is improving. "We have begun the process of having productive conversations regarding leadership of our football operations and will provide further updates when appropriate". (more...)
Oregon Hires a New Head Coach Oregon Hires a New Head Coach
- December 09, 2017

Willie Taggart's contract as Florida State's new head football coach will pay him $30 million over six years. And, Cristobal and OR were slated to meet the media on Sunday morning in the first of a handful of interview opportunities leading up to the bowl game at Sam Boyd Stadium. (more...)
Cubs finalist in the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes Cubs finalist in the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes
- December 09, 2017

Sources have told MLB .com that until Thursday, the Marlins had not engaged in any serious trade discussions with clubs other than the Giants and Cardinals. Stanton is coming off an MVP season in which he hit.281 with 59 home runs and 132 RBIs. Marlins new ownership, publicly spearheaded by Derek Jeter, has actively sought to shed the guaranteed $295 million remaining on Stanton's monster deal. (more...)
Shohei Ohtani agrees to sign with Angels Shohei Ohtani agrees to sign with Angels
- December 09, 2017

Ohtani will agree to minor-league deal and will receive around a $2.3-million signing bonus, the largest offered by an MLB club. Part of that "connection" Ohtani may have felt might possibly have to do with the fact that he will be replaying alongside six-time all-star Mike Trout , an outfielder considered by many in baseball to be the game's most complete position player, as well as a future Hall of Fame player and the best player since Mickey Mantle. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne would prefer to face Paul Pogba in Manchester derby Kevin De Bruyne would prefer to face Paul Pogba in Manchester derby
- December 07, 2017

It is a look Guardiola knows all too well and its reappearance indicates the biggest managerial rivalry of recent times is about to erupt again. "It showed what we are". "In the second half we tried to come back, had our chances, but we are not happy. Even if I'm not there, I'll be there watching the game, giving positive energy and, hopefully, we're going to win", the 24-year-old told reporters. (more...)
Kevin Durant comments on his ejection after altercation with DeMarcus Cousins Kevin Durant comments on his ejection after altercation with DeMarcus Cousins
- December 06, 2017

Durant had already been given a technical for arguing with an official earlier in the game. Get the app and get the game. The cost of the victory could be critical for Golden State moving forward, as Kerr didn't have much to smile about even though his team improved to 4-0 since leaving Oracle Arena. (more...)
IOC suspends Russian Olympic committee IOC suspends Russian Olympic committee
- December 06, 2017

Russian athletes will compete at the PyeongChang Olympics , but only under terms set by the IOC. The decision comes after a 17-month investigation by the International Olympic Committee into what was deemed to be state-supported doping. (more...)
Namaste: Bollywood legend Shashi Kapoor is reportedly dead Namaste: Bollywood legend Shashi Kapoor is reportedly dead
- December 05, 2017

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Information & Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, Maharashtra Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis are among those who had extended their condolences. (more...)
Huskies to play Penn State in the Fiesta Bowl Huskies to play Penn State in the Fiesta Bowl
- December 05, 2017

The Nittany Lions' second straight 10-win regular season earned them a second straight berth in a prestigious New Year's Six game. The Fiesta Bowl will kick off at 2pm on Saturday, December 30th. Four Nittany Lions scored in double figures, with leading scorer Lamar Stevens adding two free throws with four seconds left for a total of 22 points. (more...)
Guardiola's Man City believe they can beat anybody, any time, any place Guardiola's Man City believe they can beat anybody, any time, any place
- December 04, 2017

The former Barcelona manager was forced to answer to the FA, who wanted to know what the meeting between the two men consisted of. "I speak well about the opponents and people say " Pep has false humility". " Nothing negative or offensive was said towards me from Pep and that's what makes him one of the best managers in world football". Today, he could not attack because they defended all the time . (more...)
Giants, Cardinals 'in the Dark,' Longshot Team Out on Giancarlo Stanton Giants, Cardinals 'in the Dark,' Longshot Team Out on Giancarlo Stanton
- December 04, 2017

Team officials Bobby Evans and Brian Sabean met with the Stanton camp Thursday in Southern California to make their pitch, and Cardinals executives did the same Friday. The, Stanton's hometown team and reportedly his preferred destination, remain on the fringes of this offseason competition for Stanton's services. the Marlins and Dodgers have remained in touch about the slugger, but there was been "no substantial progress". (more...)
Buckeyes, college football fans snubbed in playoff choice Buckeyes, college football fans snubbed in playoff choice
- December 04, 2017

Confetti fell on the Ohio State buckeyes late Saturday night after topping previously unbeaten Wisconsin 27-21 in the Big Ten Championship Game. No. Don't put too terribly much in the seeding of the teams - it's important for jersey colors and who calls the coin toss - because this should be about as evenly-matched of a semifinal as you'll find. (more...)
Anthony Davis leaves Pelicans game in wheelchair after groin injury Anthony Davis leaves Pelicans game in wheelchair after groin injury
- December 04, 2017

His ailment was reported as a groin injury , and Davis was described as doubtful to return. The New Orleans Pelicans will very likely face the Portland Trail Blazers today without their talisman forward Anthony Davis , according to William Guillory of The New Orleans Times Picayune . (more...)
Jimbo Fisher departs FSU for Texas A&M job Jimbo Fisher departs FSU for Texas A&M job
- December 03, 2017

New interim coach Odell Haggins also consoled players. Fisher, who had dodged questions about his interest in Texas A&M for the last two weeks, said as recently as Thursday that he meant to coach on Saturday. Fisher told university president John Thrasher yesterday that he was resigning to accept Texas A&M's offer. Nick Saban is being paid an average of $8.1 million per year. (more...)
Arsenal vs Manchester United: 5 key battles to watch out for Arsenal vs Manchester United: 5 key battles to watch out for
- December 02, 2017

It doesn't matter what comes after or what happens before. "I say it's hard enough for you to be not focused and thinking about other things". Paul Pogba insists he will be happy to let Ashley Young take Manchester United's free kicks against Arsenal, assuming he is feeling confident enough to try his luck again. (more...)
San Francisco 49ers name Jimmy Garoppolo starting QB San Francisco 49ers name Jimmy Garoppolo starting QB
- November 30, 2017

In his three snaps, Garoppolo scrambled for four yards, completed an 8-yard pass to Aldrick Robinson to convert a fourth down and threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Louis Murphy on the final play of the game. Beathard started the past five games after replacing Brian Hoyer , who began the season as San Francisco's starting quarterback. The one-win San Francisco 49ers will be changing things up to try and get another "W" against the Chicago Bears . (more...)
Popular Las Vegas Poker Room Robbed At Gunpoint Popular Las Vegas Poker Room Robbed At Gunpoint
- November 30, 2017

The employees complied with the suspect's demands and handed him an undetermined amount of money. "We're following those leads", said Capt. John Pelletier of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. Excellent staff, cool under pressure", he added. Bellagio has seen some high-profile heists in recent years, with arguably the most infamous happening in 2010 when a man wearing biker gear took $1.5 million in chips. (more...)