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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...)
England all-rounder Ben Stokes headed for New Zealand, not Ashes England all-rounder Ben Stokes headed for New Zealand, not Ashes
- November 29, 2017

Asked about the prospect of taking Stokes on board, Curwin said: "The CCA Board and New Zealand Cricket will independently be considering this issue in the near future but, until then, we are unable to provide any more detail on the status of the deliberations". (more...)
Woods' return is exciting - Rose Woods' return is exciting - Rose
- November 29, 2017

Tiger Woods is once again knocking the cover off the ball, but more important than reportedly blasting tee shots past those of world No. 1 Dustin Johnson was the amount of aching and soreness the injury-plagued 41-year-old felt ahead of his imminent return to competitive golf. (more...)
Clippers F Griffin out two months Clippers F Griffin out two months
- November 29, 2017

Aldridge added that Griffin "will be out a while", but did not give a specific timeline. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 29 points for the Lakers , who had not played in five days after losing at Sacramento on Wednesday. Williams had a dunk and DeAndre Jordan noticed. Kuzma's double-double was a single-game high for an National Basketball Association rookie this season. (more...)
Wenger confirms future of Ozil and Sanchez Wenger confirms future of Ozil and Sanchez
- November 29, 2017

As far as I'm concerned, they'll stay until the end of the season unless something unbelievable happens. However, Wenger insists that no moves will take place until next summer. Germany midfielder Ozil, 29, has had 45 assists since his debut in September 2013, more than any other Premier League player. "It's a massive game for me", Wenger said. (more...)
Is Leicester vs Tottenham on TV? Where can you watch it? Is Leicester vs Tottenham on TV? Where can you watch it?
- November 29, 2017

The breakthrough did arrive 13 minutes in, though, with Vardy hooking Marc Albrighton 's cross over the head of Lloris on the volley for his seventh goal of the campaign. Danny Rose is also likely to come back in but Harry Winks has fallen ill and will have to be assessed while Toby Alderweireld (hamstring) and Victor Wanyama (knee) are both out. (more...)
Falcons beat Bucs behind Jones' 253 reception yards Falcons beat Bucs behind Jones' 253 reception yards
- November 27, 2017

Jones set the mark for most yards receiving over the first 90 games of his career. Sanu completed a 51-yard pass downfield to Atlanta's Julio Jones for the score, making it 10-3 early in the second quarter. Neither Ryan nor Ryan had an interception. The New England Patriots are hosting the Miami Dolphins on Sunday and the opening kick of the second half created one of the scariest situations we've seen in 2017. (more...)
India 312-2 at close, lead Sri Lanka by 107 runs India 312-2 at close, lead Sri Lanka by 107 runs
- November 26, 2017

The two batsmen put on 209 in just over three sessions before Vijay was caught at leg gully off Rangana Herath as Sri Lanka finally got a breakthrough. "Pujara also has a similar mindset as he likes to dig in deep and scrap it out in a situation with varied demands". Vijay square-drove the first ball of the morning and hit five more boundaries en route to his 16th half-century in Tests. (more...)
Cramped schedule: Ganguly backs Kohli Cramped schedule: Ganguly backs Kohli
- November 26, 2017

I see that with Virat Kohli as well. Hundred 100s may still be a bit far away, but scoring 50 in nine years is phenomenal. Ganguly, one of India's most successful Test captains, was sacked from his leadership role in October 2005 and later eased out of both the Test and one-day squads following a row with coach Chappell. (more...)
Despite knee injury, JT Barrett says he'll play in Big Ten championship Despite knee injury, JT Barrett says he'll play in Big Ten championship
- November 26, 2017

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) scores a touchdown, defended by MI defensive lineman Chase Winovich (15), in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. MI rushed the ball 36 times for 100 yards. Nuernberger missed a 43-yard try with 2:47 remaining. Donovan Peoples-Jones returned a punt 42 yards during the closing seconds of the quarter. (more...)
Celebrities parody Trump's claim he was offered Time's Person of the Year Celebrities parody Trump's claim he was offered Time's Person of the Year
- November 26, 2017

However, the magazine was back in his good graces when he appeared on the cover in August 2015 and when he was named " Person of the Year " in 2016. He tweeted: "I said probably is no good and took a pass". " 'TIME does not comment on our choice of until publication, which is December 6". "They used to call it "Man of the Year" but they can't do that anymore so they call it person - they want to be politically correct, that's OK", he said at a rally in Iowa. (more...)
Chelsea's Victor Moses to return to squad at Liverpool after injury - Conte Chelsea's Victor Moses to return to squad at Liverpool after injury - Conte
- November 25, 2017

In turn, I expect Chelsea to be patient, as much as they might smell an opportunity to play on Liverpool's vulnerabilities . "I am very happy because now he is fine, but he needs a bit of time to find the best physical condition". She said, "Daddy, you look older with the beard". He improved a lot, especially physically, he was always a very good player. Salah will be looking to continue his tremendous early-season form in Saturday's fixture, not least because a Liverpool win would ... (more...)
Derrick Rose Rumors: Guard Leaves Cleveland Cavaliers, To Retire From NBA? Derrick Rose Rumors: Guard Leaves Cleveland Cavaliers, To Retire From NBA?
- November 25, 2017

The team is starting to turn things around and now has a six-game winning streak that has improved them to 11-7 on the season. Rose has played in just seven games this season and has been slowed by a left ankle injury sustained on October 20 in Milwaukee. (more...)
Hong Kong Open: Sindhu through to semifinals Hong Kong Open: Sindhu through to semifinals
- November 25, 2017

The Hong Kong player, formerly ranked No. 4, had the upper hand for most of the match. Sakai had saved five match points to edge Prannoy in their last encounter at the Indonesia Open. Saina had to save a game point in the second game and won the match on her second match point. The London Olympic Medalist will now face Chen Yufei in the round of 16. (more...)
Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook Confront Each Other On Court Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook Confront Each Other On Court
- November 24, 2017

And, of course, he wanted another crack at former teammate Kevin Durant , too. "The story's about the game". When Draymond Green was called for a foul shortly after that, the two really started jawing at each other. All the fans, they lying to y'all. Adams failed to reach double-double in the previous seven displays, but I expect him to own the paint against Zaza Pachulia. (more...)