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Houston businessman refunds $10M to customers after Astros win Houston businessman refunds $10M to customers after Astros win
- November 05, 2017

A popular furniture salesman flew Hurricane Harvey responders to see the World Series. Back in May, the owner of Houston's Gallery Furniture pledged to refund customers who paid at least $3,000 for mattresses and beds if the Astros won the World Series. (more...)
Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Bermane Stiverne in First Round, Keeps Heavyweight Title Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Bermane Stiverne in First Round, Keeps Heavyweight Title
- November 05, 2017

Stiverne, somehow becoming the mandatory challenger, was returning from a two year layoff after getting knocked down in a very unimpressive decision win over Derric Rossey. By the looks of this fight, he's ready to keep that title for more than a little while longer. Stiverne, 39, had no answer to a flurry of left-right combination punches from Wilder, 32. (more...)
Blues vs. Maple Leafs Blues vs. Maple Leafs
- November 05, 2017

About the Maple Leafs • Toronto is one of the NHL's highest-scoring teams (53 goals), with one of the league's top power play units (25 percent), but also has one of the league's most accommodating defenses (49 goals allowed). Frederik Andersen made 27 saves. Magnus Paajarvi and Vladimir Sobotka scored the other two St. Louis goals early in the third period, with Sobotka's goal coming just 17 seconds after a goal by Toronto's Tyler Bozak had cut the lead to 4-2. (more...)
Pep Guardiola calls on fans to assist them against Arsenal Pep Guardiola calls on fans to assist them against Arsenal
- November 05, 2017

Sterling is scoring for fun at the moment and I like the 11/2 odds for him to net first in this. When that has happens I can say, "OK we have a big chance to be champions" but nobody can assure you that. Since then they have laboured to a couple of wins against Benfica in the Champions League and beaten Spurs 1-0 on home turf in the Premier League , as well as losing to Huddersfield. (more...)
UFC 217 Results: James Vick stops Joe Duffy in round two UFC 217 Results: James Vick stops Joe Duffy in round two
- November 05, 2017

It aired on FS1 following additional prelims on UFC Fight Pass and ahead of a main card on pay-per-view. He found regular success with his counter right hands and with low kicks. Duffy was competitive until the closing seconds of the round when he was dropped by an uppercut. But Vick did well at finding his range, and while he didn't land anything major for most of the round, he saved his best for the final 10 seconds of the round. (more...)
Hellebuyck's performance squandered in Jets' OT loss to Canadiens Hellebuyck's performance squandered in Jets' OT loss to Canadiens
- November 05, 2017

Some mishandling of the puck by the Jets behind the net led to Pacioretty's fifth of the season from in close on goalie Connor Hellebuyck . Instead the boys in bleu, blanc et rouge got goals from Tomas Plekanec and Jeff Petry , and Max Pacioretty sealed the 5-4 win in overtime on their 50th shot of the night. (more...)
Murty knows 'results not rhetoric' will get him the Rangers job Murty knows 'results not rhetoric' will get him the Rangers job
- November 05, 2017

Goals from Ross McCrorie , Daniel Candeias and Josh Windass had the Gers cruising against Alan Archibald's side as they kept up their 100 per cent record under interim boss Graeme Murty . Many of the Ibrox faithful were quick to praise the 19-year-old defender stating that he should be playing every week and believe he is one for the future with the amount of talent he is already showing on the pitch. (more...)
Offense struggles in No. 2 Alabama's win over No. 19 LSU Offense struggles in No. 2 Alabama's win over No. 19 LSU
- November 05, 2017

The Tide defense suffocated the Tigers, who were limited to just 10 points after a 40-point outburst last weekend against Ole Miss. In the first quarter, Alabama strikes first! He ran across the goal line from three yards out and connected with Irv Smith, Jr. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association reminds AIFF to manage affairs independently and without third party influence Federation Internationale de Football Association reminds AIFF to manage affairs independently and without third party influence
- November 05, 2017

India's football federation (AIFF) has been reminded by FIFA that it can not be influenced by legal or political inference from inside the country, the global soccer body said. India's arch-rivals in both sports and politics sphere, Pakistan were recently handed out a ban by the world football governing body owing to this very reason - third-party interference. (more...)
Zidane waves off critical reviews of Real performances Zidane waves off critical reviews of Real performances
- November 05, 2017

Atletico are in depression after their 1-1 draw at home to Qarabag virtually ended their hopes of reaching the group stage of the Champions League and coach Diego Simeone desperately needs his strikers to start scoring goals and his defense to improve when it comes to defending crosses. (more...)
Paulo Costa Smashes Johny Hendricks Inside Two Rounds Paulo Costa Smashes Johny Hendricks Inside Two Rounds
- November 05, 2017

Costa connected with a leg kick followed by a hard body kick. Costa hit Johny and it looked like Johny's knees buckled but he stayed up. Body kicks and high kicks by Paulo. Costa continued to get inside, and Hendricks was forced to try to counter - but most fell short. Round two was a firefight from the get-go, with Hendricks being clipped multiple times. (more...)
UFC 217 Results: Ovince Saint Preux KO's Corey Anderson UFC 217 Results: Ovince Saint Preux KO's Corey Anderson
- November 05, 2017

Saint Preux, who improved to 3-2 since his 2016 decision loss to Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight title, was largely outwrestled and controlled by Anderson for the first two rounds. "With Corey, you need to make a lot of adjustments", Saint Preux said. When Saint Preux got up, Anderson scooped him up and slammed him again. Saint Preux started the second round with a huge left head kick that sent Anderson's mouth guard flying out of his mouth. (more...)
Pep Guardiola reveals the secret behind Raheem Sterling's Manchester City career renaissance Pep Guardiola reveals the secret behind Raheem Sterling's Manchester City career renaissance
- November 05, 2017

They are unbeaten in their opening 10 matches and hold a five-point advantage over Manchester United; Arsène Wenger's side are a further four back. The arrival of Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus has turned up the heat on Sterling - and he seems to have responded. (more...)
Astros continue World Series celebrations at Disney World Astros continue World Series celebrations at Disney World
- November 05, 2017

The New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Penguins and Clemson Tigers have all traveled to the White House in this past year. The parade starts at 12:45 p.m. Houston also picked up the option of outfielder/infielder Marwin Gonzalez. Fans gathered in downtown Houston at a parade Saturday to celebrate the big win. (more...)
Oklahoma catches big break after controversial fumble overturned in Bedlam Oklahoma catches big break after controversial fumble overturned in Bedlam
- November 05, 2017

He passed for 598 yards and five touchdowns, and also stiff-armed Oklahoma State linebacker Justin Phillips for a seven-yard scoring run. Neither of these passers should have to wait long to hear their names called on draft weekend. Rudolph passed for 448 yards and five touchdowns. After failing to stop the Cowboys for much of the game, Oklahoma's beleaguered defense finally got a stop when it mattered the most . (more...)
Kentucky falls in last second fashion to Ole Miss Kentucky falls in last second fashion to Ole Miss
- November 05, 2017

Ole miss is now 4-5 on the season, and while there's not a whole lot to be excited about for the Rebs this season, this is a game to celebrate. Snell scored the Wildcats' first touchdown of the game in the second quarter. Kentucky was 16 for 17 passing in the first half for 160 yards, and also rushed for 107 yards in the opening stanza. A 49-yard field goal by Gary Wunderlich put the Rebels up 30-27 early in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Matt Kenseth plans to step away from NASCAR in 2018 Matt Kenseth plans to step away from NASCAR in 2018
- November 05, 2017

Joe Gibbs Racing will replace Kenseth in 2018 with driver Erik Jones. "It's not a situation I really want to be in", said Kenseth, who is 10th in the NASCAR Cup standings. Matt Kenseth has no plans to drive in 2018, and while the 2003 NASCAR Cup champion wouldn't use the word "retirement", he said it is "probably time to go do something different". (more...)
Chiefs add Tamba Hali to 53-man roster, cut DJ White Chiefs add Tamba Hali to 53-man roster, cut DJ White
- November 05, 2017

Hali missed the entire offseason program and training camp to rest and rehabilitate his ailing knees. Hali began the season on the PUP list due to a knee injury, though there was some speculation there were other matters contributing to his absence, such as his rant about playing time. (more...)
No. 3 Ohio State looks to keep winning streak going at Iowa No. 3 Ohio State looks to keep winning streak going at Iowa
- November 05, 2017

Unfortunately for Barrett, his came during No. 6 Ohio State's opening drive on the road against unranked Iowa on his very first throw Saturday. The Buckeyes senior quarterback is somewhat quietly having an excellent season, and he's easily the best quarterback in the Big Ten . (more...)
Justin Verlander and Kate Upton getting married in Italy this weekend Justin Verlander and Kate Upton getting married in Italy this weekend
- November 05, 2017

Kate reportedly wore a white gown with lace sleeves, while Justin looked handsome in a dark-colored tux. Shortly after Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager grounded out to second base and the Houston Astros clinched their first world championship in franchise history, the Tigers sent out a Tweet honoring No. (more...)
No. 2 Georgia looks to avoid upset against SC No. 2 Georgia looks to avoid upset against SC
- November 05, 2017

Georgia is South Carolina's first ranked opponent this season. First, Georgia would have to beat SC on November 4. But, if the dominoes fall just right on Saturday, Georgia could win its first divisional title since 2012 before the week is over. (more...)
Eddie Howe says Bournemouth's win over Newcastle can lift club's season Eddie Howe says Bournemouth's win over Newcastle can lift club's season
- November 05, 2017

Howe will have been impressed to see his side manage the Newcastle onslaught early in the first period but hadn't yet produced anything of note for themselves, but as the half entered its final ten minutes the visitors had two decent opportunities to sneak what would have been an undeserved lead. (more...)
Kansas topped by Baylor, 38-9 Kansas topped by Baylor, 38-9
- November 05, 2017

Sophomore Khalil Herbert led the team with 71 rushing yards on 10 attempts, but the team as a whole gained just 126 total yards, with 3.8 yards per carry. Following the contest against Texas, Kansas will return home for its final home game of 2017 on November 18 against Oklahoma, before concluding the season at Oklahoma State on November 25. (more...)
Klopp concedes clubs could swoop for Can Klopp concedes clubs could swoop for Can
- November 05, 2017

The Germany worldwide has entered the final 12 months of his current contract to raise the possibility of Can leaving for nothing next summer. "I've said it a few times and I'll say it again: it is our job to make this club as exciting as possible". (more...)
Alberto Moreno called into Spain squad after turning Liverpool career around Alberto Moreno called into Spain squad after turning Liverpool career around
- November 05, 2017

The 25-year-old left-back struggled for game time at Anfield last season and has not featured for his national team since 2014. Chelsea duo Cesar Azpilicueta and Pedro have missed the cut, along with Arsenal left-back Nacho Monreal. "He's always playing and I know him very well from youth categories". Moreno is already looking forward to Liverpool's next Champions League game at Sevilla, his former club. (more...)
Red Sox name Hyers hitting coach and Barkett his assistant Red Sox name Hyers hitting coach and Barkett his assistant
- November 04, 2017

In 2014, he served as the Sox interim hitting coach when he filled while Greg Colbrunn was recovering from an injury. Hyers played in 133 Major League games for the Padres, Tigers and Marlins. Barkett spent this last season managing the Indianapolis Indians, the Triple-A farm team of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Prior to that he spent, seven seasons in the Red Sox organization, including two as the minor-league hitting coordinator from 2013-2015. (more...)
Cavani Hits Goals Milestone As PSG Thrash Angers Cavani Hits Goals Milestone As PSG Thrash Angers
- November 04, 2017

Cavani's first breakaway strike came in a dominant first half in which Kylian Mbappe and Julian Draxler latched onto Dani Alves deliveries to score. Mbappe rounded off the scoring, racing clear on the end of substitute Lucas Moura's pass before finishing calmly - the teenager denied a hat-trick from close-range soon after as PSG delivered an ominous destruction without their star turn Neymar . (more...)
Cleveland Browns to make Joe Thomas NFL's highest-paid OL in 2018 Cleveland Browns to make Joe Thomas NFL's highest-paid OL in 2018
- November 04, 2017

He will now have $13.5 million in cash in 2018 after considering base salary and bonuses. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . However, he keeps doing his job, making sure that whoever plays quarterback for the Browns at least has a clean blind side. Thomas has made it clear next year is something he can not commit to after suffering a triceps injury a couple weeks back. (more...)
Who has the edge in matchup between Wisconsin and Indiana? Who has the edge in matchup between Wisconsin and Indiana?
- November 04, 2017

The true freshman has rushed for 1,185 yards and 11 touchdowns on 161 carries this season, and he's questionable to play this week. IN went on to take a 10-0 lead on its next possession. Hornibrook then connected with Cephus for an 8-yard score to give the Badgers a 14-10 lead. The Hoosiers sit in the top 30 nationally in total defense through eight games after ranking 90th or below in that category for six straight seasons from 2010-15. (more...)
CB Vontae Davis ruled out, does not travel with Colts CB Vontae Davis ruled out, does not travel with Colts
- November 04, 2017

With Davis and rookie cornerback Quincy Wilson (knee) out, the likely starters at Houston are Melvin and Phillip Desir. The Colts tried to trade the 29-year-old Davis, whose contract is up after the season, at the trade deadline but found no takers, sources told Schefter. (more...)