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Texas Tech shocks Texas to become Bowl Eligible Texas Tech shocks Texas to become Bowl Eligible
- November 25, 2017

The trick play netted 27 yards and jumpstarted a four-play, 75-yard scoring drive on the opening series. Texas Tech won the game after two big time turnovers in the final three minutes put the Raiders up for good. Rowland responded with a 40-yard field with 14:23 to play to re-establish its 10-point advantage. Late in the second quarter, Davante Davis nabbed the Longhorns' second interception of the half to set the table for Rowland's 19-yard field goal with nine seconds left in the half, ... (more...)
James has triple-double, Cavs beat Hornets for 7th straight James has triple-double, Cavs beat Hornets for 7th straight
- November 25, 2017

James then blocked Walker's 3-point attempt from 38-feet away as time expired. Rose has been dealing with an ankle injury during his first season with Cleveland, missing 11 of 18 games. "We're playing pretty good defensively", Lue said. Rose, the NBA MVP in 2011, signed a one-year, $2.1 million contract with the Cavs in July. He's been gone since at least Wednesday. (more...)
Texas blows 16-point lead, loses to No. 1 Duke in OT Texas blows 16-point lead, loses to No. 1 Duke in OT
- November 25, 2017

In short, it was a breakout performance and one that should turn plenty of heads. He is known for his athleticism (and upside, as a result), but Bagley also flashed more awareness in this game, including high-low passing. "And we have to understand the game is 40 minutes long, or in this case, 45 minutes long", Texas coach Shaka Smart said. "He's still a great player - he does a lot of things well for his team", Bagley said of Bamba. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger: Burnley play like a killer snake Arsenal boss Wenger: Burnley play like a killer snake
- November 25, 2017

They're now sixth in the Premier League , but high-flying Burnley are only behind them on goal difference. We all know that Burnley have been solid at the back for years but this year they finally seem to be getting the goals to start the balancing act. (more...)
Hughton: Of course we can beat Manchester United Hughton: Of course we can beat Manchester United
- November 25, 2017

United bounced back from the 1-0 defeat at Chelsea before the global break with a 4-1 win over Newcastle United in the Premier League last weekend. He is able to get down and dirty with defenders, and ultimately, he can find the net. Brighton will bring a five-game unbeaten run to Old Trafford, but the Seagulls have already lost against City and Arsenal this season, and will find it extremely hard to pick up a positive result from Old Trafford. (more...)
Knicks Feared Hawks Would Match Tim Hardaway Jr.'s Offer Sheet Knicks Feared Hawks Would Match Tim Hardaway Jr.'s Offer Sheet
- November 25, 2017

In an impressive win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night, Hardaway erupted for a career-high 38 points and is quickly becoming a crowd favourite at MSG. SF - Tim Hardaway Jr . Kyle O'Quinn started in Kanter's spot and had two points and six rebounds in 23 minutes. Point guard Dennis Schroder has the keys to the auto for a team rebuilding for the future. (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2 at Nagpur India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2 at Nagpur
- November 25, 2017

Sadeera Samarawickrama was caught at first slip after driving one ball too many while Dimuth Karunaratne was trapped on the pads after scoring a fine half-century. Ashwin broke the backbone of the Lankan innings by removing skipper Dinesh Chandimal, who top-scored with a patient 122-ball 57 before adding three more wickets to return with figures of 4/67. (more...)
Michael Carrick has released a statement about his fitness Michael Carrick has released a statement about his fitness
- November 25, 2017

MICHAEL CARRICK has revealed the reason behind his Manchester United injury mystery. Having had a cardiac ablation to correct the issue, the former England man says he is now healthy, back in training, and focused on making his comeback for United. (more...)
Antonio Conte says Thibaut Courtois Chelsea contract 'for the club' to sort Antonio Conte says Thibaut Courtois Chelsea contract 'for the club' to sort
- November 25, 2017

Conte said: "It is in the past". Courtois, 25, will have only one year left on his current deal at the end of this campaign and he is looking for a deal of about £210,000 a week that will put him up alongside Chelsea's best-paid players. "Then the captain tried again and the second time it was positive". "Thibaut knows very well my thoughts about him". On their unhelpful schedule, Conte continued: 'To get to your house at six in the morning is not simple. (more...)
Arkansas fires Bret Bielema moments after season-ending loss to Missouri Arkansas fires Bret Bielema moments after season-ending loss to Missouri
- November 25, 2017

He also eclipsed Andre Woodson's SEC record for passing touchdowns in a single season. Happened to me in high school, but now I'm prepared for it and we will see how it goes. He replaced John L. Smith, who coached the Razorbacks in 2012 after Bobby Petrino was sacked that summer. The team improved in 2014, finishing 7-6. (more...)
Wadley, Fant help Iowa dominate Nebraska in 56-14 win Wadley, Fant help Iowa dominate Nebraska in 56-14 win
- November 25, 2017

Ihmir Smith-Marsette returned the second-half kickoff 74 yards, and would have had a touchdown if it hadn't been for an illegal block in the back. The snowball only continued from there, as Lee was picked off by linebacker Ben Niemann at the NU 40, and Wadley took it to the house from 29 yards out two plays later to make it 35-14. (more...)
Kevin Durant, Draymond Green to sit out Bulls game Kevin Durant, Draymond Green to sit out Bulls game
- November 25, 2017

He returned to play 33 minutes in his homecoming Wednesday at Oklahoma City, but failed to hit half his shots (8 of 17) for the first time in six games. Rookie forward Lauri Markkanen is expected to play despite a bug that has been hampering him in recent games, as he's been just 5-for-26 from the field in losses to the Lakers and Jazz. (more...)
Nathan Lyon responds to questions about Matt Prior spat Nathan Lyon responds to questions about Matt Prior spat
- November 25, 2017

But the offspinner did not back down on Friday, saying he was finally confident in his own skin in the test arena to back up his controversial comments. "I thought he bowled absolutely beautifully today". Australian quick Pat Cummins joked that Lyon should trash talk teams more often if that was what the spinner produced. (more...)
Central Florida, South Florida set for key showdown Central Florida, South Florida set for key showdown
- November 25, 2017

The stage is set for a huge rivalry weekend across the Group of Five, with a potential shot at the New Year's Six on the line for some teams. Besides the 160-pound War on I-4 Trophy, the American's East Division title and a spot in the conference championship game on December 2 is on the line. (more...)
Rafael Benitez confident he'll remain Newcastle boss regardless of takeover Rafael Benitez confident he'll remain Newcastle boss regardless of takeover
- November 25, 2017

I was talking to three players today, but we were talking about last night's Europa League. They're improving, they're learning. "I think, also, she is trying it on with £300 million". What can I do? Just for me it is a challenge. "If we have a change in ownership, we don't know if we will have money or not, because of Financial Fair Play rules". (more...)
PSG shatter Champions League record PSG shatter Champions League record
- November 25, 2017

By half-time, they had conspicuously failed to do that, registering a mere 39% of the ball - and due to their ramshackle defence they had been punished. More pressingly, Rodgers is confident his players will have recovered for Sunday's Betfred Cup final against Motherwell at Hampden Park. They had also only ever managed just two wins in 29 previous away games in the group stage, and yet they stunned their hosts by going ahead with just 58 seconds played. (more...)
The Trump Organization Is Bailing on Its Struggling SoHo Hotel The Trump Organization Is Bailing on Its Struggling SoHo Hotel
- November 25, 2017

Although framed as the Trump Organization walking away, CIM is actually paying the company to leave with years left on its contract. The Trump Organization does not own the property, but has managed it under a licensing deal. Also down since the election: room bookings from pro sports teams visiting New York City. Under the exit terms, Trump still gets a cut of the hotel's revenue. (more...)
Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt score world's highest T20 opening partnership Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt score world's highest T20 opening partnership
- November 25, 2017

Kamran Akmal and Butt's stunning partnership bettered the previous record of 207-run stand for the first wicket, which was set by Joe Denly and Daniel Bell-Drummond for Kent playing in the NatWest T20 Blast earlier this year, in August 2017. (more...)
Derrick Rose steps away from Cavaliers, considering basketball future Derrick Rose steps away from Cavaliers, considering basketball future
- November 24, 2017

While the guard was averaging 14.3 points and 26.9 minutes in seven games for the Cavaliers , the team is 6-1 in his absence after going 5-6 to start the season. The Cavs signed Rose to a one-year, $2.1 million contract over the summer with designs of him being the backup point guard. Rose rolled the ankle on October 20 when he landed awkwardly following a flagrant foul from then-Milwaukee Bucks big man Greg Monroe . (more...)
Chip Kelly out of the running for Florida job Chip Kelly out of the running for Florida job
- November 24, 2017

Florida: Randy Shannon has a tough task getting this banged-up and depleted roster ready to play its best football, but the former Miami coach should have plenty of motivational tactics to get the Gators fired up for a rivalry game. Considered one of the top candidates available in a market that has several high-profile openings, Kelly has also received interest from Nebraska and Tennessee. (more...)
3 takeaways from Baylor's loss to TCU 3 takeaways from Baylor's loss to TCU
- November 24, 2017

It's official: the No. 4 Sooners will take on No. 12 TCU in the Big 12 Championship on December 2 at 11:30 a.m. Oklahoma, which still has to play its regular season against West Virginia on Saturday, won the last Big 12 title game in 2010, taking down Nebraska 23-20. (more...)
No. 2 Miami looks to stay flawless against Pittsburgh No. 2 Miami looks to stay flawless against Pittsburgh
- November 24, 2017

Thanks in very large part to Pitt's defense, Miami's offense could muster next to nothing on the day, churning out just 176 yards of offense while the game was still within reach (they finished with 234). 2, it happened in SC and it's happening here Pittsburgh today", Narduzzi said. The turnover chain came out three times for the game, giving Miami 19 takeaways in the last five contests , and defensive back Jaquan Johnson came up with perhaps the biggest, momentum-changing play of ... (more...)
Jay Cutler out, Matt Moore will start for Dolphins vs. Patriots Jay Cutler out, Matt Moore will start for Dolphins vs. Patriots
- November 24, 2017

Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reported the news. -Matt Moore will start at quarterback with David Fales as his backup. "Obviously him being in concussion protocol, I don't know how long this will be", Gase said, per ESPN's James Walker . (more...)
Eric Cantona suggests Antoine Griezmann alternative for Manchester United Eric Cantona suggests Antoine Griezmann alternative for Manchester United
- November 24, 2017

Mourinho has come in for criticism at times this season for a perceived overly-cautious approach but the Portuguese cited Saturday's 4-1 win over Newcastle as evidence of their ambition going forward. "This philosophy at United is very strong for the kids". "This philosophy of the game at United is very strong and that is why it can be hard to understand, but I love Mourinho and he will win things, which is very important". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton fastest in second Abu Dhabi practice Lewis Hamilton fastest in second Abu Dhabi practice
- November 24, 2017

After wrapping up this year's drivers' title two races ago in Mexico City, Lewis Hamilton believes a fourth career victory at the Yas Marina Circuit on Sunday is what Mercedes deserves after a fourth successive double title-winning campaign. (more...)
Anthony Joshua says he is bemused by Joseph Parker's antics Anthony Joshua says he is bemused by Joseph Parker's antics
- November 24, 2017

Fans are clamouring to see the heavyweight championship unified once again in the new post-Klitschko era that boxing now finds itself in. I took the belts from him. At the end of the day he's a fighter and despite the well spoken, media-trained image he built up at the beginning of his career, the truth is he just loves to fight and he'll be targeting all three with every single bit of his punching power in 2018. (more...)
Barcelona manager, Valverde reveals why Messi was dropped against Juventus — Champions League Barcelona manager, Valverde reveals why Messi was dropped against Juventus — Champions League
- November 24, 2017

Clearly, something behind the scenes is wrong and Messi is portraying that with his attitude on the pitch. And Valverde admits he wanted to keep Messi in reserve for when the game opened up in the second half. Following a humbling 3-0 loss in Rome, Willian led Chelsea's efforts to get its European campaign back on track, scoring a goal in each half and winning a penalty. (more...)
UEFA fines Everton after fan appeared to strike Lyon player UEFA fines Everton after fan appeared to strike Lyon player
- November 24, 2017

The Everton fan - whose young child was sucking a dummy - appeared to push Lopes' head and seemed to aim a punch in the direction of the keeper and defender Mouctar Diakhaby. "I asked the players to make it hard for me to leave them out of the team on Sunday and the majority have probably made it very easy for me". The matches have been ugly but there is no denying Unsworth could POSSIBLY have done just enough to keep us out of a relegation battle assuming an uptick upon the appointment of ... (more...)
Michigan-VCU Ends With An All-Time Bad Beat At The Buzzer Michigan-VCU Ends With An All-Time Bad Beat At The Buzzer
- November 24, 2017

The Wolverines' 6-11 junior forward Moritz Wagner completed a 3-point play with 1:11 to play, and hit a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left as they closed out what was a tight game throughout, for fifth place in the Maui Invitational. VCU ran off 10 straight points midway through the second half and grabbed the lead, 50-49 on a pair of free throws from Lane. The Rams held the Wolverines scoreless for almost five minutes and used a 13-2 run to go up 53-49. (more...)
Golfer Chawrasia remains on top in Hong Kong Open Golfer Chawrasia remains on top in Hong Kong Open
- November 24, 2017

The four-time victor on European Tour and victor of six titles on Asian Tour, Chawrasia has already been on the winner's circle this year with the Hero Indian Open and is now looking for his first European Tour title outside India. I'm just following my game plan", he was quoted as saying by an Asian Tour release. "Same thing, I'm playing last two days, exactly the same strategy". (more...)